Money Management Skills

Money to Grow On—When to Save Seriously and Spend Lavishly

One of the biggest decisions small businesses face is how to spend profits wisely to grow, and how to stay profitable when the economy slows and...

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Famous Persuasion Quotes

Popular Quotations on Persuasion—15 Favorites

I’m guessing not a week passes that you don’t need to persuade someone to do something or change something. Just this week, my persuasive...

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When Managers Get Annoying

5 Lines Employees Hate to Hear From New Managers

Leaders want to make their mark on operations, stamp their philosophical footprint on minds, leave their legacy on hearts and in hallways. ...

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Getting the Signal From Your Boss

10 Signs Your Boss Doesn’t Like Your Work—And How to Change Things!

Natalie looked distraught as she waited at the end of the line for me to finish shaking hands with other audience members. “I know you’ve...

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Improving Leadership and Communication

The ONE Question Managers Must Answer—Correctly

As a manager, your hear questions every day.  Some serious; some trivial.  “What do you hear about the merger plans?” “Is our budget...

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Good First Impressions

10 Ways to Get Your Point Across Persuasively

Most people have their mind made up about everything—politics, social issues, business decisions. Just ask them. Very few people will invite...

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