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February 2011 Blog Posts (6)

What’s a Business Worth?

by Mike Daley, owner of MJD Business Advice

If you are looking to sell your business in the next five years, you might start looking earlier rather than later. Many boomers are getting ready for retirement and based on the simple laws of supply and demand, those that own successful small businesses could be getting their business ready to sell in three to five years, driving…

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Added by Mike Daley on February 23, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Entrepreneurial Lessons From The Orchestra: 4: Hiring Talent

There is divided opinion in the workplace about talent.  Many people think that hiring talent is going to be the solution to many problems, and yet the talented hires come up short.  Why?

A part of the problem is understanding what talent is, and what it is not.  And there is no better place to go for our lesson than the orchestra, for here every member is "talented".



When the orchestra plays each member of the team plays his part.  There can be no lagging in the orchestra,…

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Added by Ian Hodge on February 22, 2011 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Packaging: How to get consumers to choose you over the competition. Your brand in the marketplace.

by Ross at onebestway

Like most people I hate doing the shopping, wandering round the aisles of a large soul-less white walled stack ‘em high supermarket with the all important trolley with one dodgy wheel.

Actually that’s a lie. I really quite enjoy it.

Not the act of walking up and down with a list looking lost and getting angry at the price of ham, I leave that to my fiancé. I enjoy walking up and…

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Added by entrepreneurdex team on February 9, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Business Card Power!

Nothing beats a good old fashion business card. This small 2 by 3.5 inch piece of paper packs enough power to leave a lasting impression on the individual it is presented to. I will even go as far as to say that if you are in business and you don't have a business card... it's like Kryptonite... you're doomed without it. Well not completely. I'm sure there are other clever things you can say or come up with to ween your way out of the situation, but you have to be pretty darn clever to pull…

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Added by KeseanKenton on February 7, 2011 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

On Being an Entrepreneur...and Cookies

 

Thought I'd start keeping a blog here and share some thoughts related to entrepreneurship, business, life and of course.... cookies.

 

     " It's all about the Cookies" ..... There is a story behind that quote, that is way to much to relate here, but I will try and convey the essence of the quote and a 'Reader's Digest' Version of the story.

 

You see, I used to fly airplanes for a living, and have stayed in a countless number of hotels......my favorite…

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Added by David Spencer on February 1, 2011 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Businessnatomy: The Analog Business Model

Businessnatomy : The Analog Business Model | Introduction Part 3

When evaluating business models, you have to start with the basics. You need to understand the analog perspective before you even try looking at digital business models. The traditional business models of yesterday were simpler than they are today. One of the best analogies I can give you is a personal one from my days of selling software.

Some years ago, a software company named DacEasy,…

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Added by Damir Perge on February 1, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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