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In order to keep your business in top form it is imperative to be aware of emerging trends within your competitive marketplace. Peronsally, I try to stay ahead of the curve so that I am prepared when change happens.
Sometimes curveballs are thrown but if you do your homework you’ll find that you can win the guessing game.
Here are 4 tips to help you keep up on industry trends:
1) Set specific investigative times.
2) Make trend spotting part of your daily routine.
3) Persistently investigate competitors.
4) Utilize the power of the Internet.
Turn your research into an asset by applying what you learn to improve your business and create new products and services. This learning process will help you use your time effectively and take action with conviction.
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By Chris Brunner
Friday, September 28th, 2012 @ 7:00 PM CDT
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