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Let People Tell You What’s Wrong…
Before They Tell Everyone Else!

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt   “The one who needs to know the most, is often the last to find out.”   You must create a connection with your customer grapevine, otherwise you’ll never know trouble is brewing in enough time to deal with it inexpensively. Some study concluded…

Raising Capital – Tony Dohrmann – Business Black Belt Podcast

How to Complete Your Financing Round Today’s guest Tony Dohrmann is an expert on raising capital. Lasershield founder, Tony Dohrmann shares financing and business-building lessons from creating 6 companies, raising $50+ million from 390 investors, defending against a hostile take-over, and the realities of getting a complex product manufactured and onto the shelves at Home…

Hiring Interview Questions Not in Anybody’s Book

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt “Hire smart or manage tough.” ~ Lou Adler, executive recruiter If you’re betting the farm on key employees, you need all the clues you can get. Here are a few questions to add to your interview repertoire. Tell me what you’ve done or continue…

Hiring the Right People

Excerpted from the book on mindful business management, Business Black Belt There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability. ~ Elbert Hubbard, writer Before you hire anyone just to get some more things done, take some time to plan what you…