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in 2010 as the first baby boomers turn 65, roughly 8,000,000 American business will be up for sale. Which ones are likely to get serious attention? Ask Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com what business he’s in and he’ll say ‘customer service’; the fact that he sells millions of books, cd’s and other assorted consumer stuff is nice but hey, if Amazon can provide a first class customer-orien... I’m getting ready to hire my first employees; what should I be looking for? Somebody asked me this at a recent panel discussion about starting up a business. Being clever I went with this reply – First, let me suggest what you don’t want ... One of the hardest aspects of working from home is creating the discipline or motivation to work regular hours each day. It is so easy to get distracted and put off the essential tasks that need to get done.  So an easy solution is keeping your work p... Got the world on a string or its weight on your shoulders? Small business owners are often faced with challenges of priority that employees rarely experience. They believe they’re completely responsible to their business when in fact the reverse ...