Posts Tagged“business”

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Business owners come in all shapes and sizes; likewise, each and every entrepreneur has a different approach in terms of their lifestyle and how they carry themselves. Picture Mark Zuckerberg in his hoodie and flip-flops standing next to your stereotypical suit-and-tie CEO. Similarly, think about pioneers such as Steve Jobs whose bold personality and distinct style are unforgettable; likewise, Bill Gates, despite his seemingly timid demeanor, represents one of the most compelling success stories of all time. Sometimes what makes a successful business owner in any industry has less to do with what’s on the surface and more to do…

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Even M&A experts like Larry Polhill know that almost half of all mergers and acquisitions “fail,” leaving the combined entity less well-off than before.  There are many reasons that this happens, and while some of them might be beyond your control, other causes of failed M&As can be prevented with some planning and careful preparation before the transition.  If you are thinking of participating in an M&A, here are some pitfalls to look out for. Customer Service Gaps Customers are the life’s blood of any business, and the first priority before, during and after any merger is to make sure…

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How well would you say you go about conducting your everyday business affairs? If the answer is not so well, why is that? In many cases, you (and your staff) may not properly understand what your customers truly want from you. If that is the case, you could find many of those customers going elsewhere for their business needs. One of the keys to doing business today and for the foreseeable future is making sure you understand how the world around you and your business operates. Yes, even if you despise politics on all levels, you can’t help but know…

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As we all love to know a little bit more about the individuals we chose to work with, or at the very least hire to work for us, it’s no surprise that with today’s current technology and internet resources, we choose to complete our own personal research before contacting the person in question. As this can be a very effective way to learn about someone before ever meeting them in person or sharing a first time phone call, we thought it would be a good idea to go ahead and introduce you to Jon Bunge, a litigation specialist who prides…

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The idea of being a business owner sounds brilliant, come up with a great idea, make your product or service and take it to the market to make lots of money. The unfortunate truth however is that it just isn’t as simple as that and for that reason many people or great ideas never even make it off the ground. If you have ideas of creating a start-up then after you have your original idea for what your product or products will be, the hard work is just about to begin. In order to get your business off the ground,…