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Archive for August, 2008


Stop Sickies and Make People Happy At Work

Posted by Alan Fairweather in How-To Guides

The message is – if you want motivated staff then make their
work interesting, give them feedback and give them the
feeling that they’re involved in the business.


Failure IS an option!

Posted by Pamela Swift in Entrepreneurs

Article contributed by Karen S Sieczka It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all. –Edward de Bono As entrepreneurs, we have all failed at one time or another. An idea doesn’t pan out, a deal falls through, we […]


How Much Does a Franchise Cost?

Posted by Pamela Swift in Franchise

Article contributed by Don Daszkowski How much does a franchise cost? Of course the cost of obtaining and starting a franchise depends on several variables. For instance, the type of industry, size and location are some of the differentiating factors. However, there are some basics that you could keep in mind if you are contemplating […]

I bet just the very title of this article is enough to make you run for cover! Along with paper piles, budget and Cashflow is another area that can drive solo business owners over the edge! In your corporate days you would have had a bookkeeping/accounting department that took care of all of this for […]

The “sandwich” technique doesn’t work, it lets you off the
hook and it’s mealy mouthed. Be direct when managing your
people and they’ll respect you more for it.
You are also much more likely to get a change in behaviour.

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