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The Wow! Factor

Hubbard Street, Learning Live and podcasts: Wow! By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the July 06, 2015 Daily Herald                 We need more business-generating Wows. Newsletters still work. So do phone calls, face-to-face

WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS

Women’s Initiative goal: Make women successful By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the June 29, 2015 Daily Herald                 The banking and small business worlds are big places, but within those spheres the

FITTING THE CULTURE

Culture ‘survey’ helps employers make people decisions By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the June 22, 2015 Daily Herald                 If you own the business, part of your responsibility is to assure that

INTERNSHIPS

Internships keep the talent pipeline flowing By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the June 15, 2015 Daily Herald                 From commonsense internship programs to Culture Index, a computer-driven talent management program that led

DIY MARKET RESEARCH

Guerrilla marketers: Zigging when others zag By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the June 8, 2015 Daily Herald                 How well you know your customers – why they shop at your store rather

WHAT TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE YOU LEAP

Starting Up? Get the Basics Right By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the June 1, 2015 Daily Herald                 This might be a good time to start your own business: There’s an abundance

SURVIVING THE STORMS

Planning can speed business’ disaster recovery By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the May 25, 2015 Daily Herald                 The disaster isn’t always a tornado that flattens your building or straight line winds

KEEPING CONNECTIONS FRESH

Business owner builds success by staying in touch By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the May 18, 2015 Daily Herald                 Staying in touch – with prospects and referral sources, of course, but

COURTS AIM AT NON-COMPETES

Court decisions complicate non-compete clauses By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the May 11, 2015 Daily Herald                 Because Dave Kendle is an attorney – he deals primarily with closely held businesses and

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE

What will you do after you sell the business? By Jim Kendall This column originally appeared in the April 27, 2015 Daily Herald                 Let’s assume the planned sale of your business proceeds as planned;