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Small Business Negotiating Skills

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It seems most of us negotiate everyday in our businesses. Some of us have had formal training, some of us have had to jump in and hope for the best right from the start. My last post of dealing with a vendor over terms I think is a seed to a broader skill we all have to acquirer to succeed in all business. This also is a major skill we need not just with B2B but B2C. A successful negotiation requires the two parties to come together and hammer out an agreement that is acceptable to both. I never gave...

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Small Business Journey

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My neighbor came in my store yesterday and told me her retail business is closing. She then said she felt very bad about herself. She had never not succeeded in something in 35 years. I felt  for her. This weighed on my mind all day. I passed the story onto a friend of mine. Her reply was so simple. “That’s really good for 35 years”! Her spin on this really made me think. Yes, it is really good. In fact, it is a great record!  Many times when things aren’t going our way, we forget everything we have ever accomplished...

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Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs

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Being a Baby Boomer owning her own small business has massive time limitations. I fantasize what my business could be if only I had more life in front of me. It is a real issue. Sometimes I have ideas I would love to pursue and I often feel so limited because of father time. Don’t get me wrong. I still think ahead and have my plans, but I am a realist. This is an issue for baby boomer entrepreneurs. I like to keep my mind sharp and have something to look forward to, helping my business grow. Before I launched...

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#RetailMogul

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OMG! I just got two orders on my website today! In one day!!! Last week I received 2 order back to back. OMG!  I am Tory Burch!!!!   My enthusiasm is so warranted because after a year working on my site, I have had just a dribble of purchases. Yes, with the hundreds of hours put in on this site, all I have to show for my sweat and tears is not too impressive. I am a patient person. I knew before I started  this huge job it would take time. Especially since I never had the money to invest....

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Three Season Retail

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Three Season Retail

                                              This is the new word on the street….my street….in my store….. Three Season Inventory  OK, it is three words. I am reaching out to all the clothing retail businesses. Is this crazy weather affecting your seasonal inventory buying? A Few years back, I started taking notice of “three season inventory”,as I call it. My store sort of did this buying plan to help stretch out inventory dollars, but now it was rising to another challenge.  The challenge...

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