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August 2012

Quick Proposals With Quote Robot

August 6, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

With so many different online products and services available for potential use in practice, I generally don’t investigate them until I have a need. Make that a pressing need. I have been known to sign up for and learn to use a service just a couple of hours before I need it, which can wreak […]

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Future Fridays: As Solo Goes, So Goes the Substance and the Spark

August 3, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

A few weeks back, CNN reported on the demise of the solo physician, with the report predicting that within two years, 75 percent of new doctors will be employed by hospitals.  While the cost of doing business for doctors is on the rise (technology can cut long-term costs but doesn’t come cheap), reimbursements from insurance […]

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Burn That Business Plan, Baby

August 3, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

So what’s the newest start-up trend?  Doing it on the fly.  That’s the conclusion reached by Anthony Tjan as part of the research he’s preparing for a book on successful small businesses, recently reported by Forbes.  According to Tjan: One of our most striking findings was that of the entrepreneurs we surveyed who had a […]

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