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Starting a new business? 4 Tips to get you going


I’ve spoken to a few people in just as many weeks that want to start a new business and they don’t know where to start. If you are starting a business here are 4 tips to get it going. 1. … Continue reading

Are you on the Train or Stuck on the Platform? How to Transition your Business from Traditional to Social Media


If you hung out “your shingle” for your business just 10 years ago, you might fall into the category of what I call a traditional business.  Whether you are a service or product based business, a business to business concern … Continue reading

What business planning have you done lately?


Thank Goodness it’s Friday!  Beginning with this post I will offer a TGIF business tip blog every Friday to help you grow and sustain your business. Every business needs a firm foundation, so let’s get planning in 2013.  You’d be surprised at … Continue reading

Lessons from Hurricane Sandy: It’s time for an emergency preparedness plan for your life and business


Hurricane Irene was a year ago almost to the day before Hurricane Sandy which assaulted the northeast corridor of the US the end of October of this year. After going through Hurricane Irene, many people, including me thought that it … Continue reading

It’s not too late for New Year’s Resolutions: Create your own Work Life Balance


It’s never too late to write your New Year’s resolutions.  Have you written yours yet?  Don’t fret. You can still take the time to do this.  In today’s work-a-day world, most professional people are writing strategic and long range goals … Continue reading