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Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Communications

The Business Balancing Act

Managing sales is a balancing act to protect your brand and cash flow. Rapid growth is a welcome addition to any business, but at the same time, unmanaged growth can be detrimental to a company’s quality and brand
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Customer Service Still Matters

People will talk about you anyway. Make sure it’s good because good means more people will buy your products or come to your establishment. Bad means they will cross you off the “must check out” list or never put you on that list to begin…
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Taking the Entrepreneurial Plunge

Six best practices when starting a small business after working in corporate. I have a 30-year career in events - tradeshows, conferences, etc. - and until recently, I have always worked for others. I have worked for media
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Scale Up to Keep Up

Building Business Operations This is a MBDA Advertorial Many businesses equate scaling up to adding new employees who can maximize growth capabilities. Although personnel is a factor, scaling business
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A Second Big Growth Spurt

The Accidental Entrepreneur, A Hispanic Business Journey One fine day, an older gentleman (he was then my current age) called and said he wanted to talk to me about an idea to do TV commercial testing for the Hispanic
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Treat Vendors as Assets

Vendors and independent contractors can be critical to your small business success For many businesses, doing everything in-house simply is not an option. If this is true in your business, be sure to treat vendors and…
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The Accidental Entrepreneur

Chapter 2 – Getting Started, The First Three Years I am a researcher, that’s who and what I am. And I am a Hispanic researcher, dedicated to bringing the voice of the Hispanic population to the people who need
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Keep a Business Eye on E-Workers

Protect Your Business By Telling Your Workers You're Watching Over the past 15 years, most work places have seen the introduction of  communications technologies including e-mail, voice messaging, and computers with Internet access.…
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