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Winning in the Fourth Quarter

Yes, there is still time to make this a great year- here's how.


  The fourth quarter of the year is crunch time, mop-up time. The final three months is when some of you can (and should) score big and finish with a financial statement that makes the 2014 holidays special. You've met or exceeded your yearly budget and covered your overhead. Your game-tested team is familiar with your end-of-season plan and is motivated to make it happen.
  On the other end of the business spectrum, some of you may feel the only thing that will save your year will be the business equivalent of a Hail Mary pass.
  If you feel that way, don't ... (Read More...)

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