Category Archives: Business Tips

We are OPEN for Business!!

photocreidt: BY: RACHEL SMITH   The 2nd annual vacant building tour, entitled “Clear Lake Open for Business” is being held from August 13th through August 24th.  Unlike last year, this year’s “tour” will be virtual.  Interested entrepreneurs are able to view the properties online, all listed in one place, from the comfort of their own home or...
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A Goal Without a Plan is just a Wish

BY: RACHEL SMITH   Have you ever thought of an amazing idea for a new business in town?  Or ever looked around our community and longed for a certain type of business? Ideas are a dime a dozen, really.  Concepts floating through our subconscious as the ‘what if’ or ‘wishes’ that seem so far out of reach. It...
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Tools for Being a Better Listener When Your Customers Aren’t in the Room

Most of the time being a better listener means closing your mouth and not thinking about what you will say next. But the real listening help most small business owners need in today’s business climate is digital.

Why Being a Good Listener is Important

In addition to people feeling more valued when they believe you’re listening to...
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