October 31, 2014

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Record global business travel forecast for 2014

Global business travel spending will reach a record $1.18 trillion this year, up nearly 7 percent from 2013, bolstered by growth in China, a U.S. trade group said on Monday. Read more from Reuters, the Wall Street Journal, and see the report from the Global Business Travel Association.


Sales and Marketing Advice for Florida Business
What's more important to your business: marketing or selling?

The way to win the revenue game is not to collect the most leads. It’s to make the most sales. That can only happen when the revenue team is in sync and ready to share openly with each other. More from Ron Stein.


Female CEOs share nonprofit challenge

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Premier Eye Care

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CEO Lorna Taylor has a clear vision for Premier Eye Care, focusing on what she calls the triple bottom line: People, planet, profit.

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After years helping female chief executives of businesses, the Commonwealth Institute is launching support groups in South Florida for women who run nonprofits, too. The new peer groups aim to address the specific concerns of female chiefs at nonprofits. More at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.


The government track to a million-dollar business

With federal law dictating that the U.S. government award 23 percent of federal contracts to small business, landing agencies like the DoD, General Services Administration and the U.S. Army as clients can be extremely lucrative. More at CNBC.


Small Business Advice
Why it's important to establish credit limits for customers

The question of extending credit to a customer should not be answered with a yes or a no. Rather, the amount extended should vary based on what is requested or needed. You must establish credit limits that take into account the customer’s ability to repay. More from Jerry Osteryoung.

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Judgment Liens

legal A judgment lien is a lien imposed on a judgment debtor’s nonexempt personal property. A judgment lien securing the unpaid amount of any judgment may be acquired on a judgment debtor’s interest in personal property in this state.

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