Monthly Archives: March 2010

Ten Tips for a Successful Performance Review

1.  Create a safe environment. Ideally, you don’t want to be interrupted, so if you have an office with a door you can close that’s perfect. Most employees have some anxiety about performance reviews, so it’s important to create an … Continue reading

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Ten Interview Questions that Sound Like They Should Be Okay to Ask (But Aren’t).

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Opportunity act of 1972, along with the Education Amendments of 1972, are what most of us think about when we talk about equal opportunity in the workplace, or any other place … Continue reading

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Accounts Receivable Factoring: Better Than A Bank Loan in the Great Depression

Accounts Receivable factoring, or AR factoring, is not a new cash flow management technique, even though it might be new to you as a business owner. Small-business owners don’t start their companies to be short-term loan officers for customers. But … Continue reading

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Social Networking – Dos and Don’ts of Blogs, Comments, and Tweets.

There’s a delicate balance between good communication and spam. If what you’re putting out into the world has little actual value — and be honest with yourself about that — you’re going to turn people off. If you join in … Continue reading

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Social Networking – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Your Business.

A friend of mine, Richard was commuting from Scotland to London last year, attending training seminars. He flew with EasyJet, an airline based in the UK. His experience was not good. And all his Facebook friends read about it as he used Twitter on his phone to … Continue reading

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Taxes for Entrepreneurs: Your First Tax Season

It’s no coincidence that taxes are due around Easter each year. Anyone who’s ever needed an answer to a tax question will be familiar with the rabbit hole that they call the IRS Website.  If, like tens of thousands of individuals, … Continue reading

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