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  • Tips for Resolving Customer Conflicts Quickly and Amicably

    When you're running a business and dealing with the expectations of many different kinds of customers, you're almost sure to run into some form of conflict at one time or another. Maybe a customer didn't get what they ordered on time. Perhaps they were dissatisfied with the level of customer...

  • 9 New Places to Seek Professional Talent

    There are some top places where I'd recommend recruiters find top talent. These job board and professional profile sites are a good starting "launchpad" to find savvy and well-trained staff. That said, a more in-depth understanding of your target area will yield you networking associations,...

  • How to Stay Focused at Work When You Are Going Through a Divorce

    One of the absolute hardest things for anyone to go through is heartbreak, and if it's by way of a divorce, that makes it just that much more difficult.

    One day, you're standing before a minister (or a judge) to pledge your undying love to your spouse and then months or years later,...

  • A Successful Woman in My City

    We're rolling out a city features section where you'll be able to post stories, business resources, or your own listing for your specific city.

    We invite you to join us as a new member and contribute your own items about your city: Represent! and share...

  • Six Tips to Increase your B2B Roster of Clients

    One of the first questions for a new business owner, or for a firm that is streamlining operations, is understanding how to sell your products and services in an easier format. Your challenge is to tailor your processes to fit your business-to-business customers, and make it very easy for them...

  • 10 Tips for Networking Success by Ford R. Myers

    Leverage your relationships and maximize networking opportunities

    International Networking Week(R) (www.internationalnetworkingweek.com) will be held February 6-10, 2012. An initiative of BNI, International Networking Week(R...

  • 7 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for the Woman Business Owner in your Life

    1) Pay for her website domain and hosting
    Most small business owners don't think of this precious detail, and if your special lady is in business, this is one of a myriad of other details. Do her a favor and prepay for the next 2-3 years of domain and hosting. You'll...

  • Great Gift Ideas for Female Executives

    The growth of female executives in the workforce has greatly increased over the last several decades, so that now they are nearly as prevalent as their male counterparts in offices around the world (or at least they have a marked presence where there may not have been one even as recently as...

  • Wedding Day Planning: Four Steps to Make it Fabulous

    The wedding service and vows, your attire, the location of the service and reception, and decorations: if your big day is coming up, start planning for these four items at the very beginning. This will help reduce the stress...

  • 5 Ways to Cope with Cheating as a Successful Woman

    When a husband cheats on his wife, her whole world comes crashing down around her. If you can picture it, it's as though she's inside a brick building – her life. Once a structure that used to be strong, stable and secure, it's now one that is starting to crumble. She's on her knees, arms...

  • 7 Tips for Proper Phone Etiquette

    Treat a phone call (or Skype session or Facetime communication or whatever) the same as you would treat a face-to-face conversation.

    1) Identify yourself and ask if it is a good time.
    If you are calling without an appointment, immediately identify yourself with...

  • Why Relationships with Coworkers are an Office Don’t

     

    We all know that entering into romantic relationships with coworkers is a bad idea.  We know this because most companies have policies against such out-of-office fraternization (that will usually result in one or both people getting fired).  But what if you meet the one true love of...

  • The Perfect Home Office for You and Your Clients

    Be honest: since you started working from home, your office has not only become a catchall for everything work-related (in addition to the clutter that was in there before), but it has somehow managed to spread into other areas of your home.  And although most home-based businesses never...

  • Using Networking to Help your Job Search: 8 steps to Connect with Others

    For many people, it's just okay (ho-hum) to get another job. I've had lots and lots of jobs: I've worked as a dish machine operator, a sandwich maker, an agricultural worker, a door-to-door canvasser, a pianist, a secretary, a movie usher/cashier, an educator, a software developer, and the...

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