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Being a boss: on-the-job training

There is a common situation that plays out in almost every kind of business. An employee observes the boss carefully – let’s say the employee is a carpenter and the boss is a contractor – and the employee decides he’d … Continue reading

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Business start-up: 10 important things NOT to do

1) Don’t make little plans. If you plan to establish a small business, that’s what you will end up with—and nothing more. Make a plan that recognizes all the possibilities of your new business, and serves as a road map … Continue reading

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Business start-up: 10 vital things to do

Shelves of volumes have been written about business start-ups. But here are ten things to do that underscore the areas that are among the most important. **************************** 1) Make a business plan. If you seek financing from a bank or … Continue reading

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