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Plan It
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Fund It
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Secure It
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Promote It
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Grow It
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Small Businesses Advice

Smart Employers Recognize the Benefits of a Multigenerational Workforce
QUESTION: I am a 50-something person with lots of experience and was recently laid off because of a corporate merger. I am not having much luck in my job search and feel my age may be a factor. What do you suggest?
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Ron Stein on Sales and Marketing

The only app small and medium enterprises need
How often do you see an article screaming something like this: “21 Must-Have Tools for Your Businesses”? Maybe you're curious and check a few out. Yet you do nothing. You're thinking, don't fix what's not broken. Besides, you're too busy to chase a new shiny object anyway.
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