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Good idea for a new business? Absolutely yes…but maybe not

When I ran my ad agency, I had the opportunity to talk with many entrepreneurs getting ready to start new businesses. I found that many of them, pumped up with enthusiasm and ready to take on the world, could recite … Continue reading

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Win the loan you need with a powerful business plan

Applying for commercial credit can be tedious. It calls for more documentation than you might initially have expected and certainly a lot more than when you apply for consumer credit. For lenders, extending credit to an entrepreneur usually means customizing … Continue reading

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At last, the big secret of selling

I’ve told this to colleagues, employees, and everybody I know who’s gone into business. It’s a pearl of business wisdom that’s attributed to Woody Allen. It goes like this: “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” You want to attract … Continue reading

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