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Be a Small Business Boy Scout. Yes, I’ll admit it, I used to be a Boy Scout. As dysfunctional as our troop was, I had a ton of fun and learned many valuable lessons. And it recently dawned on me that just about every quality you need to give your small business a chance to succeed is in the 12 Boy Scout laws. Believe it or not, I can still recite these from memory. You should be… Trustworthy. Interesting how this is the first Boy Scout law and is also first in business. You have to establish trust first, before you sell anything to anyone. In the short run, trust can help you overcome business weaknesses but in the long run, your product, service and you personally must meet or exceed expectations consistently to maintain that trust you have established.Read More