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End Of Financial Year Checklist For Small Business

checklist It’s that most wonderful (and stressful) time of the year! For many small business owners, the holidays coincide with the end of the financial year – and there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to tackle what needs to get done. My advice? Prioritize the essentials. Use this End of Financial Year Checklist to […]

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Reasons For Small Businesses To Be Thankful

Happy Thanksgiving When I transitioned from working in Corporate America to running my own business, I had certain goals and expectations. Along the way, I encountered a few surprises – as every entrepreneur does. But over time I discovered that my life had changed for the better in ways I never really imagined. With Thanksgiving right around […]

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Simple One Page Business Plan Template

business plan template Writing a business plan can seem like a daunting task – which is why many entrepreneurs and business owners avoid doing it. I get it – things move at such a fast pace today that creating a long and involved plan seems like a waste of time. But as I tell my clients, pulling together […]

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Professional Networking Tips And Tricks From A Master Networker

group of people networking As a veteran networker, I can tell you that good networking doesn’t happen by chance. Showing up at an event and exchanging a few business cards is a piece of cake, but let’s be honest – that’s NOT networking. The objective is to build valuable relationships in order to increase your business, enhance your knowledge, […]

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3 Things Successful Leaders Do Instinctively

Successful Business Leaders We all know there are many elements that go into running a thriving business. However, in my work with small business owners, I have found that those who achieve the greatest success are the ones who bring a leadership mindset to the table. Here are three things wildly successful leaders do automatically. Commit to practicing […]

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What Is My Value Proposition And Why Does It Matter?

Value Proposition Simply stated, your value proposition is the reason a consumer should choose your product or service over someone else’s. It explains why you’re different and how you add more value or are better at solving their problem. Market that difference and you’ll see profits soar. Fail to differentiate your business and you’ll be doomed to […]

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Mid-Year Report Card: How’s Your Small Business Doing?

Financial Statements Many small business owners conduct reviews at the beginning or end of the calendar year. However, June is the perfect time to do a mid-year check-in to assess your current situation and course-correct to ensure that your business is on track to meet year-end goals. Financial statements form the foundation of your business “report card” […]

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Do You Really Need A Business Coach?

Business Success in New Jersey There are multiple answers to this question, depending on things like the stage of your business evolution and the specific issues you are grappling with. But the short answer is that if you are looking to optimize the health and profitability of your business, a good coach can help you achieve your goals. How do […]

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Cash (Not Profit) Really Is King

Cash IS King - Business Doctor of North Jersey One of the most important lessons many entrepreneurs have to learn is that cash really IS king. Simply put, it doesn’t matter how much money you generate in the future if you don’t have enough cash to pay your bills today. To run a successful business, your employees need their paychecks, landlords need their rent […]

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Good Samaritan Hospital Suffern, Ny

The Business Doctor of North Jersey Dr. Amala Chirumamilla, cardiologist at Metropolitan Cardiology in Suffern, which is part of Bon Secours Medical Group, gave a presentation today about #Heart Health for #HeartMonth at the Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Initiative (WIBI) Breakfast. She discussed risk factors for heart disease, how heart attack symptoms for women are different than […]

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