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  • Community Savings Bank

    Two issues facing start-up businesses: a) Capital to start b) funding a personal emergency.  The Community Savings Bank helps solve…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Ownership By Committee (Honey Business)

    A business that is owned and managed by a committee of people can lead to many problems and misunderstandings.  By Gary…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Three Levels of Business Growth

    Business ownership has many considerations including the target size and level the business could realize.  By Gary Shotton #000337 Click…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Cost Of Entree

    Low cost of entree into your business will result in many competitors but a high cost of entree will result…

    By Gary Shotton
  • True Colors

    Determining the real motives of a potential new friend may not be clear but remember “the truth will always come…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Unhappy Customers

    All businesses will occasionally experience an unhappy customer so resolving the issues an honorable and equitable way will cause your…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Not Desperate

    Making a critical decision or major change in business while feeling desperate will many times result in regret. By Gary…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Seeds

    Most businesses start very small and insignificant just like a seed.  But when protected the smallest of businesses can produce…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Logo & Branding

    Creating your logo and establishing your business brand can be challenging but when done correctly it will give your company…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Responsibility

    Taking full responsibility when things do not go well is part of being the owner.  By Gary Shotton #000329 Click…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Pathway To Financial Success

    When looking for your pathway to financial success, it is nice to step back and get an overview and determine…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Generous

    Generosity is a character quality that can be developed like any other character quality and it is not always measured…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Coaching

    The skills needed for business ownership are similar to the skills needed to coach a sports or music team. The…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Time Wasted

    Time may be the most valuable asset a business owner has in his control. Wasting time is a formula for…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Pursuit Of Money

    The pursuit and application of solid business skills will result in money but the pursuit of money will result in…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Increasing Sales – Added Value

    Increasing sales does not always require the addition of  new products or services but many times modifications to the core…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Increasing Sales – Convenience

    After creating a solid business you may still need more sales and one option to increase sales may be to…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Patience

    Patience is a virtue especially in business. Without patience, it is easy to outrun the blessing that is about to…

    By Gary Shotton
  • No Consequences

    Establishing clear consequences for failure complete a desired task or responsibility starts with clear communications. By Gary Shotton #000315 Click…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Reputation

    Companies reputation can be a great asset if it is positive or a tremendous liability if it is negative.  A…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Working Smart

    Just working hard is not enough. To be successful, an owner, key manager, and all of the team must learn…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Target Market

    Taking time to determine the customers that are best fit for your product or service can be time well spent. …

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  • Made In China

    When purchasing goods from a foreign supplier it may be difficult to control quality.  Quality minded customers expect quality products…

    By Gary Shotton
  • Building Your Team

    A major component to having a successful company that hire employees other than family, involves determining skill sets and calling…

    By Gary Shotton
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