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The Critical Nature of Processes

January 3, 2017

A successful business relies on three major components: people, processes and resources. Business owners focus on the resources almost without fail. When employee behaviors match expectations, the company will be successful. So, how can we make sure employee behaviors match expectations? This is where processes come in. Including well-defined processes in the business environment is the surest way to setting the conditions for success in any business model.

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A 5-Page Website in 5 Simple Steps

January 3, 2017

No matter your company’s size or industry, it’s essential to have a strong website. If you’ve got a product or service to provide, you want people to know about it. A strong Web presence helps ensure that your customers can find you, recognize you, respect you, know what you have to offer, and give you their business.

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7 Tips for Leading and Growing Your Business as a Team

January 3, 2017

for many small businesses, one of the most powerful elements in achieving success is a successful team. Successful teams empower, challenge and motivate employees to learn, grow, achieve and invest in the success of the business. They also make for happier employees and bolster retention rates.

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How to Set Up a Board of Advisors

January 3, 2017

When you start a business, it is always useful to create a board of advisors. A board of advisors is a group of business people who can help you with your company, by providing advice you may be missing from key roles or staff. Such a group may include accountants, lawyers, marketers, or other entrepreneurs in later stages of company development.

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In Honor of Bill Bearding, SCORE Mentor

January 3, 2017

A short bio honoring Bill Bearding, a valued SCORE Mentor. Bill has been a Greater Phoenix SCORE Mentor since 2004. He has accumulated impressive credentials in marketing, human resources and consulting.

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How to Assemble A “Crack” Startup Team With Family, Contractors and Interns

January 3, 2017

You may not be able to juggle all the responsibilities of a new business single-handedly. Although right now you may not be able to afford to hire full-time employees, you can still assemble a “crack” team of passionate friends, family members, outside contractors and interns who would be willing to accept equity or experience as compensation. Here’s a mini-guide on what to consider when hiring family, contractors and interns.

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Entrepreneurs, Which Hat Do You Wear?

January 3, 2017

Entrepreneurs need to have both leadership and management skill sets. Each skill contributes in unique and different ways to the success of the organization.  Although there is some overlap between the two, the important thing is to understand the difference and the need for both.

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Turning Conflict into Agreement

January 3, 2017

In any organization that has two or more individuals there is likely to be conflict from time to time.  In any successful environment there is bound to be conflict, disagreement, and promotion of disparate ideas.  Where there is creativity, there exists the chance of conflict. There are some guiding principles that, if applied effectively will result in positive outcomes.

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