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No Regrets: How To Pass The Buck And Get It Back
Jun19

No Regrets: How To Pass The Buck And Get It Back

Saying “no” can be difficult. We put so much time and energy into finding ways to say yes that it feels scandalous to pass up on something. Even when we’re pressed to our limits, turning down an opportunity feels like admitting defeat. After all, winners never quit and quitters never win.   Obviously, balancing the needs of a bootstrapping startup requires more than pithy phrases and a black and white approach...

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How To Close A Deal In 4 Steps

When it comes to responding to a request for proposal, (or RFP), employing an effective strategy is essential to winning the bid. While this may seem obvious, choosing the most effective game plan proves to be much more elusive. Simply being the lowest bidder with the hottest logo won’t cut it when customers are making key long-term business decisions.         Veteran strategic advisors and co-founders of...

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Keeping It Real – Successful Online Businesses Offer Genuine Resources

Websites  are probably even cheaper than a dime a dozen, and there are thousands more created every day. With so much competition and universal accessibility, the only way to create a long-lasting and sustainable website is to offer true resources that users may genuinely value.     Naturally, this is much more easily said than done, but it is the key to keeping your site relevant and attractive to users.  Consider the type...

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Top 5 Twitter Apps For Small Business

After Twitter announced that more than 1.5 million third party apps had been created using its API I thought I’d check out some of the new offerings available. With the new user influence the site is definitely getting more kick to it and spawning some intriguing new ideas. Take a look at these five new Twitter apps that will be most useful to your small business.     1. Measure Your Personal Growth Receive a daily...

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From Lunch To Launch: A Tale Of Startup Success At BaubleBar

Sometimes a great startup idea jumps right out at you when you’re doing something you enjoy. Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky, while working as investment banking analysts, enjoyed shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue on their lunch breaks. Today they run the successful online jewelry retailer BaubleBar, which is expected to see up to $11 Million in revenue in 2012. Here’s a look at the path this fashion savvy pair of 29...

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