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If nothing changes, nothing changes

The story goes something like this. Bob is a moderately successful corporate type. He has put in the time and has sat through enough corporate meetings for a lifetime.  Somewhere along the way, he became unfulfilled, hit his max pay rate and now doubts why he sold the last 20 years of his professional life… Read More »

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There is never a good time to start your own business

It’s true. There is never a good time to start your own business. As we get more established and go through life, we gain more, consume more and have more people dependent on us.  Think back to your life just after school. You were likely single, didn’t own much and could devote energy into whatever… Read More »

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Show Me The Time! Empowering Your Second In Command

All too often, the founder of a business doesn’t designate the time to pause and contemplate where they have been in their professional journey, and, more importantly, what comes next.  After all, planning today dictates the outcomes of tomorrow.  If you can’t remember the last time you’ve thought strategically about how your life integrates with… Read More »

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Enough is Enough: 2017 and You

By Marshall Reddy As of this writing, there is just over one month before the end of 2016. That’s it. One year older, 365 sunsets and one year closer to taking that inevitable final breath. If that sounds depressing, it is, at least it is for the millions of Americans that merely exist in their… Read More »

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The Real Costs of Starting a Business

By Marshall Reddy There are different costs to consider when starting a new business venture. It’s advisable to write a business plan as a blueprint for the first few years of operation, and it can be hard to estimate business costs unless you’ve started the same entity previously. Also, you will have to do some… Read More »

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Do you have what it takes to Buy a Franchise?

By Marshall Reddy For most people there will come a time when you have some doubt if your professional path is one you want to continue.  It’s human nature to want to hang onto the things you enjoy and ditch the difficult and torturous.  Usually this manifests into an internet search for business opportunities. This… Read More »

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Business Opportunities: How to Decide on a Franchise

By Marshall Reddy For the prospective small business owner, franchises are a great avenue to consider. There are many benefits to owning a franchise and thousands of people purchase franchises each year. In fact, the Franchise Times, a leading franchise news source, reported that nearly 12,000 franchise units are sold per year. In general, franchises… Read More »

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Are Franchise Opportunities Really Less Risky Than Business Startups?

By Marshall Reddy So you’ve decided to become your own boss…now what? There are two basic paths to business ownership that most people embark on. Choosing the right path is not so much a matter of risk as it is a matter of your personal best fit. Whether or not you decide to explore franchise… Read More »

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Top CEOs: Myths about Hiring “A” Players

Every great, profitable company has the same thing in common. The concept is so simple yet so elusive. Top CEOs understand  “A” players attract other “A” players, and that “B” players attract “C” players. We asked Laura Sabo, facilitator with Renaissance Executive Forums in Jacksonville, Florida, to share with us some real-world tips. Here are… Read More »

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The CEO’s Guide to Fraud Prevention

When you started your own company, weren’t you mindful of what happens to almost every dollar, paying every vendor payment and making every deposit? Did you find that every employee had a different relationship with your money and brought their own style of management, in lieu of existing processes and controls that directed them otherwise?… Read More »

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