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Building and Inspiring an Organization

“Try a Little Funny Business: Humor in the Workplace”

Why did the employee cross the road? To work for the fun boss! Making room for humor around the office can pay off in improved morale, reduced stress and increased loyalty among your staff.

Defining and Serving a Market

“How to Identify a Target Market and Prepare a Customer Profile”

Get your message to the people who need and want what you have to offer! This guide takes you through a step-by-step process that helps you identify specific target markets within your industry and provides you with the know-how to create customer profiles to better channel your marketing effortsL

Acquiring and Managing Finances

“How to Create an Exit Strategy”

Entrepreneurs rightly think of themselves as irreplaceable, but the inevitable day will arrive to pass the proverbial baton. Make sure you have this exit plan set well in advance, so you guarantee personal control and smooth delivery.

Human Resources Management

“Getting a Grip on Health Insurance”

Soaring premiums put employers in a Catch-22 — how to attract and retain employees — and maintain margins. One answer might be tough love.

Legal Issues and Taxes

“Close Encounter of a Bureaucratic Kind”

John Ryan learns how to untangle — and profit from — red tape.

Operations and Technology

“Taking Advantage of Economic Development Zones”

Thinking of expanding your business or moving to a new location? Economic development zones can offer your company tax reductions and other incentives in exchange for helping to revitalize a depressed community.