Business

2010 SUCCESS Achiever of the Year Nominees

By Sally Deneen / December 13, 2010 /

As we emerge from economic recession, we seek beacons of inspiration and leadership—innovative thinkers who challenge our ideas about what is possible in business, the world and in ourselves. SUCCESS has identified several extraordinary individuals who have accomplished such greatness. These titans of business, technology, media and philanthropy are not only leaders in their respective…

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Bob Burg: Tips on Dealing with Difficult People

By SUCCESS Staff / November 8, 2010 /

Sure, people can be difficult, whether it’s the representative

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More ways to make your employees happy

By Rieva Lesonsky / September 23, 2010 /

Get organized A daylong event to get work areas organized boosts morale and productivity. Lorena Prime, owner of Clearly Organized in Boston, says you can either bring in a professional organizer or put an organized employee in charge.   Just relax Carol Galle, president and CEO of Special D Events, makes life at her Royal…

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Assaraf’s Six Tips for Marketing Success

By Shelby Skrhak / June 16, 2010 /

1. Know Your Ideal Customer Entrepreneurs should know who their “ideal” customers are. One of the biggest mistakes business owners make, according to Assaraf, is that they think that everybody is their customer, and that is not the case. In fact, there are very specific psychographic or demographic profiles that every business owner has, depending…

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Entrepreneurship: The Road to Your Future

By Lisa Ocker / June 7, 2010 /

Jonathan Davis survived rounds of layoffs before the end came in May 2008 when his employer went out of business. Even before receiving his pink slip, he’d gotten fed up with the insecurity, the lack of control over his life and with the work itself, selling subprime mortgages. Ellen Pfeiffer was perfectly happy working in…

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Business to Consider: Consulting

By Brenna Fisher / May 28, 2010 /

Consultants coach clients in everything from management and human resources to image, media and the best ways to implement computers/technology. Not only do consultants possess expertise in specific areas, they also must be able to impart knowledge and generate value for their clients. If you’re interested in consulting, you first need to identify your strength…

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Stedman Graham: 5 Tips for Transformation

By Michael Garrett / May 28, 2010 /

At no other time in history have we the need—or better opportunity—for people to create or retain ownership of their lives. It is time for each of us to be the leaders of our lives, to claim our rights as human beings. History will show this time as a transitional age—an age of human reform.…

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Business to Consider: Direct Selling/Network Marketing

By Brenna Fisher / May 28, 2010 /

In its simplest form, direct selling (aka network marketing) is nothing more than one p

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Business to Consider: Franchise Opportunities

By Brenna Fisher / May 28, 2010 /

If you’re passionate about a specific product or service, you may be surprised to

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Business to Consider: Microbusiness

By Brenna Fisher / May 28, 2010 /

The term microbusiness officially applies to businesses operating out of the home with

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