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Technology Consultants Are Still Necessary

Technology Consultants Are Still Necessary

April 22, 20160 Comments

In today’s society, we are more connected than ever. We have all kinds of technological devices – Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops, Desktops, All-in One’s, etc.  Along with all these devices comes a lot of confusion on what is best. The challenge is, as a small business owner, how do you know what to purchase; especially when […]

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The Ultimate 90-Day Ramp Up Plan for Employees of Small Businesses

The Ultimate 90-Day Ramp Up Plan for Employees of Small Businesses

April 10, 20160 Comments

Are you currently working for a small business or entrepreneur?  If so, this article is for you! In the last few years, small businesses have become more attractive to those seeking careers.  This weeks article is for those of you who have secured a position with a small business (250 employees or less) and need […]

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Top Five Warning Signs of Entrepreneurship Career Complacency

Top Five Warning Signs of Entrepreneurship Career Complacency

February 26, 20160 Comments

Are you comfortable with your entrepreneurial career and business venture? Too comfortable, perhaps?  Being comfortable is not a bad thing, but getting to a point of complacency, the ‘safe’ zone, can be your biggest trap. When you spend a lot of time avoiding work or you start getting bored, you may need a strategic jolt […]

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Keep Your Small Business Processes Simple

Keep Your Small Business Processes Simple

February 23, 20160 Comments

A lot of big business gets process wrong but small businesses have a great opportunity to get it right. When you think of process, your first thought might be “no more procedures!” But in a small business you should think “bring it on!” Process offers many ways to measure progress when used correctly.  They should […]

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How to Stay on the Entrepreneurial Success Track

How to Stay on the Entrepreneurial Success Track

January 23, 20160 Comments

The challenge of staying on the entrepreneurial success track keeps me on my toes! Listed below are five ways that I keep Effició and my entrepreneurial career on the success track, no matter how many drops, twists and turns the small business roller coaster takes: 1. Look for High Level Opportunities: This can be tricky […]

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Get Clients First Then Write Your Plan

Get Clients First Then Write Your Plan

December 15, 20150 Comments

If you think the first thing you need to do to start a business is write a business plan, you’re wrong.  Writing a business plan right off the bat involves long hours of detailing your business strategies and sales forecasting even though you’re not sure what you’re doing, and trying to justify a need for […]

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Day to Day Tasks Must Be Delegated to Your Team

Day to Day Tasks Must Be Delegated to Your Team

July 31, 20150 Comments

This article brings up a lot of scenarios with my advanced level clients. Yes, advanced level. After a certain number of years as the “do it all” Entrepreneur, you can miss important warning signs that can prevent burn out, overload and possibly “going out of business.” Warning signs that it’s time to build a team […]

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How to Generate Cash Quickly

How to Generate Cash Quickly

July 7, 20150 Comments

Let’s just jump right into it! 1. Start your ‘stay in touch’ campaign. If you have built a list of contacts, take the time to organize that list into categories; one for prospects, one for business colleagues and one for potential alliance partners. Let’s start with prospects. Create a schedule to call at least five […]

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How to Create an Environment that Facilitates Execution

How to Create an Environment that Facilitates Execution

April 10, 20150 Comments

Stop spending all of your time on the little things. This year is already moving pretty fast, therefore, your time management needs a quick pick me up. If you are ready to grow your business and generate sales, you have to function in an environment that facilitates execution. I have accomplished the almost-impossible in the […]

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You Like Your Career But Not Your Salary, Ask for a Raise!

You Like Your Career But Not Your Salary, Ask for a Raise!

March 24, 20150 Comments

If you enjoy your current entrepreneur career, working for a fast growth start up or small business, but not your salary; you may NOT need to change careers.  Ask for a raise instead! Let’s review a few calculations: According to Joe Hadzima, a columnist for the Boston Business Journal and lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School […]

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