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Your Business Needs a Support Network

by Jim Martin

Even a one person business needs a support network. Every business owner needs someone to talk to (or listen to) other than family members who have no clue as to what managing the business entails. You can’t just hang a sign in the window “confidant wanted.” But you don’t have… [READ MORE]About { title }

Eight Tips for Starting a Restaurant

by Jim Martin

Starting a food business is a challenge. Most fail within the first year. The restaurant business may be the toughest. Vision and ambition are important, but turning them into success requires research, planning, capital, business acumen, perseverance, more research and more planning (and even then you have to survive a… [READ MORE]About { title }

Don’t Let Your Friends Tell You How to Run Your Business

by Jim Martin

Relatives and friends love to give advice to those who have opened (or bought) a business. Their intent may be good, but listening to them could be painful. Consider this: would you make three visits to the train station and assume that qualifies you to try to run the railroad?… [READ MORE]About { title }

Maybe You Need a SCORE Mentor

by Jim Martin

An entrepreneur I met at a Chamber-of-Commerce mixer told me that his business was running smoothly, that he had no real need for a SCORE mentor. I had heard that line before. After thinking about it for a while, I decided it was a rather narrow viewpoint. Consider a few… [READ MORE]About { title }

The Payoff Principle—Three Ways To Get What You Want

by Jim Martin

Dr. Alan Zimmerman has helped over one million people over the last 25 years. His success is seen in the fact that 92% of his speeches result from referrals and repeat engagements. This recent interview provides some of his key thoughts.

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