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  • Collaborating for Success: 8 Steps That Will Change Your Life - Consultants 2 Go
    day it should energize people friends colleagues family Your vision needs to capture the imagination and passion of others Are you able to successfully evangelize your vision 2 Right size your approach Be sure that you can deliver results quickly You may not be able to deliver the entire vision but you must be able to deliver a piece of it in order to prove that your team is capable of achieving full success This way you ensure that people stay motivated and committed to the task 3 Create a platform Your platform can be physical or virtual a place that collaborators can find access trust and use 4 Make your vision pay An essential element to any successful collaboration is that there is something in it for everyone It may be recognition money power or the opportunity to do the job people showed up to do Your collaboration needs to pay for those who will share the journey with you One of my teams adopted the mantra So What as a means of keeping everyone focused on what was most important to our collaboration and to the overall success of our project I still keep my So what ink stamp on my desk as a constant reminder 5 Be sure you have the right people with you You will need sponsors who will support you and give you cover as well as top performers and regular folks who are eager for change waiting for your signal and a sense of the direction they should follow 6 Deliver on performance Collaboration can promise a way that is better faster or cheaper effective efficient or equitable Whatever you decide is your promise becomes the performance your collaboration must deliver 7 Mind your political support Be vigilant and ensure that you have what you need to deliver on your promise and your vision 8 Most of all you must have the passion and the strategy to lead Whether it comes from above the middle the side or below collaborative leadership helps everyone achieve together what no one can accomplish alone When I stop to think about the many collaborations I have undertaken in my career and in my personal life I now have a clearer understanding of the attributes that contributed most to those collaborations that were overwhelmingly successful and to those that were doomed from the start With these 8 steps as my framework I am ready to tackle any new challenge and to chart my next successful collaboration Technology is great but people communicating with people make all the difference Beverly Maddalone is a Marketing Professional with extensive experience in communications and information technology Her career spans more than 20 years with 4 Fortune 500 Companies where she served in a variety of product and marketing management leadership roles Her prime focus is guiding business owners of all stripes through the process of designing and implementing marketing strategy She is a strong believer in the transformational power of social media

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  • Compliance Basics for Your Small Business – Part 2 - Consultants 2 Go
    Here are some basic areas of business that should be legally protected Contracts For small business owners it is imperative that all the company s important agreements are in writing and most importantly that provisions are made limiting the company s liability These documents should be reviewed periodically to ensure that they meet all requirements as the business is growing or changing due to various laws and regulations Good legal advice is recommended in preparing these documents to guarantee the protection of your company s assets Intellectual Property If you are a B2B company make sure you have fully executed confidentiality and non disclosure agreements signed by all applicable parties Missing an important caveat within a document could be costly to your bottom line so it is extremely crucial to exercise due diligence to avoid any regrets down the road Non compete Agreement Depending on your business you may need to have your employees sign a non compete agreement This agreement protects your business after an employee is terminated and should have a designated time period usually from six to twelve months stated in the document It is easy to overlook these small basic compliance items In your day to day routine the upkeep of these documents can be overlooked This week s blog was written by Porasah White Porasah is the Compliance and Billing Director with C2G Resourcing a subsidiary of Consultants 2 Go LLC audit b2b business compliance contracts Employees government intellectual property marketing porasah white small business Share this Story Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit Digg Delicious Google E Mail About the Author Related Posts Compliance Requirements for Your Small Business April 14 2013 Comments are closed Prev Post Next Post Categories Analytics Corporate Economy Guest Blogger Health HR Marketing Newsletters Pharma Recruitment Sales Small Business Uncategorized Videos

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  • Compliance Requirements for Your Small Business - Consultants 2 Go
    is a must as there are federal and state laws that govern this area Some laws require that as records are created such as employee contracts tax filings and payroll they should be retained during the time period required by certain government agencies and secured depending on the type of document If required possibly during an audit there should be a seamless retrieval process Document Destruction There needs to be a proper system in place to discard destroy documents as they reach the end of their retention period If your company has electronic records make sure it is effective and is up to date with changing technology and also in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations One option is to use a third party IT vendor to manage and store records If you choose to do so be sure to obtain contractual assurances regarding preservation and access to all information from the vendor Properly research the vendor to know the likelihood of them going out of business or to getting shut down by the government as you will no longer have your records Compliance for your business can be a complex issue as there are different laws and regulations that vary by state your business specific operation and industry The points mentioned are applicable to most businesses It is recommended to seek legal advice to navigate through the quagmire of laws and regulations Willful blindness and ignorance are no excuse for the law and it can be costly to your bottom line if you are fined or penalized for non compliance Check websites such as Department of Labor DOL Occupational Safety Health Administration OSHA Equal Employment Opportunity Commission EEOC and Internal Revenue Service IRS for information and guidance This week s blog was written by Porasah White Porasah is

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  • Your Employees are Business Leaders Too - Consultants 2 Go
    and decision making abilities Once you have allowed employees to begin making decisions hold regular meetings with employees to discuss what s working and what areas still need work As your employees become more accustomed to their new responsibilities they will feel at ease speaking up making suggestions and providing solutions to any problems that may arise When your employees are empowered to make decisions they in turn are satisfied with their jobs are more likely to be productive and will feel as though their output is valuable You will find that projects run smoother and tasks are completed much faster when the person closest to the problem has the authority to make decisions Additionally a critical component to keep in mind when allowing employees to make decisions is to examine their actions and carefully decide where there is room for creative approach Creating a work culture where everyone considers themselves a business leader gives employees the confidence boost they need to start running towards challenges and doing great things When your employees realize the strength within their roles it can result in a better business better brand and better office environment This week s blog was written by Kymberly Sheckleford Kymberly is an Analyst with C2G Resourcing a subsidiary of Consultants 2 Go LLC Consultants 2 Go employee training Employees kymberly sheckleford leaders marketing office environment small business Share this Story Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit Digg Delicious Google E Mail About the Author Related Posts What Businesses Can Learn from Kwanzaa Principles January 3 2016 Making the Most of Social Media September 1 2013 PR Is a Must For Your Small Business August 25 2013 Comments are closed Prev Post Next Post Categories Analytics Corporate Economy Guest Blogger Health HR Marketing Newsletters Pharma Recruitment Sales Small Business Uncategorized Videos

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  • Turning Leads Into Sales - Consultants 2 Go
    a business problem not as trying to sell something to the client Once you are already actively engaging with the prospect be persistent but not overly aggressive The client is a busy person maybe too busy to follow up with you even though they may need your services So follow up with them and offer ways to make the interaction as easy as possible for them to obtain what they need to solve their business problem Closing You cannot sell to a customer if you do not understand their business their customers their products services and their issues Your proposal and your contract need to clearly state what you are delivering and what you are not delivering You might experience scope creep after the sale where the customer requests more than was contracted so you need an effective and professional way to address that or you may lose more money than you make Include clear terms and deliverables in your contract Follow up Remember it is important to follow up during the fulfillment process after your product service has been sold make sure the project product or service is meeting your client s expectations Resolve issues immediately The client s perception is their reality Even if you believe you delivered what was promised if the client does not agree then that is their reality and you might not receive another lead from that client You will lose future leads from other potential clients if they receive negative feedback from an unsatisfied customer Find a way to resolve what the customer perceives as unsatisfactory and resolve it in a way that works for you and the customer A happy customer ensures future leads and prospects for you Sales take practice Repeating the steps above will help to increase your close rate

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  • Consultants 2 Go - Cathy Myers
    Archive Consultants 2 Go Articles posted by Cathy Myers Turning Leads Into Sales Regardless of a sales person s tenure converting a lead into a sale can often be a tricky task A successful sale is often determined by the strategy the sales person read more March 31 2013 Cathy Myers Guest Blogger Marketing Categories Analytics Corporate Economy Guest Blogger Health HR Marketing Newsletters Pharma Recruitment Sales Small Business Uncategorized Videos Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 October 2012 January 2012 Contact University Science Park 105 Lock Street Suite 309 Newark NJ 07103 Email protected email Phone 973 645 0098 Toll Free 1 800 768 0494 Fax 314 248 5056 Accreditation Recent News Apr 24 A Quick Guide To Healthy Negotiations Read More Apr 17

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  • Celebrating the “Everyday” Women Business Owner - Consultants 2 Go
    a website development company a marketing consulting company companies that provide event planning photography financial advice real estate insurance accounting legal advice promotional items DVD maker and a professional organizer I celebrate the women with whom I do business every day The women on my advisory board who give me advice on how to run my own business The women who made it through the turbulent economy and are continuing to hold down the fort I celebrate the stay at home moms who keep the business of the home going smoothly the work from home moms who are earning from 500 per year to 5 000 000 per year The disabled woman business owner the veterans who traded in the obstacle courses of one war only to jump over hurdles in their daily wars of running their businesses I salute the Women Business Centers who help women train their staff the Women Chamber of Commerce and all the women s organizations and associations dedicated to us And I would be remiss if I didn t give a shout out to our women corporate managers who own their business units and their little corner of Corporate America All the women who don t get their praises sung on a regular basis if at all Thank you ladies And thank you to my business partner When I see a successful woman business owner I don t envy her I admire her because she gives me the strength and courage to get up each morning to run my own business all over again Here s to you woman business owner make it a great month and a fantastic year homage March marketing Peggy McHale sandi webster small business small business women stay at home moms tribute women Women Business Centers women business owners

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  • Rewarding Employees Without A Raise - Consultants 2 Go
    ever says no to a bonus If business was good for the year share some profits with employees Holidays are a good time to give additional cash If your company offer shares that is another incentive Money is always appreciated Recognize Special Milestones In meetings Special events such as birthdays top salesperson and employee of the month can be recognized in public forums such as client meetings on the company s website and in the company newsletter Give gifts for one time large milestones such as making their goals for the quarter Electronics is a great way to captivate the employee iPads games and cell phone upgrades are excellent gifts For smaller accomplishments gift cards from department stores Amazon or iTunes are popular Many local businesses offer gift certificates from manicures massages restaurants dry cleaners and car washes This supports the community in which your employees work and live Pay for education Conferences classes seminars and webinars are excellent ways of keeping your employees skills up to date Give them the opportunity to take the time to attend events during the normal work day Absorb or defray transportation costs In urban areas parking can be expensive so if you provide parking for them it helps defray costs They can expense it or you can give a monthly parking allowance If your employees take the train there are supplemental government programs that gives you credit for employees transportation Take note of your employees wish list during the year If you hear them say I wish I had a to make my life easier consider that wish as a future incentive idea It shows that you are paying attention to their needs employee bonus employee incentives employee raise employee vacation Employees marketing profits rewards sandi webster small business small business owners Share

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