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Charting a New Course

With one wave of the pandemic storm over and economies opening up again, those companies that secured their finances and took the necessary steps quickly enough to survive or even thrive now need to turn their attention to getting back to…

The Soul of Your Business

“Every company has a soul. Every company has a distinct set of values that colors its priorities and behaviors. Companies believe in different things to different degrees, including innovation, value, quality, freedom, choice, price, and so…

Here Are 5 Ways to Improve Company Culture

5 simple steps to achieve great culture that attracts the best workers, increases overall retention, improves performance, and lowers costs. Editor's note: This is part two of a two part series. Part one is entitled Pssst,

Videoconferencing: An Ingenious Way To Network

A current theme bears repeating: After social distancing, we will emerge into a world where the rules of the game have changed. Thriving in this “new normal” will require refining tried-and-true skills, and developing new techniques for a…

6 Lessons Learned From Managing Growth

Vacation tip: When you are an entrepreneur, you will never need a vacation more than you will as your company is growing, and it will never be harder to get away. Everyone looks to you. If you're doing this as a couple, it may be even…

Is Your Small Business Resilient Enough?

The ability to quickly adapt, recover and reinvigorate in business is a constant requirement "I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the

Small Business Revenue Growth and Success

For any small business managing expenses is essential, but in order to achieve success a focus on sales for sustainable revenue growth is paramount There is a strong correlation between successful small businesses, sales and

Financing Your Small Business Growth With Debt

Seven factors for small business owners to consider. 1. The Loan Amount The loan amount should include the funds needed for both hard costs and soft costs. The hard costs would include real estate, equipment, inventory, and…

Managing Growth By A Hispanic Entrepreneur

Be careful what you wish for when managing are three key factors to help. Every Hispanic entrepreneur wants his/her company to grow, and growth is a good thing. But managing that growth can be trickier

Six Steps For Growing Green Profits [Video]

The proof is in. Sustainability sells. How does your business use sustainability to grow business results? Did you know that today over a dozen companies sell over a billion dollars EVERY YEAR in green products? Here are

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

Five Ways Smart Buildings Grow Profits

This emerging mega trend that will reshape how businesses make money. Smart buildings use the Internet of Things (IoT) plus artificial intelligence (AI) to increase productivity. This emerging mega trend will reshape how

Money is Chasing Technology Deals

What value can the new partner contribute to the venture besides capital? Foreign investor capital is reaching out to early stage technology companies. This can be helpful or harmful to an early stage technology

3 Keys To Sustainable Sales Growth

Winning customers requires a competitive price, being authentic and providing a solution that enhances personal and environmental wellness Generating sales growth is the key business issue facing every business. Companies like Chipotle,…

Moving on Up Through Mergers and Acquisitions

Building Competency in Acquisitions-Part 3: The Approach- Basic Principles of the Transaction Execution Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Strategy—Author’s note: The activities that lead to the identification and ultimate

14 Productivity Pieces for 2014

Some call it self improvement, some call it productivity, it's about happiness, your business and getting on track for 2014 1. Productivity: 3 Tools to Manage Tasks There are a wealth of productivity tools

4 Keys To Latina Brand Loyalty

The Latina market is built upon truly engaging her and her network. Latinas now have $1.3 trillion of annual buying power, which is equal to that of Mexico! Eighty-six percent of Latinas say they are the primary household purchase…

Rethinking Customer Engagement

Learn from healthcare's example and refocus on customer relationships One of the things enabled by social media is the ability to develop deeper and stronger relationships with one's customers. Social network platforms provide a forum

Grow Business Thru Customer Experience

"Outside In" author explains how the six disciplines of customer experience can help businesses succeed Editor's Note: This article concludes a two-part series. In our new book, "Outside In," my co-author and I introduce the six

A Creative Mindset Can Help Your Business

The vital role creativity plays in business, innovation and solving problems. The role of creativity in business and innovation is a topic often discussed of late. Creativity in business is not only about product

5 Tips to Grow Your Business

Hispanic small business owners should think success to achieve success and grow their businesses Grow Your Business with Success Thinking In order to be a successful small business, you have to think and act like a successful…