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Plan, Do, Evaluate- Marketing Efforts must equal Sales Results

Our July 15th blog “The Sales Funnel – Sales tips for non-salesperson entrepreneurs”) described the general process that all sales interactions follow. Marketing generates a number of leads for the top of the funnel, then at each step in the sale … Continue reading

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Are You Planning Now for Success in 2012?

Last year marked a year of change and a considerable amount of instability for business.  A recent Canadian Press Harris-Decima poll found that Canadians aren’t convinced that we have recovered from the recession.   How does that confidence level affect business?  It … Continue reading

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Does being the boss mean you are a leader?

As a business owner you are the boss but does that make you a leader?  No.  Leadership is a quality few understand. The role of leadership has changed over the decades.  In the 70s and 80s you knew who your … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Early For Succession Planning

How important is it to plan for the future?  When several entrepreneurs were asked this question, most said that planning for the future was the most important aspect of running a lucrative business.  Planning on a year-to-year basis is very … Continue reading

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