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Apple, Salesforce, Google Among Top 25 Companies For Women, As Voted By Female Employees

The issue of equality in the workplace continues to be a point of contention. Some companies seem to be coping, and tney happen to be leading companies. Take a look at what they’re doing to overcome differences. http://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2016/11/18/apple-salesforce-google-among-top-25-companies-for-women-as-voted-by-female-employees/#141a13fb266d

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Offshore Outsourcing Alive and Well in Barbados | CIO

In this 2001 article, Barbados was suggested to the be place where outsourcing was a viable option. The advantages were touted within this article. Now in 2016, there has been a fall off. Why is this so? Where have we … Continue reading

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Central Bankers Aren’t Superheroes – Bloomberg

This article is a must read. It tells you exactly where the central banks are and why we as a people need to step up to the plate, use our education and come up with solutions. Yes they may be … Continue reading

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Banks fighting back against card fraud

With more people using Debit / Credit Cards for transactions and some still going to the banks first; there a word that you must always have in mind – CAUTION. Banks seem to be on the back foot with regards … Continue reading

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5 Lessons From Commercial-Real-Estate Financing for Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

This article is bang on target! I’ve seen entrepreneurs who want to go into  business totally unprepared. Their business plans in particular provide little or no clarity as to what they intend to do; yet many are reluctant to hire … Continue reading

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Changing Format and Direction for this blog

It’s been a real challenge with time constraints of late and managing multiple blogs both internally and externally. That being said, the time has come to reluctantly change direction. At first, I thought that I could get other contributors who … Continue reading

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Treat your business seriously

Small operations functioning in business take too many unnecessary risks.  In the name of getting business, we embark on transactions that promise payment on the backend where the deal looks good.  We may function based on the feeling that if … Continue reading

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The Best Ways to Do Market Research for Your Business Plan

This may be a useful solution when you need to do your business plan and are a little cash strapped = http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/241080 Would love to read your thoughts.

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How To Raise Startup Capital | BusinessFinancing.org

I have found that Forbes has great articles that are of benefit to small businesses, and this article is no different: http://www.businessfinancing.org/startup/raise-startup-capital/  It contains useful information that is designed to take your business forward by showing sources of capital to … Continue reading

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An interview with a business development specialist

It’s been since 1995 that this individual who develops businesses as a profession has been doing so almost daily. He has a passion for businesses, and though he’s been interviewed for information as it relates to projects, no one ever … Continue reading

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