November 8, 2016
by Bob Meyer, Editor of BarterNews
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NATE Announces 2017 Convention
Association of Trade Exchanges, an organization for independent
trade exchange owners from across North America, announced today
that their 33rd annual convention is scheduled for May 7 to 9 at the
Golden Nugget in Las Vegas.
Barter exchanges from across the U.S.
are invited to attend the convention, which will be packed with new
interactive seminars focused on exchange owners, brokers and sales
in an ever-changing environment. Networking opportunities,
brainstorming sessions, and RTB/CTB certifications complete this
John Kucera, President of NATE, said
"This is a great venue to join with other exchanges from across the
nation for three days of learning, networking and fun. You will
depart with more knowledge and exciting new ideas for growing your
Future information on early bird
incentives, seminar topics and registration instructions will
follow NATE on
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How Do You See Yourself?
Most entrepreneurial business owners see their "business
personalities" in distinct terms, according to the latest
survey by Open Small Business Network, American Express
Company's small-business unit.
When asked to choose,
34% of the owners in the survey characterized themselves as
managers, or big picture people, who like making things run
smoothly and improving how employees work together. They
enjoy the operational part of the business.
at 27%, came what the poll labeled the heroes, or those who
take to solving the difficult problems facing a company.
Next, at 16%, were the rainmakers who find new business,
while 11% of the owners see themselves as artists, more
involved in creating products than running the business
Only 4% of those surveyed would characterize themselves as
mavericks, or risk-takers, those who sometimes take up
projects for the sense of adventure alone.
were also asked what their No.1 pet-peeve was regarding
employees. Although the largest percentage (35%) didn't have
any one pet-peeve, for those who did, showing up late for
work and lack of initiative were at the top of the list.
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Experiencing Stress On The
For people with jobs, times are tough with 77% claiming
that at least one thing at the office is causing them
stress, according to a poll released by the private
educational company Everest College.
Fear of losing job
Job not chosen career
Poor work/life balance
No advancement opportunity 4%
Poor working conditions
Nothing stresses me
Step Up Your Efforts To
Boost Your Bottomline
♣ Identify, target, and nurture your niche.
includes that small pocket of customers and potential
clients with whom you enjoy working, and whose needs you can
♣ Service your clients to the utmost
Determine what is important to your clients.
Find better ways to connect with their bottom lines. Tell
your clients exactly what you can do for them on a regular
♣Get in the habit of asking every customer,
every day, for referrals.
If you had zero
marketing-dollars for advertising, this is the logical
conclusion you would make. So do it, go ahead and ask your
current clients for referrals.
acknowledge pessimistic discussions about the economy.
Turn off the TV when bad news is being broadcast, gently
change the conversation when needed. Reconnect with your own
passions — give your working life all your positiveness!
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The Growth and Use of Secondary
Capital (New Money) Creates Unprecedented Wealth In Today's New Age
There are many forms of secondary
capital — which can be defined as any financial instrument that
measures and communicates value in a common language. Would you like
to see and learn more about the many forms of secondary capital?
We have 70 free, informative and
inspiring, articles for you in our "Secondary Capital Section."
Check it out...
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