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What Should You Do When Employees Bring Personal Problems to Work?

I've been managing people for years, but I continue to be conflicted about how to deal with employees who bring personal problems to work.  According to recent research, by Bensinger, ...
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Five Things I Wish I Knew About Business at Age 18

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to have the knowledge that you have today, but at a younger age? Being older and wiser, then going back to ...
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Why Do We Sometimes Fail to Plan?

What makes us as innovative business leaders not want to plan something in writing?  We created what might be a big idea in our head and we continue to dream ...
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Getting Through a Dark Business Situation

Did you ever feel like you were in a truly dark business situation? So far deep into the woods that you wondered, “How did I get here?” That you asked ...
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Is Your Workplace Innovative?

Is Your Workplace Innovative?Whether you’re in a team of 1 or a group of 1,000, an innovative workplace will become important for your business to maintain competitiveness in the long ...
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Planning Ideas for Next Year

Planning Ideas for Next YearAh, fall… my favorite time of year on the east coast—crisp fall mornings followed by gentle afternoon sunshine. For me, these weather changes provide a sign ...
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Is Your Marketing Supporting Your Sales?

What Is Marketing? Why do so many businesspeople today confuse marketing with sales? I feel sorry for people who mix up marketing and sales when trying to generate new business ...
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How Do You Deal With Being Ignored in Business?

Have you ever sent an email or left a message with someone and only heard crickets? How about that proposal you wrote at the request of a prospective client? You ...
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Time Management for Business Owners

Time Management for Business OwnersDid you ever finish your workday and wonder, “What happened to my time? Where did it go?” One of the hardest parts about being a small ...
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