Posts by Strati

Business Players and Spectators

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The business market is much like a sports playing field with players and spectators. As the game evolves, rules and participants change, but the basics stay the same. What works in the game today may become obsolete tomorrow. Whether you’re a business owner, investor, potential hire or simply playing the stocks market, there is a distinct contrast between a player and spectator. The latter usually is someone who watches, analyzes and waits before making their move. Alternatively, players being the active participants jump right in with both feet. They proactively apply their skills and...

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Lessons For Raising Business Capital

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There are many steps in business growth and evolution. Starting out new on your own or a seasoned entrepreneur. You’ve been in business for years and are looking for growth. New or replacement software or equipment. These are many defining moments in business that may require you to have a few investor meetings for raising capital. Here are a few lessons on raising capital I have learned over the years to make this process easier: Don’t Get Stuck in Your Vision This may seem contrary to other points in this article. You  may want to spend time to focus and build a strong...

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How To Build Rapport For Better Business

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If you think successful business is all about selling products and services, think again. One of the key strategies to grow a successful business is to have a good rapport with your clients. Maintaining a good relationship with customers not only helps businesses grow by leaps and bounds, but also retain customers and ensures long-term loyalty. When you use rapport skills and maintain a healthy relationship with people, it more likely that they will come back to your small business.   Understand your Clients Requirements A common mistake that most people do when dealing with clients, is...

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How To Build Trust For Your Business

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Ask owners about the kind of business they are running and you will get varied response. Some might say that they have a grocery store while others might talk about their insurance company. These are all valid, of course. However, the reality is that everything comes down to one simple matter: the people. All businesses revolve around relationships with employees, customers, and clients. Trust has to be built between every player for a venture to be successful. If there is mistrust, then it will be very difficult to establish and maintain a relationship of any form.   Building Bridges...

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Five Time-Saving Tools That All Business Owners Should Use

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Technology has changed the way companies function by increasing productivity. From large brands to startup companies, there are excellent tools for all organizations. In many cases, the time-saving tools that are on sale are intended to help businesses manage mail more effectively. This means that they can spend more time on vital tasks that boost their profits, instead of wasting precious time on admin. These are the most popular tools: 1. Evernote This software has transformed data management and note taking. It allows professionals to address organizational issues and boost office...

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