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The Purpose Is Profit

Ed McLaughlin, author of The Purpose is Profit, explains why simply following your entrepreneurial passion is not enough to guarantee success. McLaughlin shares his own business successes and failures and outlines his "commandments" that can guide small business owners to profitability.

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LLCs Limited Liability Companies

In the “alphabet soup” of entity choices, the limited liability company (LLC) is a frequent favorite. Whether you’ve been in business a while or you’re just starting out, it’s good to get a grip on some essentials of the LLC business type. An LLC is a separate entity that can have its own rights and responsibilities, similar to an individual or corporation. For example, LLCs can buy property, lend money, invest money, make contracts, sue and be sued. States typically require annual report filings for LLCs, similar to corporate annual reports. Learn about operating agreements, LLC members and managers, taxation and more.

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Kindly Care Locates Caregivers via Technology

Kindly Care founder Igor Lebovic discusses how his business provides a high-tech way for people to screen and hire caregivers for their elderly or infirm loved ones. Lebovic tells us the personal inspiration for the business, how it works, and the emotional and financial relief it can provide.

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What Customers Crave

What Customers Crave author Nicholas J. Webb tells us why creating a great customer experience requires much more these days than being kind and knowledgeable and providing good service.

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Becoming an Agenda Mover - Turning Ideas into Action

Prof. Samuel Bacharach, author of The Agenda Mover explains how to translate good business ideas and plans into a vision that everyone can get behind. Bacharach tells us the best ways to win over skeptical colleagues and how turning dreams into an agenda is vital no matter the size of the business.

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