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Failing Forward: Ten Hard-Won Lessons for Running a PI Business

After shuttering his firm for a year, a Virginia private investigator learns what it takes to succeed.
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Stop Competing and Start Collaborating

A Colorado investigator in a rural county makes the case for forming working alliances with other PIs.
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Top 6 Dumb Things Lawyers Say to Private Investigators

Attorney and private investigator John Nardizzi's 2018 manifesto for investigators: Know thy worth.
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Subcontracting for Other Investigators: Colleague or Client?

How to work for fellow investigators, be a consummate professional, and get enthusiastic referrals for years to come
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Communicating and Delegating: Lessons from the Cockpit

How the lessons of "crew resource management" can smooth relationships with employees, contractors, and clients
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Snoops and Sneaks: Hiring and Firing for the Crazy PI Industry

How do you hire trustworthy employees for your private investigations firm, when lying, hiding, and eavesdropping are essential traits for the job?
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How to Network Like a Spy

A private investigator shares his tactics for cracking even the most difficult career connection
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3 Ways Well-Written Emails Can Win Clients’ Trust

How Honing Your Language Skills Can Make a Brilliant First Impression with Clients and Colleagues Alike
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