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Best Customer Service Tips

Best Customer Service Tips

Four Tips to Provide the Best Customer Service As a small business owner, I am in direct competition with the big boys. And when it comes to companies that work with chemicals and environmental safety, there are big companies that are my direct competition. What draws customers to my small company, Environmental Safety Incorporated, is …

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Small Business and Pricing

Small Business and Pricing

Pricing Products and Services for Small Businesses Small businesses are the backbone of the United States. It can be awfully romantic to think about owning a small business and being the master of your fate. But, small businesses take a serious amount of work to maintain and succeed. There is nothing romantic about them. In …

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The SMART System

The SMART System

Accomplishing your Goals: Using the SMART System SMART System Goals have been in existence for a few decades and they continue to work. This system was designed in 1981 by a George Doran. He shared them in a paper and businesses in all industries have been using them to this day. The SMART goals system …

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Being A Happy Business Owner

Being A Happy Business Owner

The Joys of Running a Small Business I have worn many hats in my professional life. I’ve been a teacher, failed business owner, and a successful business owner. A happy business owner is a hat I now wear. Through all of this, I know what it takes to be successful and much of that comes …

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Eating in Baiting Hollow

Eating in Baiting Hollow

Best Places to Eat in Baiting Hollow, Long Island When you think of Long Island, Baiting Hollow may not be the first spot on your list.  However, this beautiful part of God’s country holds a special place in my heart. My home is here and I take great pride in patronizing local businesses. Since Baiting …

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Time To Stop Calling Them Lean Startup Principles

Time To Stop Calling Them Lean Startup Principles

Lean Business Can Be Applied To Any Business As mentioned in my blog post and this article on Lean Principles on Patch.com, I am  big believer in lean business principles. I am working to stop using the term “lean startup” because I don’t think it matters if you business is a startup in Silicon Valley …

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Great Business Results

Great Business Results

One of my biggest joys in life is knowing that I have overcome challenges in my life. I can honestly say that working hard pays off. After working in a variety of industries, from education to law to chemistry, I can say that life is good and business is doing well.   My small business …

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Playing Rock Music Is A Great Hobby

Playing Rock Music Is A Great Hobby

Throughout my life, I have always understood the importance of having a hobby. But, I’ve always been too busy to get out and enjoy leisure activities. In my older years, I can finally take the time to do what I love. When I’m not driving my Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet or spending time spoiling my …

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