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Check our latested press release titled "Confidence on the Rise for Twin Cities Small Businesses."    As business owners across the nation gain confidence in the overall economy, Edina-based business brokerage Calhoun Companies sees the increase in the number of businesses for sale in the Twin Cities as a positive indicator...
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Small Business Owners Are Feeling Good

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It's always nice to start the year off on the right foot, and it seems that most small business owners were in a good mood in January as the Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index hit its highest level in five years this quarter.  Based on a survey with business owners in...
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Selling Your Business Can Take An Emotional Toll

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Most business owners would tell you that their business is much like their baby. They work hard to build it up, trying to do all the right things along the way, but know full well they will stumble here and there.  Still, when the business matures and reaches a point where...
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Minneapolis is Top 10 City for Job Seekers

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Financial website NerdWallet.com announced its Top 10 U.S. Cities for Job Seekers, and Minneapolis landed at spot number 8.  As the overall U.S. economy continues to recover, the website realized some cities are more promising than others who are looking for employment. So, to come up with the best cities for...
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Five Ways to Not Hate Public Speaking

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As you become more and more successful as a business owner, chances are you'll be asked to speak in front of a group of people about your product or service. To some, this provides a great thrill, but to most, it provides anxiety, stress and fear.  You may have heard that...
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How To Be a Super Confident Leader

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Many responsibilities come along with the job of running a business. Every day, business owners are confronted with a variety of issues and challenges, and if the business owner lacks confidence, not only will those issues and challenges go unresolved, but also the business will not grow and thrive.  According to...
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You're a smart person, right?  Ever wonder what characteristics people with a high IQ share?  Online-PhD-Programs.org did, and so they conducted some research to see what habits - both good and bad - those with a high IQ have.  Not surprisingly, people with a high IQ are avid readers and goal-setters....
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Small Business Saturday, November 30

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The holiday season is upon us and so is the holiday shopping season. Big Box retailers have Black Friday, and online retailers have Cyber Monday. But what about the independent retailers that are such a vibrant part of the community? Thanks to American Express, they now have Small Business Saturday, which...
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All the signs are there. The temps are dropping and the days are getting shorter. Holiday music and decorations have magically appeared in stores and coffee shops, and the calendar is creeping ever closer. Yes, 2013 is winding down and 2014 is right around the corner. And although it can be...
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News from Calhoun Companies

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This week, we have two bits of news to share with you. First, we moved offices. We are now located at 7600 Parklawn Ave., Suite 225, Minneapolis, MN 55435. Our phone and fax numbers have stayed the same. The second piece of news we have is that we released our third...
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