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Archive for December, 2006

No limp handshakes allowed

On the heels of us featuring a recent article about business ethics in the newsletter, I was struck by a post from Seth Godin about the dreaded "wet fish" handshake. We deal with ethical dilemmas in business every day, and while the internet is a huge boon to small businesses everywhere, it’s hard to avoid [...]

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Holiday Gifts – Any Neat Ideas?

When it comes to celebrating the Holiday Season and the close of another year, I like to recognize all of the people who have made the year a good one. I’m always searching for unique and creative ways to reach out to these folks. I thought it would be interesting for us to share Holiday [...]

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Call for career advice

Courtesy of our friends over at lifehacker, there’s a call out for real world advice on how you managed to narrow down your career options and chart a course for your future. I know we’ve got a posse of driven and decisive folks here, so if you have a chance, and you have got some [...]

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Planning to Write Your Business Plan

My new company’s business plan went from beta to final release today. I’m very proud of the final product, and am excited to circle back to to prospective investors. In my opinion, Jeff and Rich have written the definitive "how-to" on business plan authorship. But how do you plan to write a business plan? I [...]

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I’ve been deselected…

…and it is not a good feeling. A month ago I received a letter in the mail from one of our manufacturing partners that informed me that they have decided to resign our account. The letter went on to give us 90 days to find and move to a new facility. It turns out that [...]

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