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Understanding Working Capital- Ask Christina First 4/3/2014

By Christina Suter on Mar 31, 2014 at 05:35 PM in Business Issues

Do you understand working capital? As a business owner, do you feel you are short on money or robbing Peter to pay Paul every month? This week, tune into Ask Christina First to understand what working capital is, the importance of having it, and what to do if you feel your business is unsuccessful. Christina will discuss ways you can get your cash management under control and begin to manage your working capital better.

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Promises You Make While Interviewing your New Employees

Promises You Make While Interviewing your New Employees
By Christina Suter on Feb 17, 2014 at 10:16 AM in Business Issues

Your responsibility during the interview is to be mindful of what promises you make and the attitude you have during the interview. What you do and say sets up what the new employee will expect from the environment, from you, and from their job. Your objective and goal will be to set them, and ultimately yourself, up for success. Read More: GroundLevel-Consulting.com/Articles

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The Currency of Employment. Do you know what it is?

The Currency of Employment. Do you know what it is?
By Christina Suter on Feb 11, 2014 at 02:14 PM in Business Issues

It is natural for us as entrepreneurs to want to be friends with our employees; we’re all personable people, so it happens. The thing you must be mindful of as an employer, however, is to be friendly with your employees, but not become their friend.

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You the Interviewer Set the Culture Before the Job Even Starts. Ask Christina First 2/13/2014

You the Interviewer Set the Culture Before the Job Even Starts. Ask Christina First 2/13/2014
By Christina Suter on Feb 10, 2014 at 03:46 PM in Business Issues

Interviewing new employees you set tone. The promises you make starting with the ad you place, the interview process and interview questions set the culture that the employee will expect and will try to fulfill for good or bad. www.AWOPtalk247.com, Thursday mornings at 8am and 2pm Pacific Time. See more at: http://www.groundlevel-consulting.com

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Bill Tan and Options as one of the most powerful tools in RealEstate

Bill Tan and Options as one of the most powerful tools in RealEstate
By Christina Suter on Feb 06, 2014 at 03:24 PM in Real Estate Issues

I had the pleasure of interviewing Bill Tan and discuss real estate options. Bill presented about options at my monthly real estate meeting called FIBI (For Investors By Investors) Pasadena here in Pasadena.Bill believes in and uses options often because they are powerful and malleable.

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The Currency of Employment: Be Friendly but not Friends on Ask Christina First 2/6/2014

The Currency of Employment: Be Friendly but not Friends on Ask Christina First 2/6/2014
By Christina Suter on Feb 04, 2014 at 03:24 PM in Business Issues

Let’s start with that we all want to be friends with our employees. But there is another level to be aware of, they are reliant on you like a child is to a parent. You are their salary and that is what keeps a roof over their head. Tune in to “Ask Christina First” to find out more about this plays out and how it affects you as an employer.
www.AWOPtalk247.com, Thursday mornings at 8am and 2pm Pacific Time. See more at: http://www.groundlevel-consulting.com article or listen on www.awoptalk247.com.

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What Are Your Options In Real Estate? On Ask Christina First 1-28-14

What Are Your Options In Real Estate? On Ask Christina First 1-28-14
By Christina Suter on Jan 28, 2014 at 01:01 PM in Real Estate Issues

What Are Your Options In Real Estate? How Options Are Your Most Powerful Tool To Control Real Estate. Options are the most powerful and dynamic investing tool available today. Once you have mastered how to use options, you will find applications for it in all facets of business, industry and finance. Bill Tan will be joining Christina Suter on "Ask Christina First" and he will be sharing his secrets on using options. Thurs., January 30th, on "Ask Christina First," 8am and 2pm PT, www.awoptalk247.com

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The Good-Hearted Business owner and Being a Leader

The Good-Hearted Business owner and Being a Leader
By Christina Suter on Jan 27, 2014 at 03:25 PM in Business Issues

There is a way to cleanly run a business and maintain good-hearted principles, a high level of integrity, and to be successful. Challenge the belief that you can’t be kind and good and still do the necessary business tasks such as market your products or services or pitch sales. Your purpose is to lead and that means having a willingness to be right and wrong and to know that your decisions make a difference.

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The Good Hearted Business Owner and Leadership - Ask Christina First 1/23/2014

The Good Hearted Business Owner and Leadership - Ask Christina First 1/23/2014
By Christina Suter on Jan 21, 2014 at 04:54 PM in Business Issues

Are you a good hearted business owner that believes in principles like integrity and fairness? Do you sometimes wonder if business can really be profitable with good hearted principles in place? Then this series is for you. The first in the series is The Good Hearted Business Owner and Leadership.

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Work Life Balance and what is it to you?

Work Life Balance and what is it to you?
By Christina Suter on Jan 20, 2014 at 03:14 PM in Business Issues

If you’ve started your own business, you’ve no doubt discovered that being an entrepreneur is not easy. One of the keys to maintaining a successful professional and personal life is to remain in balance. But, what does work life balance mean to you? Ask yourself, what, if anything, is being sacrificed? Is your time spent at work balanced with your time spent with your family?

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