The Competitive Advantages of a Diverse Workforce

By Gwendolyn F. Turner, Founder and President of Princeton Proper. Gwendolyn also serves as a member of SMB Experts, an Oracle-sponsored panel comprised of today’s SMB thought leaders.

What does your organization pride itself on? Is it record earnings? Is it incremental growth year–over-year? Or, maybe it is landing great clients?

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Supplier Diversity 101: What’s In It for Women?

As a supply chain executive at Pfizer, a leading pharmaceutical company, I am impressed with the efforts of large corporations to diversify their supply chains. I have had the pleasure of meeting dynamic women entrepreneurs with businesses that are cost competitive, innovative and offer strategic value to large organizations. While women-owned businesses have heard of Supplier Diversity, many aren’t quite sure what’s in it for large corporations.

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Perfecting your follow-up

As a business owner you attend many conferences, tradeshows, and networking events. It’s difficult to keep up with everyone you meet and finding time to follow up and managing your client base is stressful for most business leaders. Here three simple tips to perfecting your follow up

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Game On! Five Tips for a Successful Conference

Conferences can be intimidating places for Small Business owners. They are often overwhelming in size and heavy on content. Although conferences can be difficult to master they are a great investment for business owners.  This is your opportunity to create relationships in person with key leaders and decision makers. It’s your time to shine. Your time at conferences is only as valuable as you make it. Your attitude plus preparation will determine success. Here are five tips that will insure a successful conference that will deliver a great return on your investment.

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