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How to predict the future of your business

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Great investors like Warren Buffett have earned their titles through their ability to predict the future of the market. With a little luck, and a lot of knowledge of what business professors call “value networks,” the future of business is easier to determine. Value networks are a system of businesses and service providers that work together to create value for their customers. ...

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5 reasons your conversion rate is lower than it should be

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Conversions are a key to a successful business. Even with a great marketing campaign or a huge potential audience, without a good conversion rate, your business will suffer. And every business’ conversion rate could stand to improve. By improving your conversion rate, you’ll actually be increasing profits and the bottom line of your business. Forbes has created a list of ...

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8 inspiring tips from TED Talks on how to embrace happiness

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What does happiness mean for you, and what makes you happy? In a series of TED Talks focused on happiness, 13 happiness experts (researchers, psychologists, monks and Malcolm Gladwell) attempt to answer this difficult question. Their results tend to point toward two distinct patterns. Firstly, we’re usually wrong about what actually makes us happy. And secondly, happiness happens mostly by choice, ...

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Don’t get caught with egg on your face: 8 tips for managing your office lease

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Thought Leadership on Office Space presented by Colliers International|Baltimore region.  It’s amazing to both of us. In our combined 50+ years in leasing office space, more than half the tenants we encounter never review their lease on an annual basis. In our experience, the only time landlords hear from tenants about lease-related issues is “after the fact,” after an expense invoice, after ...

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Is it time to grow your sales team?

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Thought Leadership on Creating a High Performing Sales Culture presented by Sandler Training Chartwell Seventeen Advisory Group If you’re like most business owners, you’ve had to do a fair amount of selling to get your company to where it is today. Perhaps you are at a point now where the demands of managing existing clients, internal staff and other “non-selling aspects ...

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Advice on your ecommerce strategy from the CEO of DotcomWeavers

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Amit Bhaiya is co-founder and CEO of DotcomWeavers, one of the country’s top web development and ecommerce companies. He also owns two Indian restaurants in New Jersey, Tandoori Chef and Tandoori Chef 2. In the following interview, Bhaiya talks about the challenges of being an entrepreneur in the tech space and offers some advice for your ecommerce strategy.

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Get the most out of your morning

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Business owners are busy from the moment they wake up to the hours past when they should’ve been asleep. Then, the next morning they’re up early and going at it again. While most people dislike being a “morning person,” the fact is that it’s necessary to get the most out of your day. Many seasoned CEOs still dislike being morning ...

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Why my team won’t change: 4 questions a leader should ask

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Thought Leadership on Strategy Execution presented by EntelliPROJ Consulting. By now, most of our personal change goals (New Year’s Resolutions) were tossed aside for a variety of reasons: unclear objectives, too audacious, not worth the effort, too little support, etc. These change failures and their causes are prevalent in society, extend into your organization, and can affect your strategy. Let’s ...

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Employees’ financial stress is your problem

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Thought Leadership on Credit Unions as a Benefit presented by Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union.  “You’re only as strong as your weakest link.” It’s something you’ve heard before and can apply to a multitude of situations, especially in your business. Your employees make or break your bottom line from their attitude to their skill set. Employees under stress can impact your ...

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