Category: Business

Hiring a Sales Team: What Roles to Fill (and How to Decide If You Really Need One)

What roles do you need to fill if you’re hiring a sales team? And, do you even need an entire team—or is a single salesperson enough?

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Business Goals: 3 Handy Tools (with Templates) to Help You Achieve Them

Setting goals is a great start to ensuring your service business’ success. Unfortunately, simply identifying what you’d like to achieve isn’t enough to make those things happen. If you want to reach your goals, you’ll need to put in some serious effort. Fortunately, there are a number of tools out there that can help you […]

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How to Overcome (and Prevent) Business Failure: A Guide

Inspirational success stories are everywhere you look. But stories about business failure? Those are harder to find. Failure is uncomfortable – and persistent. But the more successful you want to be, the more failure there is to overcome. Way too many of us are treating these struggles like dirty secrets. So let’s stop right now. […]

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How to Grow Your Business Like a Silicon Valley Startup (Even If You Aren’t in Tech)

For many of us, successful Silicon Valley startups can seem like aliens. If we don’t have a tech business of our own – or even if we just live in a different area – there may be a lot we struggle to understand. Most of us simply read the crazy success stories and admire them […]

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Ask an Entrepreneur: How Do You Maintain Work-Life Balance?

Being an entrepreneur involves a huge time commitment— but it’s vital that entrepreneurs find time to put their work aside and achieve work-life balance.

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