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A display in the lobby of tobacco company Swedish Match’s North American headquarters in downtown Richmond advertises the company’s vision statement: “A world without cigarettes.”
If you’re in the role of salesperson yourself or you’re footing the bill for a sales team, how do you know what selling-skills training is best?
Growing a business is an exciting and challenging time for an entrepreneur, but it does present a new and different set of challenges.
QUESTION: I own a small business. I'm struggling with developing a useful market segmentation. I want to target my marketing to people who will buy my product. Do you have any tips for how to do this most effectively?
Title: Danny MacNelly, partner with ArchitectureFirm, a Richmond-based architecture and design firm
Title: Alice Jones, manager of the Kroger Marketplace at 10800 Iron Bridge Road in Chester; the store is scheduled to open Oct. 21.
New position: associate director, Central Virginia, American Diabetes Association.
Title: John B. Walker, president and CEO of Greater Richmond ARC, which provides services and programs for people with developmental disabilities
I don't care how much power, brilliance or energy you have, if you don't harness it and focus it on a specific target, and hold it there you're never going to accomplish as much as your ability warrants.
- Zig Ziglar, self-help author
On September 10, 2015, the Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills that would make it unlawful for federal contractors to request a job applicant, whether orally or in writing, to disclose criminal history record information before being offered employment. The bills, S. 2021 and H.R. 3470, enjoy bipartisan support and will likely move quickly in both the Senate and House.