Use these Fortune 500 lessons on data governance for your small business

Use these Fortune 500 lessons on data governance for your small business

It’s easy to aspire to be just like a Fortune 500 company – killer quarterly earnings, adulation from the press, respect from your peers, etc. It’s just as easy to forget there’s a reason these largely successful companies stay on...
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Small Business Thank You Letters Don’t Have to be Hard, See These 5 Samples

Small Business Thank You Letters Don’t Have to be Hard, See These 5 Samples

Sending a simple thank you letter goes a long way in strengthening strong and long-lasting business relationships. You might write to a hard-working employee that shows dedication and commitment to your business. Or you might write to a loyal customer...
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Want To Grow Your Business? Try These Four Marketing Pivots

Want To Grow Your Business? Try These Four Marketing Pivots

If you were to rate your marketing on a scale of 1-10, with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best, how would you rate it? I have asked this question hundreds of times over the years and have...
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Who said stores are dead? These 5 retailers are investing billions of dollars in bricks and mortar

Who said stores are dead? These 5 retailers are investing billions of dollars in bricks and mortar

Though shoppers are increasingly spending more time and money online, that doesn’t mean retailers should ignore their stores. In fact, some of the biggest players in the industry are spending billions of dollars to remodel their existing shops, hoping to...
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Apply These 3 Techniques to Take Advantage of Your Brick and Mortar Store’s Secret Edge

Apply These 3 Techniques to Take Advantage of Your Brick and Mortar Store’s Secret Edge

Do you own a brick-and-mortar store? If it sells apparel, you’re in luck: According to a recent report in Chain Store Edge, apparel is the one retail category in which consumers prefer to shop in-store rather than online. Shoppers like to try...
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Investing in mutual funds? Avoid these two common mistakes

Investing in mutual funds? Avoid these two common mistakes

What actually matters is what a mutual fund invests in and how the fund manager runs it. An elderly gentleman, a retired military officer who was once my neighbour, has been asking me pretty much the same question for decades,...
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