Taking the Mystery Out of Business

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NorlightsPress, Dec 1, 2010 - 206 pages
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Entrepreneurs, small business owners, independent agents, and non-profit employees often wear many hats and deal with limited time, budgets, and resources. In this practical primer, Linda Faulkner lays out the fundamentals, providing examples and tips so newcomers to the business world can easily gain an understanding of the challenges they face. Experienced professionals will benefit from a refresher on basic strategies and how to stay ahead of the competition. Starting with attitude and covering everything from money management to customer attention, Taking the Mystery Out of Business is a resource for entrepreneurs, employees, and anyone who has questions about the often mysterious world of business.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Research
33
Resources
59
Essential Business Knowledge
79
Relationships
103
Organization
123
Time Management
145
Money
157
Customer Attention
167
Summary
189
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About the author (2010)

Linda’s Faulkner’s business background is both varied and extensive. Since beginning her insurance career in 1974, she has worked for two life insurance companies, founded two insurance agencies and an insurance education business, and has performed every function within an insurance agency. She is also an insurance continuing education Course Provider, a faculty member of several insurance organizations, and a licensed insurance consultant. Through Faulkner Educations Services, Linda teaches career development workshops, pre-licensing courses for insurance agents, and continuing education seminars. As a writer and educator, Linda's expertise lies in evaluating a subject and peeling back the layers of complexity to expose its basic components. Linda's students appreciate her energetic and authentic presentations, the real-life examples that relate to their worlds, and the takeaways they're able to use the moment they return to the office.

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