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Are you Drowning Your Prospects?

Jun 29, 2012 No Comments

In today’s competitive marketplace, everybody sells something—whether it’s a product, a service, a philosophy, an idea or, most importantly, themselves. Your success often depends upon your ability to deliver a polished and persuasive presentation.

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How to Make Working at Home Work: A Banker-Turned-Entrepreneur’s Story

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments

Coffee News owner and CEO Bill Buckley left the financial industry to start a Coffee News franchise out of his home.

“I really didn’t want a ‘real job.’ I wanted to work for myself,” Bill Buckley recalls. “And I loved working from home.”

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The value of networking

May 30, 2012 No Comments

Most businesses and entrepreneurs recognise the advantages of developing their knowledge and understanding of the market they work in. Networking with other businesses in your space can allow you to share experiences and ideas with one another, as well as make some valuable contacts with potential clients or partners.

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5 things to keep in mind when applying at a start up!

May 16, 2012 No Comments

Back in the old days (HAH! that sounds hilarious) the goal was to get a cushy job with some big successful company and make a name for yourself while climbing that corporate ladder. You put in your 25 years, retire with your gold watch and ride off into the sunset of retirement. Well times have […]

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Project management, tools, process, plans and project planning tips

May 09, 2012 No Comments

Here are rules, processes and tools for project planning and project management. While project management skills are obviously important for project managers, interestingly the methods and tools that project managers use can be helpful for everyone.

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A Good Mentor Will Tell It Like It Is

Apr 25, 2012 No Comments

Entrepreneurs — especially young ones — tend to tap their friends for business advice. But that can be a mistake. The reason is, friends tell you what you want to hear. For what you need to hear, rather, a mentor is often a better bet.

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