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What's your business doing to increase its transparency to consumers?
Future of Entrepreneurship
These tools should fit into a small bag, enabling you to be productive wherever you are.
The first step is committing to the idea of becoming a business owner and refusing to let your youth be a disadvantage.
Starting a Business
Customers like the "pro" of risk reduction for trying your product; but, beware the "con": Some may try to manipulate you.
The key to success with infographics is understanding how to design them according to reader preferences.
Got a firm handshake? Remembered to bring business cards? Go to a party or event prepared to "wow" people in those first crucial seconds.
You're finally letting someone else infiltrate the walls of your company, and you'll have to assume the role of that person's boss. Don't panic.
Work on your hobby, learn about sales and marketing and dedicate yourself to steady improvement.
As the owner of a local business, you have to face several disadvantages. But that doesn't mean you can't succeed.
Choosing your medium -- text or in-person? -- and keeping your message decisive and focused are just two of the key strategies.
Bring a tennis ball with you on your next trip. No, really.