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May25

Biggest Challenge for Small Businesses

Business is driven by fear and greed. When things are going well, the market gets greedy. When things aren’t going well, the market becomes fearful. In today’s Two Minutes with Troy, I reveal the biggest challenge facing small businesses:...
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Apr20

“Spring” Your Business Into Action – How to Refresh your Business (after the Cold Winter)

Is it true that customers go into hibernation in winter? The answer is yes… If you let them. Here are a few tips will “Spring” your business into action: Create a culture of conscious change. Change is not an action, it’s a consciousness....
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Apr20

How to Choose an Accountant for Your Small Business

With the 12 businesses I’ve owned and operated around the world, I’ve come to  understand the importance of finding a good accountant. For example, I have an accountant in Australia for our day-to-day company business, an accountant in the USA...
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Feb06

Thinking of Going into Business with a Family Member?

If you’ve recently spent time with family you may have talked about your job – or desire to change jobs – and the idea of going into business with a family member seems like a good idea. After all, you KNOW them – and TRUST them. As someone...
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Jan29

Establishing Distinctive Customer Connection

Your competitors aren’t always your competition! Do you know who or what your REAL competition is?  To be more distinctive in serving your customers, understand what is competing with the money your customers might spend with you.  Your competitors...
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Jan02

Should You Make New Year’s Resolutions?

So it’s 2016 and you’ve already looked at your list of New Year’s resolutions and no doubt said, “it’s been a busy start to the year, so I’ll start next month.” Yesterday on Facebook I did a little social experiment and poked...
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