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    5 Tips for Choosing the Right Bank for Your Business

    by on December 2, 2014

    Selecting a bank to handle your small business’ financial needs is different from choosing one for your personal needs. To get the most from a bank, be prepared to spend some time investigating the services different banks offer, the fees they charge…

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    8 Things You Should Know Before Hiring an Accountant

    by on September 16, 2014

    On the day your small business gets big enough to hire an accountant, you may relish the thought of delegating this responsibility to someone else. At the same time, the decision is nerve-racking, since you will be entrusting an outside professional with sens…

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    How to Recruit Excellent Board Members

    by on July 17, 2014

    For many companies, the creation of a board is an important step in adding value to an organization and ensuring that sound business decisions are made, and for all U.S. corporations, boards are required. However, recruiting the right board members is a daunti…

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    How to Build an Effective Advisory Board

    by on July 17, 2014

    Comprised of business professionals with different areas of expertise, advisory boards counsel companies, corporations and other organizations about best practices for operating their businesses. A carefully constructed advisory board can be a huge boon to bus…

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    How to Find the Right Business Mentor for You

    by on July 15, 2014

    If you’re just starting out in the business world or making a drastic career shift, it’s important that you find someone to offer objective advice and mentorship to help you succeed. Business mentorship is characterized by a relationship in which a more p…

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    Best Online Resources for Business Mentorship and Advice

    by on June 25, 2014

    It’s tough to be an entrepreneur or a business leader. The hours are long; the stress is high. Sometimes the risk is overwhelming, and a lot of people are dependent on your success. Long hours and dedication can take their toll, and sometimes it helps to get…

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    Managing Your Board of Directors

    by on June 25, 2014

    Just as fostering good relationships with employees creates a more productive work environment, managing your relationships with your Board of Directors ensures a stable and cooperative business.
    A Board of Directors is an appointed group that oversees an o…

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    How to Form a Board of Directors

    by on June 25, 2014

    A Board of Directors is a group of elected or appointed individuals who oversee the activities of a business or organization. The role of the board varies according to the type of business or organization it represents.
    For-profit boards have a primary respon…

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