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10 Ways to Power Up Your New Year

10 Ways to Power Up Your New Year

Make the most of 1999 by taking action now 10 PRODUCTIVITY BOOSTERS 1. Go for the goals Write down each of your goals in the form of a question, such as “How can I be more productive?” and come up with 20 different ways in which you can meet those goals, says radio personality Barry Farber in his new book Diamonds Under Pressure (Berkley Books, 1998). 2. Make a statement Write a mission statement for your
The Least Wonderful Time of the Year

The Least Wonderful Time of the Year

Does this year’s tax season have you reaching for heavy-duty pain relievers? We offer 4 tips that will help you make next year nearly headache-free You still have your fingers wrapped around the aspirin bottle, don’t you? This time of year tends to leave many an entrepreneur dizzy, in a cold sweat. No, it’s not flu season; it’s tax season. And like most small-business owners, you’ve received your final 1998 figures from your accountant, and you’re
Small Business Success for the New Year

Small Business Success for the New Year

Forge an Emotional Bond Embrace your customers, enrich yourself I walked into the elevator prepared for the strange silence that descends when people enter that enclosed box. But suddenly one of my fellow passengers began speaking to his colleague – loudly. “It was the first time we were exhibiting at the conference, and I really wanted to make a huge splash,” he seemed to boast. “I rented out a massive hall at the host hotel, ordered