5 Business Lessons From Amazon Prime Day

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Amazon’s annual Prime Day took the world by storm on July 16th, and as always it offered a mix of excitement, frustration, and seven figures in sales. But one thing is certain: there is a lot we can learn from Amazon’s Prime Day...

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What is your small business exit strategy?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]In the United States, it’s very easy to start a small business. Maybe too easy. If you remember those early startup days, then you’ll also remember that very soon the easy part ended. Indeed, from the moment you transitioned from...

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Blasingame’s 3 Laws of Small Business Capital

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The first sentence in the job description of every CEO should be, “Secure and manage the capital your company needs.”  Webster defines business capital as, “any asset, tangible or intangible, including cash and hard assets held by...

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Blasingame’s 3 Laws of Small Business Capital

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The first sentence in the job description of every CEO should be, “Secure and manage the capital your company needs.”  Webster defines business capital as, “any asset, tangible or intangible, including cash and hard assets held by...

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The CEO Question: Where is my company going?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]In my last column I stated that every business, including small ones, have assignments that can only be performed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Plus, I revealed: CEO strategic responsibilities are not optional. Small...

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The CEO Question: Where is my company going?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]In my last column I stated that every business, including small ones, have assignments that can only be performed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Plus, I revealed: CEO strategic responsibilities are not optional. Small...

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The CEO Question: Where is my company going?

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The Buck Stops Here In my last column I stated that every business, including small ones, have assignments that can only be performed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Plus, I revealed: CEO strategic responsibilities are not...

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