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10 Steps to Achieving Work-Life Balance

Posted on 1/31/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

When you run your own business, having a personal life tends to get placed on the back burner, and not just when you’re first starting out. Cultivating a balance between running your business and living your life is essential to the health of your company. Without time to relax and socialize, you may miss opportunities for the kind of creative growth that leads to truly successful business ideas. Here are 10 ways to achieve and maintain the work-life balance you’ve been longing for.

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Immigration Reform Would Have a Positive Impact on New Jersey

Posted on 1/29/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business & The Economy

New Report Details Economic and Social Benefits of Senate Legislation

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Customer Service Skills That You Need to Develop in 2014

Posted on 1/23/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Marketing Your Business Personal Development

As a business owner, there are customer service skills that every employee in your company must master if they deal with clients, and you must lead the way in insuring that these skills are reinforced on a consistent basis. Here are some SPECIFIC skills that every employee should master to engage customers successfully on a daily basis…

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Take the Test: Determine Your Small Business Health Score

Posted on 1/16/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Small Business Planning

This is a good time of year to assess the health of your company. Review these 10 elements and determine your small business health score to find out where you stand.

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Economic Insecurity and the Decline of Babies

Posted on 1/15/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business & The Economy

After declining for the last 4 years, the U.S. birth rate flattened out in 2012 relative to 2011 with just under 4 million babies being born in both years. This maintains the number of U.S. births per 1000 women aged 15-44 at 63, its lowest level since records have been kept.

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When a Customer Won’t Pay: 4 Ways to Follow-up

Posted on 1/9/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Small Business Planning

There are occasions when despite your best effort, a customer payment is late or, worse yet, never arrives (even after repeated follow-ups). Here are four follow-ups to help remedy a missing payment and help prevent them in the future.

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Positive Small Business Indicators in 2013 and the Challenge Ahead

Posted on 1/8/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business & The Economy Small Business Policy

The Year in Review - Implications for Small Businesses: Two important economic indicators released late in 2013—employment and interest rates—give us some optimism about small business and economic growth trends. Both of these indicators are key to consumer spending, which drives two-thirds of our nation’s economic activity.

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10 Simple And Powerful Body Language Tips For 2014

Posted on 1/2/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

Here are 10 simple and powerful body language tips for 2014!

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