Always Deal with Decision Makers
An entrepreneur's goal is to operate at the highest level possible.
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This is my motto - Life is too short to work with people who make you miserable.
In the late 1990s, anyone wanting Sandra Nunnerley's elegant, custom-designed furniture had to have deep pockets as well as good taste.
Peter Oppermann studied mechanical engineering in Germany, but was always drawn to the arts, design, and Eastern philosophy.
Through the years, I've learned that a quick "no" is as important as a "yes" when it comes to dealing with clients and customers.
People leave their corporate jobs to start small businesses for all sorts of reasons, financial and emotional.
The largest companies in the world have all sorts of advisory boards, but entrepreneurs are often reluctant to ask outsiders for help.
If you think incubators are just for babies and chicks, think again.
An annual or semiannual retreat is an excellent way to measure the pulse of your business and tackle small problems before they turn into bi...
Creating a greener, safer workplace can improve health and morale while boosting your bottom line.
I'm usually the last one to urge any entrepreneur to spend money on fancy office furniture.
In this high-tech era, it's a bit surprising to learn that face-to-face meetings are still the most popular form of business communication.
The greatest thing about working at home is being able to spend more on high-tech, high-productivity office equipment, travel, marketing, an...
Publishers Weekly named Elaine Petrocelli, co-owner of Book Passage in Corte Madera, California, bookseller of the year a few years ago.
Tight budgets and soft sales during the recession pushed savvy business owners to turn to each other for free advice rather than hiring cons...
Every business hits a rocky patch once in a while; it's nothing to be ashamed of.
Isidore "Izzy" Kharasch is a skilled chef, but most of his clients don't even know he can cook.
Paul Curtain, owner of Raymond's Jewellers in downtown Sioux Falls, South Dakota, needed a loan to remodel his store a few years ago.
Good managers are expected to evaluate their employees carefully at least once a year.
With so many online options for buying office supplies, why would anyone pick up the phone, place an order, and wait for a Magee's truck to ...