11 Red Flags You Should Avoid When Hiring

Posted in: HR & Management | January 26, 2012

With he economy starting to turn-around I am beginning to see small businesses hiring again.  One of the keys to hiring good talent is to avoid hiring bad talent.  But how do you do this?  This article does a great job of providing you with 11 tips for preventing bad hires.  Check it out!

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How to Diagnose What’s Wrong With Your Business

Posted in: Strategic Planning | January 24, 2012

I recently came across this article, “How to Diagnose What’s Wrong With Your Business.”  It does a nice job of helping small business owners determine what’s wrong – as well as right – with their business.  If your business is struggling, please try using the steps in this article to clarify your issues so that […]

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What to Do When You Underbid on a Project

Posted in: Sales | January 18, 2012

As a business consultant I am regularly speaking with business owners on bidding work.  One of the top areas we talk about is what do do if you underbid a project.  I recently came across this quick article that provides three good solutions to underbidding projects.  Check it out.

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5 Things Every Small Business Needs to Know About SEO

Posted in: Marketing | January 11, 2012

I was recently discussing SEO with a plumbing contracting client.  I find this to be a very interesting topic due to its tech nature as well as the  results it can produce if done properly – increase site traffic and sales.  Since I am not an expert on SEO, I thought I would so some […]

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5 Reasons People Resist Change

Posted in: HR & Management | January 5, 2012

The new year tends to bring about thoughts of change.  Most small business owners assess the prior year and then begin thinking about various ways to improve their business in the coming year.  Some even take the step of creating a strategic plan and then set out to implement it.  Sometimes it get implemented and […]

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