Balance your annual company budget

When you are working all the time chasing nickels and dimes, you don't have any time or money to help others or enjoy your life. For instance, you may want to take note of the fact that, like all marketers of children s bedroom furniture, you attach warning labels and …

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Behavioral science research

In my research and that of many other behavioral scientists in the field, we’ve found that people don’t always make decisions and take action in a straightforward way. People struggle to turn their intentions into action. People struggle sometimes to make good decisions—even if, at another time …

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Financialization and the Agri-food System

In recent decades, finance has increasingly become the gravitational center of economic life. In the process of financialization, financial actors and financial motives have taken on a greater role across economic sectors. The rise of finance can be traced, at least in part, to the economic policy shifts associated with …

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Forgetting - what it means

Who hasn’t forgotten something at some point in their lives? Heck, who hasn’t forgotten something in the last hour, or the last five minutes? Forgetfulness is one of our many human frailties. Personally, the older I get, the longer that list seems to grow. There are sadly many …

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5 tips for Business success

But you should have an ideal trade toward which you steadily work. Therefore, it would be smarter and more effective to capitalize on something else: your uniqueness. In our experience, however, few people have the knowledge and intuition to be investors in other people's small businesses. Equity capital is obtained …

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Ask non-customers why they don?t buy from you

Also, because most retail businesses deal primarily with cash or near- cash equivalents (credit cards), funding requirements for accounts receivable are relatively low compared with some of the other business categories, which means, in turn, that the capital requirements for entry can be comparatively low, depending on how much inventory …

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