Developing Relationships with Customers from Diverse Background: Key to Success (Sponsored)

In today’s business world, your ability to embrace diversity is paramount. Let’s just say that it supersedes your ability to deliver quality products and services. Why? Because today, quality alone… Read more »

Pillbox 38 Combines Marketing with Lobbying

In a classic example of trying to affect legislative outcomes through a combination of marketing and lobbying, Pillbox 38 recently donated some £30,000 to the UK Independence Party (UKIP). It… Read more »

Your Business Storefront’s Lease is Up: Now What?

For a retailer, a commercial storefront lease is typically one of the first physical commitments made to a new business. It’s also one of the most lasting. Retail space is… Read more »

3 Underrated Skills You Need to Steer a Successful Business

Who doesn’t want to succeed?   Well I guess everyone does.   To succeed in business is even more important simply because failure comes with undesirable financial implications.   One can have an… Read more »

The Big Secret of Negotiation

There’s a lot of rubbish written about how to be a great negotiator. I’ve read loads of articles about negotiation and to me they all totally miss the point. They… Read more »

Negotiating to Yes! 10 Steps to Getting What You Want in a Business Deal

Business negotiationToday in business you don’t get what you ask for– you get what you negotiate. You see, everybody asks “What’s in it for me?” So for you to get… Read more »

Negotiating from a Business Owner – Business Broker Perspective

Business negotiationAs a Small Business Owner or Entrepreneur, we find ourselves always negotiating. We negotiate with our vendors for better prices/terms. We negotiate with our spouses to spend just a… Read more »

Let a Business Broker Find Your Next Opportunity

Business brokerMitch Biggs  is a Featured Business & Finance Contributor to Associated Content.   This is a reprint of a published article. Finding your next business endeavor is much like the… Read more »

Seven Lobbying Mistakes Small Businesses Make – and What to Do Instead

LobbyingBy Amy H. Handlin Adapted from the new book “Be Your Own Lobbyist” For small businesses, learning how to influence state and local government is a smart management strategy–but it’s… Read more »

What is a Business Valuation? | My Top 5 Reasons You Should Pay For It

5 reasons Mitch Biggs is a Featured Business & Finance Contributor to Associated Content.   This is a reprint of a published article. There are many reasons that dictate having a… Read more »