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Ready or not, it’s the holiday shopping season. And that means business owners are rolling out their year-end promotions. So how can you stand out in a crowded field of deals and discounts?

Few companies outside the public sector can offer any type of job security, no matter how big or small. And yet, we still need to invest in our employees, and we still need our employees to invest themselves in our companies.

When you own a business, you’re in sales. And when you’re in sales, you’re in the business of human psychology.

Whether you’re a solopreneur or a newly-minted business owner still wet behind the ears, it’s never too soon and you’re never too small to make a meaningful contribution if you want to. Here’s how.

Before you start chasing those VIP customers, here are some rules from business owners who’ve cracked the code.

As a business owner, meetings are a fact of life. So how can you take your meeting game to the next level?

Breaking bread with our business associates is such a normal thing, sometimes we forget the fine points of dining while doing deals. So here’s a quick rundown of mistakes to avoid at your next business meal.

Three owners learned skills they needed to run their companies.

What can we, as entrepreneurs, do to improve diversity in our workplaces? I propose that business owners of every size take a good look at the NFL’s Rooney Rule.

If you’re confused by the payroll process, there are a variety of options for assistance.

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Jennie Wong
Jennie Wong, Ph.D., is a nationally syndicated columnist, executive coach, and the creator of the product quiz website www.ABorC.com.
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