Later-round financing.

This discrepancy exists because our unconscious, intuitive mind is aware of things our conscious mind is not. Don t brag. What you want to do is make it work better! The problems begin when you start to become successful.

Everyone is tapping into the same database

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Documentation Checklist for Sourcing

A complaining customer usually wants to continue doing business with the company'he or she just wants something to change so the relationship can continue. At its most extreme, reputation can literally keep you in business, as is the case with many companies, such as IBM and Walmart, whose well-developed reputations …

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A lazy person's guide to Strategy

Although we're not aware of any statistics measuring the movement of employees from large businesses to small businesses (or vice versa), we would guess the scale tilts significantly in favor of employees moving from large businesses to small businesses for several reasons: Employees get well-rounded experience working with small companies …

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Sales on a budget

Business plans have a lot of elements in common, such as cash-flow projections and marketing plans. What are our top three priorities'? I'll bet you'll get thirty-seven different answers! Additionally, lenders may require borrowers to pay points in order to cover administrative costs or to procure a lower interest rate …

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Is Your Company Getting Rusty in Purchasing?

If you decide to start your own business, you'll quickly discover what every successful entrepreneur before you has discovered: You have a finite amount of time and energy. However, if the new product is too different from existing products sold under the same name'for example, motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson's introduction …

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Pay employees to refer potential new hires

Depending on the makeup and size of the group, the issues to be discussed, and other factors, you may need to set rules for behavior, e.g., only two minutes per person, everyone in the room must be heard from, etc. Over 80 percent of all small business owners don't …

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A lazy person's guide to Accounting

By such means thousands of people who cannot trust their own judgment in these matters, will be attracted to a place where they are certain to be treated fairly. The necessary question to ask and answer is whether standard terms and conditions will apply or whether each relationship will be …

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Set specific goals in terms of enquiries

But in management, one s achievements are measured through the actions of others. When I talk to business owners, most say they aren't happy with their company, employees, customers, or financial results. This will get everyone in your company doing things the same way, producing consistent results without your constant …

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Verify billing and payment procedures

What kind of investment real estate property do you want to start with? You are probably working with friends or customers who have lenders, brokers, attorneys, title companies, and escrow officers they can recommend. This will ensure that you maintain trusted relationships that will result in you getting a majority …

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