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About New England Business Advisor

Over the past 10 years the New England Business Advisor has helped over 300 small business leaders identify ways to increase the return on investment from thier employees, control costs and increase profits.

Please join us on April 17th, 2012 for a panel discussion with some of Massachusetts’ most successful family business leaders!

 Best Practices for Family Businesses A panel discussion with some of massachusetts’ most successful family business leaders hosted by the suffolk university sawyer business school. Family businesses are the foundation of the economy. These businesses face many unique challenges on a … Continue reading

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Keeping Employees Productive During The Holiday Season

Today I had a chance to speak with Todd and Tom on their morning radio show on WRKO 680 AM. We focused on maintaining employee productivty through the holiday season. Here is and overview of our conversation and some additional … Continue reading

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Saving A Business …

      Your business is struggling and cash flow is tight. You can see the light at the end of a tunnel but can you get there. You know you need to free up some cash but the real question is how. Some … Continue reading

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It’s The Feet Running Around That Can Determine Your Business Success …

How many small business owners stayed home and dreamed of having employees. I would be very confident by saying not many or should I say NONE! I know I never once got excited about having employees. I did understand and still … Continue reading

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Your Prospects Should Be Calling You …

You know who you want to sell to but you are struggling to get them to come to you. A common problem for a lot of small businesses and sales people world-wide. There are a lot of methods you can … Continue reading

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How To Get Venture Capital Money – The Basics

Here is a quick overview of the basics (i.e. how to prepare for your first meeting) I learned while securing investors in the past.  This is just the basics but you must have a solid foundation to build on. Who … Continue reading

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Who’s Getting The Money?

New England was ranked in 2nd place for Venture Capital Investments by PWC Money Tree. $535, 895,700 was invested via 88 deals. Silicion Valley was #1 while Metro NY came in a close 3rd in Q4 2010. When you look at who is … Continue reading

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Small Business Sales Success In 2011

Are you prepared to successfully sell in 2011? Let’s be honest 2010 was an interesting year. Some small businesses succeeded while others treaded along just above water. Unfortunately we also watched quite a few who couldn’t make it through 2010. … Continue reading

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Cash – The Life Blood Of Any Business

The success of every business can be traced to the steady and predictable flow of incoming cash. Without cash coming in then the business cannot survive over the long-term. No matter what state your business is in today you must have a … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Your ‘A’ Players …

  Turnover in any business is unavoidable. You will have employees who leave on their own for many reasons. It may be retirement or relocation for example. However in a large amount of small businesses turnover is the direct result … Continue reading

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