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Rock, Paper, Scissors is a Popular Way to Make a Decision.
Operations

Should Business Partners Be 50/50?

Differences of opinions, philosophies, skill sets and financial investments often lead to indecision in otherwise cordial relationships. Choosing a Managing Partner can help your business grow without slowing down.

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Bad Marketing Advice
Advertising

Why I Hate the 4P’s of Marketing

Every Marketing 101 class discusses the “4P’s of Marketing” – Product, Price, Promotion and Placement. So why do I hate them? Because, marketing isn’t that simple. I wish it was.

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Celebrate Independence with Mediastead
E-Commerce

Innovation Equals Independence

Independence Day celebrates one the founding fathers declared independence from England in 1776. It was a daring and dangerous decision, but one that ultimately led

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Selling your business at increased value
Operations

Sell Your Business at a Premium Above Book Value

To many business owners, their business is their baby. They spent years, possibly decades, building the business and learning from their own mistakes. But now, it’s time to start thinking about selling your company and reaping the spoils of a hard-working life.

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Recruit Great People, Make Them Better, Keep Them Forever
Competitive Advantage

Recruit Great People, Make Them Better, Keep Them Forever

People are your most valuable asset. Regardless of what activities your organization pursues, people are the critical element between success and failure. You’d think with nearly 7 billion people on this earth, finding great people wouldn’t be a difficult task, yet it is. Subtle differences in education, work ethic, and even health can make massive differences to your business in the long run. Ultimate business success comes down to three distinct people processes; recruitment, development, and retention.

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