Hiring a salesperson: Is your company ready?

Hiring sales staff can have a tremendously positive impact on company performance; but is your company ready to take this big step?
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Good reads issue #5: Taxes, ways to lose a sale, and smart advice from a world-class CEO

Here's my latest issue of good reads for small business owners.
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Ready to Get Back on Track? Practical Steps to Overcome Organizational Inertia

Learn practical steps to refocus your organization and change its cultural habits.
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Be a do-er, not a lurker: Get the most from your memberships

To get value out of your business association memberships, join a committee or volunteer to help with a project.
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Small Business Success Q&A #15: Vivid Edge Media Group

David Pakman’s voice is well known throughout the Pioneer Valley and far beyond, thanks to “Midweek Politics,” his syndicated talk show, which is heard locally on WXOJ-LP  (Valley Free Radio) in Northampton and nationwide on over 100 radio and TV stations, on YouTube and via podcasts. When he’s not producing his own show, which tackles the […]
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Could an advisory board help you grow your business?

In growing their businesses, small and mid-sized business owners often grapple with issues that are outside their field of expertise or not part of their prior experience. Where to turn for thoughtful advice is always a challenge. This dilemma prompts many business owners to form an advisory board – a group of people who come […]
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Small Business Success Q&A #15: Shawenon Communications

Susanna Opper of Shawenon Communications is the subject of this week's Small Business Success Q&A.
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Small Business Success Q&A #14: Turcotte Data & Design

Jason Turcotte or Turcotte Data & Design shares his thoughts on building a successful small business.
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Good reads: Issue #4: Women and power, 12 client types and PR advice

This is volume 4 of articles I've found useful and wanted to share with my readers.
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Grace under fire: My adventures with Southwest Airlines

My experience raises the question of why more companies don’t train their employees the way Southwest has trained their workers.
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