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Federal Contracts Are Available For Your Company

Discover How to land a federal contract, even as a solopreneur  ~by Marion Soublière of Ottawa. She is the author of Getting Work with the Federal Government: A guide to figuring out the procurement puzzle. … Continue reading

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Can You Afford The “Free” Offer?

Does your company offer customers something for free? If yes, then you need to calculate how much it costs to give something away for free. Is the free offer earning money for the company, or … Continue reading

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Do You ‘Have To’ Do That?

The answer is: no, you don’t ‘have to’ do that. You actually have a choice. Sometimes, knowing you have a choice makes all the difference while you are in a situation. “Just because there are … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Check Your Goals For The Year

Since June marks the halfway point in the year, this is a good time to review your goals. Make sure you are on track before summer gets in full swing. “Our working lives are so … Continue reading

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Are Your Hiring Efforts Yielding the Results You Want?

If you participate in the hiring process for your company, you know sometimes a candidate seems to have what your company needs and after hiring them, they fit right in. In this scenario, the hiring … Continue reading

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Want To Build Your Sales Pipeline? Consider Outsourcing

Regardless of the size of your company, there are sales initiatives that could use a boost to the sales pipeline. “Most organizations need to have an environment which can provide both inbound and outbound support. … Continue reading

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Do You Ask “How Can I…”?

Do You Ask “How Can I…”? “It’s Not Fair!” Sometimes we find ourselves in situations in the workplace when we want to release that rebellious teenager inside us. There are probably more instances when we … Continue reading

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Stop Using “Marketer-Centric” Customer Feedback Surveys

How many times have you been asked to fill out a customer feedback survey? Have you ever filled out a customer feedback survey? Did you feel like your responses would make a difference to the … Continue reading

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Do You Know ‘Why’ Your Competition Won That Account?

Which competitors are hurting you the most, and why? When managers understand the answers to these questions they can position the company and maximise its strengths to compete more effectively. The answers allow managers to … Continue reading

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‘Leadership’ and ‘Management’ Are Not the Same Thing

As we approach the middle of the fourth quarter for 2013, it’s time to assess quarterly and annual goals. It might be time to make one final push in an effort to achieve those goals. … Continue reading

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