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Bolstering Economic Growth by Closing Gender Gaps between Entrepreneurs

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Women can play a pivotal role in a nation’s economy. However, they face many gender bias constraints when they try to create new businesses. This keeps economies from realizing their maximum potential and growth. To address this gender gap between men and women, decision-makers...

3 Critical Questions Entrepreneurs Need to Ask About Their Marketing Plans with Mike Michalowicz

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Are you struggling to effectively market your business? If so, Mike Michalowicz, serial entrepreneur, leader of two new multi-million-dollar ventures, and author, recommends asking yourself three critical questions which can be found in his latest book titled, Get Different: Marketing that Can’t Be Ignored....

Helping Your Employees Cope with a High-Pressure Work Environment

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A high-pressure work environment can be a sign that your company is ambitious and productive. A high-pressure work environment can drive your employees to become their best. However, it can also lead to employee burnout and a high turnover rate. Fortunately, you can help...

Why Community Service is at the Heart of this Franchise Brand

Welcome to another episode of Atlanta Franchise Today with host Leslie Kuban, expert franchise consultant and owner of FranNet Atlanta. Atlanta Franchise Today is dedicated to bringing entrepreneurs and business owners the best practices and tips for their franchise goals. On today's episode, Leslie...

Considering an Accelerator Program to Launch Your Venture? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Startup accelerators are a great way and an excellent resource for ventures to quickly move into the next phase of their careers. In essence, startup accelerators are a support system with a network and resources to help startups and companies launch their products and...

How This Atlanta-Based Entrepreneur is Taking Energy Infrastructure to the Next Level

Energy consumption, costs, and efficiencies are at the forefront of everyone's mind. I'm joined today by a true pioneer in the energy consumption solution space. On this week’s episode of The Playbook, host Mark Collier, business consultant for the UGA Small Business Development Center, is...

Sales Trainer Jeff Shore Discusses Finding Your Business Stride During the Holiday Season

As a salesperson or business owner, it is easy to get discouraged during ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, as business slows for many. This is why it is important to manage your energy during this time—but you might be asking yourself how?...

How to Create a Compelling Elevator Pitch

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Whether you are a freelancer, accountant, entrepreneur, or business developer, you will always be selling in some form or the other. This is because if you are not selling a product, you will be selling your skills and attributes to decision-makers, businessmen, or clients....

Building a culture of trust in your small business with CultureWise’s David Friedman

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The last time we spoke to David Friedman, Founder, and CEO of CultureWise and author of "Culture by Design: How to Build a High-Performing Culture Even in the New Remote Work," we talked about the importance of employee trust in CEOs. Today, David joins...

How to Endure America’s Resignation Wave and Retain Your Best Employees

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Workforce turnover has always been an issue in the modern job market, but it's getting serious these days. America is in the midst of a resignation wave and it affects industries of all kinds. How can small businesses adapt and survive this mass exodus...

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If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur looking for growth, it’s important to understand how to compete effectively and that may require some...