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The Most Important First Step in a Sales Process

In my first enterprise software company we developed a methodology for sales that we called PUCCKA.<p>This post is about the “P” or pain.<p>The point of …

Mad Men

Leave Work By Noon: 7 Surprising Productivity Hacks of Entrepreneurs - Coach.me - Instant Coaching For Any Goal

How often does this happen to you: you start the week with a list of very feasible goals but by Friday, the project launch has been pushed to next …

The Art of Storytelling in Business

“The universe is made of stories, not of atoms,” poet Muriel Rukeyser famously said. A seemingly ludicrous suggestion in a world where we seek proof …

Marketing

9 Startup Habits That Will Transform Your Work

When I left journalism school, I and half of the grad students in my class entered the job market as freelancers. (It's a tough market for …

Entrepreneurship

A Step-by-Step Guide to Stop Procrastinating

How many times each day do you try to work yourself up to tackle some undesirable task? If you’re like me – several. Nothing is more exhausting than …

Time Management

10 Tips for Driving Traffic to Your Website - Part 1

Whether you're a designer, blogger, business owner, or entrepreneur, you want people to know the services you have to offer or read the creative …

You Have 25,000 Mornings As an Adult. Here's How to Not Waste Them

You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few. According to a report from the World Health Organization, the …

Tips for Effectively Working from Home

If you're considering working from home, it's important to find a healthy balance between getting your work done and having a healthy home life. …

Launching a Startup? Plan Your Marketing Around These 3 Phases

Few words in startup marketing conjure up as much confusion as the word “launch”. For some, launch is a one-day event that is centered on the set of …

Detroit: Myths and truths about bankruptcy

Two recurring misconceptions often repeated in the last several weeks: The domestic auto industry and Detroit are synonymous, and rich city pension benefits have pushed the Detroit budget into ruin.<p>DETROIT -- Suddenly, everyone's a Detroit expert, whether he or she has ever been here or not.<p>Greedy …

Tense week for banks as Lloyds sell-off looms

A flurry of banking news this week will illustrate the contrasting fortunes of the two bailed-out banks, Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of …

Reinvigorating A Detroit Neighborhood, Block By Block

The debt-laden city of Detroit has been an incubator for new strategies in urban revitalization, including a downtown People Mover, casinos, urban farms, artist colonies and large scale down-sizing.<p>In the wake of the city's bankruptcy, many in the community are thinking small.<p>Just outside of …

JPMorgan Chase Weighs Sale Of Physical Commodities Units Amid Controversy

JPMorgan Chase, the largest U.S. bank, said Friday it may sell its prized physical commodities business, just three years after it aggressively expanded into the sector, as authorities probe whether big banks are using their holdings of raw materials to manipulate commodities markets.<p>JPMorgan said …

EU and China settle trade fight over solar panels | Financial Times

The EU and China have settled a trade fight over solar panels that upset relations between two of the world’s largest economies and threatened to …

Solar Panels

Don't Let Bankruptcy Fool You: Detroit's Not Dead

Rival accuses Germany's Merkel of deceit over euro zone bailouts | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s main opposition leader Peer Steinbrueck accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of covering up the likelihood that German taxpayers will have to fund further euro zone bailouts due to a looming election.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures during a news conference at …

WWF and Faith Leaders Urge Protection for Endangered Amazon

WWF has called on young people of faith and social leaders from Brazil and around the world to propel forward a vision of sustainability for the …

Blessed to share @CrossroadsNY yesterday with leaders like @RaleighSadler and Kathy Kebron of @sparrowshope. http://t.co/92m1LOm1iD

Equity Crowdfunding: Why Did The SEC Leave It Out Of New Rules?

<i>By Francesca Rheannon</i><p>This summer, I’ve been renting a spare bedroom in my home to total strangers.<p>So far, the experience has been 100 percent …