Author Archives: Jerone Davis

Operations will Guide the Way

The outcome of business operations is the creation of value from assets owned by a business. Assets can be either tangible or intangible. The effort involved in creating value is what constitutes business operations cycles. The primary goal is to implement a sustainable … Continue reading

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The Price is Right!

One of the most important issues you must decide on as an entrepreneur is how much to charge for your product or service. While there is not one single right way to determine your pricing strategy, there are some guidelines that … Continue reading

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Building Business and Community Solutions

SIDE NOTE: For our devoted followers: you probably saw that we were MIA last week.  Well, BDN has some exciting news…but we aren’t telling today 🙂  Stay tuned! We promise to share soon.  We invite you to read on for … Continue reading

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From Idea to Implementation

All great businesses start with a single idea. The problem for many people is that they never fully develop the idea or simply have no clue how to turn their idea into a business. If you have thought of owning … Continue reading

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Teamwork from the Outside to the Inside

The primary changes that have taken place in small business strategy have come as a result of changes within local economies. As the local marketplace has become increasingly volatile and competitive, companies have needed to adjust by reducing their time … Continue reading

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Standing Still is Not an Option

In the past, the formulation of business strategies was the responsibility of upper-level management. The traditional approach involved top managers coming up with a strategic direction for the company, setting it forth in an annual written strategic plan, and then disseminating the … Continue reading

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Business Budgeting 101

A budget is a comprehensive, formal plan that estimates the probable expenditures and income for an organization over a specific period. Budgeting describes the overall process of preparing and using a budget. Since budgets are such valuable tools for planning … Continue reading

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What is Your Business Forecast?

Business forecasting methods and levels of sophistication vary greatly. It involves the collection and analysis of hard data, and their interpretation by managers with proven business judgment. Every forecast will be used to assess future situations that will affect the business’ … Continue reading

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Introducing our Community Investment Program

We are excited to share our news!  After identifying a need to help businesses move forward as the economy starts to show some slow growth, we started a new initiative called the Community Investment Program. As a company we have committed … Continue reading

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Profitability By Design

As many of our other posts have identified, a successful business doesn’t happen accidentally.  The idea behind any functional business model lies in employing financial/human resources to exploit various business opportunities to produce profitability. If the profits are consistent, a … Continue reading

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