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The best business environments are self-regulating or as close to self-regulating as you can get them. Ten-to-one reporting relationships are manageable and profitable when the rules are few and common sense prevails. Well-designed organizations take into account the weaknesses of humans, and they appeal to their well-being. This applies to government, families and businesses. It doesn’t mean there are no rules or regulations, but when given the choice between a rule and natural consequences, natural consequences get the nod. By Todd Ordal

Top 10 cold-calling mistakes
Cold calling should be simple, right? Pick up your suit of armor to face all the rejections you'll hear in a day, keep your eye on the prize of new sales, and lift that telephone receiver. Success and money will roll in. Or will it? If cold calling were as simple as the thoughts above, everyone would do it, like it and succeed at it. But cold calling is not for the faint of heart. By Sam Dobbins 

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