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2018: Time to be bold or go home

Do you believe that “slow and steady wins the race” or that you need to “throw caution to the wind” in order to be successful? I ask the question because it seems to me that today’s cultural and business climate is one that leans heavily toward bold innovation and social change. Mark Cuban recently commented […]

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The challenge of boosting growth in a low-inflation economy

For anyone who was around during the hyper-inflation days of Presidents Ford and Carter, the current economic climate as something of an Alice-in-Wonderland feel. I say this because in those days the Fed was continually hiking its interest rate to bring down inflation. Today, the Fed is more worried that there isn’t quite enough inflation […]

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One Percent Edge #Podcast: Eddie Yoon

The Sustainable Path to Superior Growth with Eddie Yoon Are you struggling to grow your business and keep up with the times? Or are you wondering if it really is the right time for you to expand your business? If so, you can really learn a lot from Eddie Yoon, a great thought leader who really understands […]

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Entrepreneur: Your opening act was a success. What do you have for Act II?

Success in business is a moving target, and today the target is moving more quickly than ever before: Competitors push the target further away. Changes in technology move the target to one side or the other. Consumer preferences and demographics evolve, changing the size and shape of the target. We talk about having a laser-like […]

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One Percent Edge #Podcast: Gary Bradt

Don’t Let Your Fear of Change Hold You Back with Gary Bradt Why do business leaders resist change? It is easy to see intellectually how change is a vital component of a successful business, but so often strong companies crumble because of a resistance to major change. So what is it that causes us to […]

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Build Your Small Business in 2017 Using Big Corporation Ideas

By Tiffany Rowe As a small-business owner, you know that you can’t compete with large corporations on many fronts. They have much bigger budgets than you have at your disposal, plus larger teams of people working within their organizations, and typically a more well-established brand name. Now, while there are actually plenty of advantages to […]

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A lesson from the Second Law of Thermodynamics you can use in your small business

  “Same old, same old.” Have you said that, or used similar words, when you’ve been asked what you have been doing lately? We tend to be creatures of habit. By itself, that’s not bad. If we had to consciously think about every step we took each day, everything we had to do, we would […]

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Business Owner, Renew Thyself!

By Jeff Davidson As we begin to look forward to the coming year, we often search for new insights and perspectives. On the business front, you might encounter major milestones, such as expanding, landing an international client, or election as an officer in your professional association or group. You might be interviewed by a national […]

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Small business leadership: Are you a queen bee or a worker bee?

“Nothing gets done around here unless I do it myself!” Have you ever said that? If you have, it may be telling you a lot about your leadership. While it’s important for small business leaders to lead by example and be willing to get their hands dirty, it’s critical that they understand the position and […]

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Take our quiz if you dare: Measure your knowledge and commitment

Ready to take a stab at a few questions? Try these: When did crowdfunding start to get popular for business startups and expansions? How long have marketers been working with live video streaming? When was Pinterest started? When did Facebook start reaching out to small business owners for advertising? When did Google start publishing local […]

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