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Remember America’s militia on Memorial Day

This is Jim’s traditional Memorial Day column. Reasonable people disagree on the origins of Memorial Day, but most accept that the practice of decorating the graves of Americans who died in military service began in earnest during the Civil War. On May 5, 1868, General John A. Logan, Commander of the Army of the

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How to Build Up A Business Credit Score

Building your company’s credit history is important — now more than ever. Most firms seeking loans aren’t examined by Venture Capital investors with the time and resources to carefully examine balance sheets. Major banks now issue fewer small business loans than ever before. For these financial institutions, the

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Four marketplace truths about your customers

Spend time in the marketplace and you’ll have many close encounters of the third kind with the most interesting species in all of nature: the human being. And as we have learned, the nature of humans isn’t much different from other animals: All need to breathe, eat, drink, procreate and survive.  But there is

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You say your business plan every day

Do you have a business plan? What? In your head? How’s that working for you? Don’t know how to get one started? Well consider this conversation that happens many times, every day, between business owners just like you and the people they meet. Friend:   “Hi Joe.  Heard you started a business. What’re you doing?”

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