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Built to Sell – A Book Review

I just finished reading Built to Sell by John Warrillow and it immediately hits my top 5 list of essential business reading.  If you combined the teachings of The E-Myth Revisited (Michael Gerber) with Built to Sell you would have a text book in running small businesses that deliver more value to customers, employees and […]

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My Business Blog Reading List

I subscribe to about 410 RSS feeds from blogs of all sizes, shapes and categories. I use Google Reader to keep them up to date and to allow me to scan through them easily and pick out anything that jumps out. One of the categories I use is simply called “business”.  I have other categories […]

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Workstreaming.. like twitter but useful

The “real time web” and “Lifestreaming” are all the rage currently. Twitter is the best known example of this new evolution of the web – but Facebook and other apps also have the facility for status updates.  All so that you can provide a running commentary on what you are doing during any given day […]

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How to select a business partner

Running your own business can be either invigorating or exasperating (sometimes both).. and a lot of the time, its your business partner that makes the difference.  Your business partner should share your vision, your enthusiasm and the workload… and the whole thing hinges on a single word – TRUST. In an ideal world, you should […]

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