This week's best small business links

August 10, 2012
Compiled by Thais Carter
Compiled by Thais Carter

Issue 8

We go through leading small business journals and websites so you don't have to. Check out this week's best small business links... What's Your Competitive Advantage?

We go through leading small business journals and websites so you don't have to. Check out this week's best small business links...

What's Your Competitive Advantage?

This is a super short post that packs a powerful message: Find a message worth winning. In this case, proximity is not as valuable as quality. What are you highlighting to potential customers?

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Culture

We talk a lot about managing your message to clients, but it's just as important to think about the message you send to your team. This piece on building team culture is definitely worth the read. Understanding how common culture facilitates engagement and productivity is essential, and author Brad Federman makes it easier to grasp.

Our Small Business Video Pick

Inc. Advisor | Motivating Employees

12 Most Inspiring "I" Indicators of a Great Leader

Are you looking for a little inspiration? An interesting website, 12most.com, is working on a series that highlights traits that leaders should cultivate, one letter of the alphabet at a time. We happened to jump into the series on the "I's." Ones worth reading: The importance of impartiality and being imperturbable.

9 Tips for Business Success from Costco's Jim Sinegal

You may be wondering what Costco's business model has in common with any in the dental industry. While there may not be a one-to-one correlation, Jim Sinegal has a lot of wisdom to offer and no one can doubt the company's performance. This interview summarizes 9 keys to success. A couple you should take note of: Valuing suppliers and offering the best.

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