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Mergers and Acquisitions

Newmont Buys Rival Goldcorp in $10 Billion Deal Creating World’s Largest Gold Miner

January 14, 2019

Via: Fortune

Newmont Mining will buy rival Goldcorp in a deal valued at $10 billion, creating the world’s largest gold miner and cementing a return of M&A to the industry. The transaction comes just three months after Barrick Gold’s move to buy […]


Management, Proposal Management

How Being Vulnerable Can Make You a Stronger Business Leader

January 11, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

“Every entrepreneur is in that fetal position when they’re away from their company too many times. Someone who can rise from that is what a real leader is,” Jerry Henley, CEO of Rubicon Capital, told me when we spoke recently. […]


Management, Strategic Management

Customer Privacy is Now Part of Your Business Strategy

January 11, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

As a modern business, it is crucially important that you build confidence and trust with your customers. Customers are concerned about privacy more than they have ever been. With consistent information leaks, concerns about how information is shared on social […]


Management, Strategic Management

Using Analytics to Optimize Facility Performance & Reduce Costs

January 10, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

The proverb “a stitch in time saves nine” goes back centuries but the principles are just as applicable to any modern operations. Unfortunately, too many facilities management departments still operate in a reactive manner, having to quickly put out fires […]


Management, Strategic Management

Destroy New Business Fears with Surefire Success

January 10, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Starting A New Business? Here’s How To Overcome Fear AND Guarantee a Surefire Success! Happy New Year! Today, I want to discuss something very important. If you’re starting a business, I want to share with you a surefire way to […]


Management, Proposal Management

How to Leverage Your Skills to Start a Side Business

January 9, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

According to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2016 report, more than 25 million Americans have initiated entrepreneurial ventures. Being an entrepreneur is synonymous with being a risk taker, and one of the best ways to minimize this risk is by starting […]


Finance

One-third of Small Businesses Start with Less Than $5,000

January 9, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

About a third of small businesses get started with less than $5,000, according to recent research from financial platform Kabbage. The survey, which included responses from 600 thriving small business owners, also found that 58 percent got started with less […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

Trust Me: 3 Types of Social Proof that Drive Customers to Buy

January 9, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Customers are social beings that are heavily influenced through their friends, family and the testimony of others. The three main types of social proof that will drive customers to purchase a product or service include reviews and testimonials, referrals, and […]


Management, Strategic Management

5 Key Points to Consider When You Are Expanding Your Business Globally

January 8, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

Going global is never an easy undertaking. It can have a significant impact on your existing business activities, so you must determine if the positive outcomes outweigh the risks, then make a calculated move. However, for small businesses, it is […]


Finance, Legal

10 Payroll Changes for 2019

January 8, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

According to the SBA, small businesses employ nearly half (47.5%) of all workers in the U.S. If you have employees, your payroll likely is different for 2019. Here are 10 changes to note: 2019 Payroll Changes 1. Watch for new […]