Project Management in Sales

In the early years of your start-up business, you'll almost surely experience a reduction in your take-home income just as you'll also experience the feeling of a lack of security. So they're afraid to go for it, for fear of their boss's reaction when things aren't done the way he …

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Sales policies reviewed

Bankers are sensitive to the term or length of a loan. A high ratio indicates a strong ability to meet obligations, but a very high ratio may indicate that assets are inefficiently allocated; e.g., some of the money on hand might be better used for investment. No matter how …

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Proof That Finance Really Works

Even if you don t learn anything new, getting a firm handle on your goals and objectives is a big help in deciding how you ll plan your business. Have you ever noticed that successful people always get up when they fall down? When you spend time doing all the …

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A small leak can sink a great ship

Without written and tested systems in place, delegating operational tasks is impossible, even with great people. The best you can do is have a plan in which you logically and systematically attempt to show what will happen if a particular scenario occurs. Become essential to the place, and you will …

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Extract the Essence

One way to minimize the risk of starting a full-time business is to ease into a part-time one. Only you can make the reason you went into business become a reality. You can take advantage of listening to others experiences, and use this knowledge to build your project faster and …

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Use prices to position your business

For instance, when taking on investors, whether they are family and friends, angel investors, or venture capital investors, there are securities law issues that may inhibit the way in which money may be accepted. She calculated that, when taking all paperwork into account, she spent roughly an hour on each …

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A Simple Guide to Quality

Depending on your industry and the software you are using, it may be in your best interest to utilize graphics to enhance the presentation of any business plan. Production employees, for example, know how to handle materials, assemble products, test performance, and troubleshoot very specific problems. But you must protect …

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Strategy on a shoestring

If you spend all your marketing money on uniforms for your employees, keeping your facility spick and span, and doing excellent work, you may not achieve your marketing goal (more revenue at a higher price). Depending on your industry and the software you are using, it may be in your …

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Sales secrets

Stocks are increments of ownership of a corporation. This is difficult to deliver without good systems in place, unless you are everywhere, making sure everything is done correctly. A great cook may have incredible accounting skills, but that doesn t matter in the kitchen of the new restaurant. Know your …

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Make the Sales department a happy place to work

Have you ever noticed that successful people who have their lives in order are also more active, involved, and generous with charities, their church, and volunteer organizations? A great place to work has an ongoing training program where employees are involved in at least forty hours of training every year …

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A good lawyer can help you

The accounting calculations and measurements are not a neutral model of the activated resources, but are the outcome of complex constellations of management choices. Even if your plan excites initial interest, it may receive only a few minutes of attention to begin with. Eventually, the consumer may face financial ruin …

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How to sell sales

However, they may know little about other activities of the company. This is what I call profit-driven. This will elevate their leadership skills and make them accountable and responsible for the end results of their people. And in each of these two houses I was told that 'of course, if …

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