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The Important Advantages of Maximizing Natural Business Growth

For years, companies have relied on unsustainable, questionable gimmicks to grow their businesses (such as zero percent interest car loans, 125 percent of assessed value home loans with teaser rates, .
(December 22, 2008)
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Build on the Business Model Solutions You Provided First to ..

Almost all business people work long hours and are dedicated to their work. Yet some achieve great benefits from their efforts while others are simply holding the line. What are the lessons of this ..
(October 08, 2008)
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Refurnish Your Business Model to Gain More Profit and Market ..

Big companies are always selling off operations on which they don't make enough money. It's not unusual for the new buyer to quickly increase the profits, cash flow, and market share. Why is this ..
(September 22, 2008)
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Profit From Soaring Like a Nonprofit Eagle

An idealist is a man who helps other people to be prosperous. - Henry Ford Through my continuing studies into the nature of rapid improvements, I looked at all kinds of organizations. Having been a ..
(September 11, 2008)
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Encourage Values and Add an Organizational Structure That Will .

Many people associate innovation with high technology products and services, and certainly those industries create lots of innovation. On the other hand, almost every business seems to enjoy the ..
(August 25, 2008)
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How Well Will You Live?

There are a lot of challenging trends out there that imperil your quality of life. Are you ready for them? Keep cool: it will be all one a hundred years from now. - Ralph Waldo Emerson In 1995, I ..
(April 21, 2008)
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Inspiration For Nearsighted Optimists

I was born optimistic. But it wasn't unbridled optimism: Rather it was optimism based on seeing better ways to proceed. From the earliest age, I could see easy ways to improve on what the adults ..
(June 02, 2008)
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What Are the Potential Opportunities For Your Life?

I began a project to telescope 400 years of normal progress into 20 years. Through the project, you can learn to make breakthroughs. What are the potential benefits for you? If the modest trend in ..
(June 02, 2008)
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Life Improves at 60

After I turned 60, an unexpected event occurred that inspired me to write this article. Since the age of 10, I had worn contact lenses to correct for my extreme nearsightedness. But in the last few ..
(June 03, 2008)
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Change Prices to Make Your Offerings More Appealing in Non ..

For many product categories, having a somewhat higher price is part of establishing a quality image in the minds of those who buy and use the product. Companies which price their products based on ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Pick High Potential, High Probability Cost Reduction Tests

"Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better. " - Emile Coue¢ "Look ere ye leap. " - John Heywood Okay, let's reduce costs and put together a new business model. Let's assume we've got ..
(July 28, 2008)
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Create an Optimal Business Model for Profitable Growth and ..

A good and effective business model provides benefits to all of its stakeholders more effectively than existing competitors or new entrants can. Here are six frequently used ways to provide a greater .
(April 07, 2008)
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Learn Management By Coaching Or Teaching Children

Simulations (especially playful ones) are great ways to develop a lot of experience with irresistible forces. What could be better than to have fun, meaningful places to test your mettle? Coaching ..
(March 21, 2008)
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Don't Underestimate Irresistible Forces and Let People Cover ..

Irresistible forces account for a lot of our success and lack of success. That isn't obvious if you read annual reports and business stories. Most leaders take credit for any success and blame ..
(February 14, 2008)
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Who Else Could Use Your Offerings?

You want to grow. So you direct the salespeople to make calls twice as frequently on their accounts. Not much happens. Next, you increase your advertising spending by 10 percent. Not much happens. ..
(December 19, 2007)
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Profitably Extend the Scope and Concept of What You Do Now

A young married couple, Mr. William and Ms. Dorothy Hustead, bought a small store in a tiny town near the South Dakota Badlands. From 1931 to 1936, they struggled through the Depression serving the ..
(December 19, 2007)
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Grow Profits by Reducing the Cost of Using Your Offering

Many business leaders pay a lot of attention to favorably influencing their own prices and costs. In the process they ignore or are insensitive to what customers and end users pay to use these ..
(December 18, 2007)
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Add to Your Service Hours to Draw More Customers and ..

Continuing business model innovation (changing the who, what, when, why, where, how, and how much that are involved in delivering for-profit offerings or nonprofit benefits) can dramatically expand ..
(December 13, 2007)
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Questions To Find The Area Where Performance Improvement Will ..

Performance improvement isn't limited to developing 2,000 percent solutions (accomplishing 20 times as much with the same time, effort, and resources) . In some instances, you'll accomplish much ..
(July 17, 2007)
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