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Informative Articles to Help Small Business Owners and Organizational Leaders

Topics: ​Strategy  |  Business Development  |  Coaching  | Business Analysis  | Other


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GREATER SACRAMENTO (Strategy / Attraction for International Businesses)

​5/17/2023



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FORBES (StrategyHow To Start A Business In 11 Steps (2023 Guide) )

​4/28/2023

Excellent read for entrepreneurs and existing business owners to help guide them toward achieving & sustaining their unique business vision!


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Insperity (Coaching / Conflict Resolution & Teambuilding)

​4/2/2023

Successful strategies and a professional approach to help overcome challenges between co-workers.


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Zendesk (Coaching / Customer Service Skills)

​1/29/2023

Exceptional Customer Service directly impacts business outcomes, evaluate and improve...don't take if for granted.


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SalesBlink (Business Development / Sales Goals: 7 Simple Steps)

​1/20/2023  

Setting goals for the New Year can prove highly advantageous to your Team & Organization.

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Psychology Today (Coaching / Finding Peace in an Anxious World)

​10/16/2022  

Managing change, with positivity, purpose, and at your pace.

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Inc. (Strategy / 8 Deadly Ways to Kill Employee Motivation)

​9/23/2022  

Avoid these motivational killers and help your team thrive!

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OptimoRoute (Business Analysis / 13 Small Business Metrics to Track)

​9/14/2022  

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HBR (Strategy / Plan a Smooth Succession for Your Family Business)

​9/14/2022  

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HBR (Strategy / 5 Things High Performance Teams do Differently)

​11/21/2021  

Entrepreneur, Advice, Tips, Business Development, Brand, Small Business,  Consulting

Mediafeed (Strategy / 8 Tips for Sharing a Leadership Role at the Office)

​11/21/2021  

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Strategy / Difficulty Finding Workers)

​10/31/2021 

Poll results state that approximately 56% of small business owners see a return to normal business conditions between 6 months – 1 year. Acquiring and retaining talent remains a major challenge.  

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QuickBooks (Strategy /  Work Culture is Essential for Client Focused Biz)

​9/23/2021 

Business success & adaptability are often the result of inspirational leadership, positive work culture, and of course happy customers. Consider taking a balanced approach with the long-term success of your people...they will ultimately deliver you the profits. 

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Constant Contact (Business Development / Marketing Strategies) 

​9/23/2021

Excellent insight captured in this report which is based on survey responses of 1000 Small Businesses and Consumers. The data may prove helpful, as you evaluate how best to maximize your Return on Investment when promoting your e-Commerce platform and Social Media campaigns.

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BBC (Business Development / Selecting a good company name is tricky) 

​9/2/2021

Building a business brand and commercial identity for both a physical and virtual presence is very important. There are many factors to consider and this article provides some valuable insight!

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HBR (Strategy  / How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation) 

​7/5/2021

Organizational culture is incredibly powerful for all businesses who wish to thrive and ultimately survive over the long term. Lead by example and unleash the full potential in your Teams!

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HBR (Coaching  / Overwhelmed and Feeling Guilty...it's Unsustainable) 

​6/17/2021

Too much work, growing to-do-lists, simply overwhelmed...take a deep breath and try a different approach! Make a change and avoid potential burnout with some practical solutions. 'Think Positive & Take Action'...you got this! 

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HBR (Coaching  / Stop Doing Low Value or 'Tactical' Work) 

​6/2/2021

Your TIME and ENERGY are NOT unlimited. Find greater happiness, fulfillment, and success by making smart choices and prioritizing.

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Bankrate (Strategy  / Restaurant Start-Ups: Costs & Challenges) 

​5/25/2021

Statistically, when only 20% of restaurants stay in business longer the five years, make every effort to start your endeavor on a solid foundation so your dream remains a reality for decades.

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Kiplinger (Strategy  / Business Succession & Continuity Planning) 

​5/25/2021

Change is a constant and proactively leading this change toward desired objectives will help you be better prepared to successfully navigate through business disruptions & transitions in a more predictable and sustainable manner. Make time to plan!

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Alignable (Strategy  / Overcoming Challenges) 

​5/4/2021

Creative yet practical solutions to challenges that owners can leverage in order to try and help strengthen business outcomes.

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HBR (Coaching  / Growth vs. Performance Culture) 

​4/19/2021

A feeling based approach with active listening and nurturing to leverage the core strengths and untapped energy within your team. Collaborative & Empowering! 

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Thrive Global (Business Development / Great Customer Experience) 

​4/19/2021

Genuine, consistent, and engaging connection with customers truly matters. Create a vision  for clear organizational alignment and offer real customer value, it has the potential to deliver sustainable growth for all involved. Build those relationships!

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HBR (Strategy / Thoughtful Employee Offboarding) 

​2/24/2021

There is incredible organizational value in professional offboarding (exiting) of employees. Several great ideas shared to help your company reputation, branding, and culture strengthen post voluntary separations. 

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HBR (Coaching / Ego is the Enemy of Good Leadership) 

​2/3/2021

A ballooning ego for any leader can have harmful effects on your organizational culture & performance results. Embrace ideas other than your own with humility and compassion to generate energy and positive business momentum for longer-term strategic success.

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SBA (Business Analysis / Stay Safe from Cybersecurity Threats) 

1/28/2021

Conduct a routine business assessment of your cybersecurity threats and implement action plans with the help from your internal & external subject matter experts. Protect your business (e.g. data, IP, brand) from this exponentially growing risk!

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HBR (Coaching / Power of Listening) 

1/28/2021

Active listening requires conscious effort, empathy, and patience. It can be extremely challenging for some or a natural gift for others. Regardless, it's an incredibly powerful skill to develop for both your personal and professional growth.

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Inc. (Strategy / Business Pre-Sale To Do List) 

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1/26/2021

Here's a handy quick reference To-Do List that may help you in preparing your business for sale. Start early so you have adequate time and resources to dedicate to this important endeavor.

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SCORE (Strategy / Preparing your Business to be Bought) 

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1/25/2021

Its important to allocate time and effort in preparing your business to be bought, and there are critical areas to focus on if you want the best possible outcomes.

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FORBES (Strategy / 10 Business Trends for 2021)