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Too busy to succeed?

I realize that I direct this letter to the small business owners among you, which is understandable given that is who I am. If you are not a small business owner, however, you can still benefit from the information I share here each month. Running your career, whatever it may be, as if it is a business will enhance both your experiences and profitability. Incorporating some of these ideas now might make 2012 a better year for you.

As an entrepreneur and business owner for the past 20+ years, I have faced many hurdles — lack of cash flow, sluggish sales, ballooning expenses and failed projects among them. But the biggest hurdle by far has been figuring out how to find the time to plan and grow when I am consumed with the day-to-day tasks required to just keep things moving forward. Every business owner faces this dilemma. How you respond to it can make or break you.

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Upcoming LGBT events in Atlanta

Atlanta Pride Less than a month away Atlanta’s 41st annual Pride Festival, scheduled for October 8-9, has set its complete schedule of events. During the weeks and days leading up to Pride weekend are dozens of...
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Who reads GA Voice?

The results are in from the Community Marketing 5th Annual LGBT Survey which was conducted in July. More than 30,000 consumers participated in the survey which appeared in 150+ LGBT newspapers, magazines and we...
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Under the influence

As I write this the stock market continues its roller coaster ride with every tiny bit of economic news pushing it dramatically up or down. Today, with some good news from Europe, it’s up about 200 points. Yest...
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How to get the most from your advertising dollars

Used to be there were a handful of advertising venues for business owners- print, radio, TV and billboards. With the digital explosion there are now so many opportunities, including Facebook and Google, that it...
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Business of the month: Parker’s on Ponce

Located in the heart of historic downtown Decatur, Parker’s calls itself a steakhouse but it is much more. It’s hard to pass on the salmon, sea scallops and calamari here. Brothers John-Thomas and Christophe...
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This one is for you

As a media outlet our focus is understandably on our readers. Many hours go into planning and writing the stories we believe people want to read. We constantly update our website, relentlessly post on our Faceb...
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