Karen E. Klein

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Karen E. Klein is a Los Angeles-based writer who covers entrepreneurship and small-business issues. E-mail your questions to Klein to get specific advice from experts in her twice-weekly columns.

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Karen E. Klein

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  • From Bagel Shop Owner to Homeless
    An entrepreneur living on the streets wants to reopen his old business. First steps: finding permanent shelter and regular income. Then rebuild…
  • Don't Tolerate a Bullying Manager
    Business owners who permit harassment are risking turnover and lawsuits, lawyers say. Putting a no-tolerance policy in place—then adhering to it—is crucial
  • Marketing a Copycat Product
    Many businesses exploit the momentum of competitors' innovations. Determining a target market is crucial. So is maintaining consistency in the…
  • New Tax Deductions for Small Business
    Small employers and the self-employed can take advantage of recent tax code changes that increase the number and amount of eligible write-offs
  • Ways to Improve Your Company's Customer Service
    Start by determining what isn't working and put a system in place to fix it. Then monitor what customers are saying and communicate with them,…

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