5 smart ways to boost profits at your lemonade stand – or any small business

Janine Puhak and intern •
Kiplinger

When the summer heat spikes, there’s nothing as refreshing as an ice-cold drink. That’s why for generations of ambitious youngsters, running a lemonade stand has served as an introduction to entrepreneurship. As a 5-year-old, I set up shop one summer with my friend John, who lived near a busy park. We served hundreds of cups

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Has your perfectionism gone too far?

Rick Goodman •
Business2Community

Those of us who are in positions of leadership want to get our jobs done, and to make sure that they are done well. We can be a meticulous crew, checking and double-checking our work with a fine-toothed comb, never resting until everything is just so. That zeal for excellence can obviously be a positive

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How to manage quiet employees

Jacob Shriar •
Business2Community

There’s a huge misconception in the business world that you need to be loud, powerful, assertive, sticking your chest out and grinding to get what you want. But in fact, quiet employees often are more successful and are considered better leaders. Why is that? Introverts Are Better Listeners Introverts are naturally better listeners, which is

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