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3 Ways To Ensure Your Start-Up Takes Off

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We all know that starting a business is hard work, and growing it is even harder. Every step has to be thoroughly thought out, because if you miss even one, it could mean everything. New businesses are started all the time, but only a few of them last beyond five years.

How To Take Your Handyman Career To The Next Level

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Being a handy-man offers a lot of mobility and freedom. You develop relationships with all your clients and become known in the neighborhood as someone trustworthy. Plus, you know how to fix everything in your own house. This is a huge benefit if you’re trying to do remodeling.

Listen To the Haters So You Can Prove Them Wrong

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by Judith Nowlin, Chief Growth Officer for Babyscripts. If I had a dime for every time someone told me “you can’t do this” on my entrepreneurial journey, I would be swimming in a pool of coins like Scrooge McDuck from DuckTales, my favorite after school cartoon from the late 80’s.

How To Start Your Own Craft Beer Business

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by Katie Lundin of crowdspring. Between 2012 and 2017, the number of craft breweries in the US increased from 2,420 to 6,266 – an increase of 159%! It’s no wonder craft beer is so popular. Starting a brewing business is hard work. But we’re here to help.

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Preventing Stupid: 3 Questions Every Business Owner Must Ask

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by Matthew Neill Davis, Esq., author of “ The Art of Preventing Stupid: How to Build a Stronger Business Strategy through Better Risk Management “ A recent Internet search for “problems in business” on Google produced 1.76 billion entries, often a list of the top 20 or 10.

The Success Story Of Kartikeya Sharma And iTV Media Network

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If you watch any news channel by the ITV Media Group, you probably know the pioneer behind it too. Kartikeya Sharma is one of the youngest and most popular entrepreneurs in India right now who has managed to accomplish a lot in a short span of time.

[INTERVIEW] Brandon Seigel, President, Wellness Works Management Partners, Madison, Wisconsin

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Brandon Seigel is targeting his business talent toward helping health practitioners in private practice, and at the same time filling a niche he recognized when helping a family member shore up a practice that was in a tailspin.

Spring Clean Your Device And Back Up Data Securely

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by David Zimmerman, CEO of LC Technology International . Today’s electronics feature considerable amounts of internal storage. The average laptop boasts between 500GB and 1TB of storage, which is enough to hold thousands of photos, videos, and documents.

Beginners’ Guide To Search Engine Advertising

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Search engine advertising is more than just a buzzword. It’s a powerful way to drive traffic to your business. However, there’s a bit of a learning curve that keeps many businesses away from this area of online advertising. What exactly is Search Engine Advertising ?

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As The Leader Of Your Company, It Pays To Be Emotionally Intelligent

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by Scott Schulte , vice president and senior benefits consultant at Sonus Benefits. Gone are the days of absentee leadership or CEOs who operate out of sight or behind the scenes.

Avoiding Complexity Makes You More Likely To Be Successful

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If you’re an entrepreneur with a singular focus, the last thing you need is complexity. Complexity takes your time and attention away from your goals and can be a source of stress.

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How To Maximize Your Meeting Culture

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by Cory Treffiletti, Chief Evangelist and CMO for Voicea. Did you know more than 15% of any organization’s time is spent in meetings? 99% of the time this headline is followed by a statement of how much meetings can suck. I am 100% positive this is not how I want to think about it.

The Benefits Of IoT In Various Parts Of A Business

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Nowadays, with growing concern for the environment, many businesses want to create a greener working environment.

Two-Thirds Of Startups Fail Within The First 5 Years. These Are The Toughest Lessons I’ve Learned Running One For 8 Years

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by Chris Grey, co-founder and COO of CapLinked. In the uber-competitive startup world, surviving is success in itself. Conventional wisdom says that 90% of startups will fail.

3 Tips for Navigating Stakeholder Relationships Every New C-Suite Executive Needs To Know

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by Alisa Marie Beyer, CEO, LemonTree Partners. Congratulations! You’ve just been promoted into the C-suite executive position of your dreams, and you’re undoubtedly proud and excited. You’re also undoubtedly busy. New executives always have a lot on their plates.

How Your Small Business Can Start Accepting Credit Cards

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by Kristen Gramigna, Chief Marketing Officer for BluePay. Offering multiple convenient payment options to your customers minimizes the chances of turning away potential sales. Few business decisions will have a greater impact on your bottom line than allowing customers to pay using credit cards.

Do You Believe In My Words?

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by Dannie De Novo, author of “ Get in a Good Mood & Stay There “ As a coach on the principles of success and personal awareness, I am often asked what the secret to success really is. Is it hard work? Is it persistence? Is it talent? Well, yes… and no.

Not Just A Buzz Phrase: How Disney’s Mission Drives Its Continuing Success

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by Michael G. Goldsby and Rob Mathews, authors of “ Entrepreneurship the Disney Way “ Have you ever found yourself thinking that a mission is just a buzzword, and a mission statement is nothing more than corporate fluff? If so, you are not alone.

How Small Businesses Can Leverage Big Data

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Business intelligence (BI) technology is typically associated with larger companies with access to high end software and huge amounts of data, but BI is on the cusp of something new. With more affordable technology, this type of analysis is increasingly available to SMBs.

Tech That Can Make The Freelance Economy Sustainable

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by Peter Johnston , founder and CEO of Kalo. Full-time employment affords individual staff members access to healthcare benefits, paid sick leave and several other notable amenities. But what about freelancers?

How To Create Job Families

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Job families can hardly be called a new idea. The notion that particular groups of people are doing not only the same job, but a job that is within a broader collection of connected, related, or otherwise associated jobs, is one with well-established roots in a wide variety of professions.

A Serial Entrepreneur’s Time Management Tips

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by Cody McLain , founder of SupportNinja and author of “ From Foster Care to Millionaire: A Young Entrepreneur’s Story of Tragedy and Triumph ”. So, you want to improve your time management skills? That’s great! Fortunately for you, it’s not that complicated.

The Most Important Skill You Never Learned – Expert Tips To Solve Problems like Top Strategy Consultants  

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by Corey Phelps, co-author of “ Cracked it!: How to solve big problems and sell solutions like top strategy consultants “ We all solve problems.

[Interview] Louis Carter, Author Of ‘In Great Company: How To Spark Peak Performance By Creating An Emotionally Connected Workplace’

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Louis Carter is a well-known executive coach, CEO, and social/organizational psychologist.

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How To Write A Marketing Plan In Just Six Easy Steps

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by Lonny Kocina, CEO of Media Relations Agency and author of “ The CEO’s Guide to Marketing: The Book Every Marketer Should Read Before Their Boss Does “ A well-executed marketing plan is like a GPS. It guides your customers into your sales process.

5 Reasons I Love Boring Businesses

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by Dan Abatte, co-founder of 81-c. Making it” is relative. In my 20+ years of entrepreneurship, I’ve seen a big change in how success is defined. Entrepreneurs nowadays want to boast about brand-name investors, huge rounds of funding, and a team of high-skill employees.

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Entrepreneurial Essentials – The Foundations Of A Successful Startup

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So you have a great business idea, you’ve done your research and due diligence, you know your market and you are good at what you do. What could go wrong?

Don’t Just Think Like A Startup, Execute Like One Too

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by Winson Wong, Head of Business Development for Connected Solutions. I’m sure you hear a lot of people in corporate talk about design thinking, user-centric design, innovate like a startup in order to move faster and challenge the status quo. You attend conferences, visit startups and read books.

How To Make Your Home Office 5 Times More Productive

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by Rory Whelan, marketing manager for eReceptionist. Over four million Brits work from home, lured by the promise of a flexible and balanced lifestyle.

How Nils Grossberg Fueled His Mission Of Community Service Through Dagcoin

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Dagcoin is a new name in the cryptocurrency sector. Developed by the software company Dagcoin which is founded by Nils Grossberg , Dagcoin cryptocurrency is entirely based on Nils’ vision to serve the community.

Three Steps To Simplify Our Complex Lives

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Can I Trademark My Product Overseas?

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Businesses need to protect their brands and intellectual property in their country of origin – and abroad. A trademark registration assigns ownership of a business name, logos, slogans and other unique features of your company. It protects against any ownership infringements.

Learn Mandarin In Singapore: Why It’s So Beneficial When Starting Up An International Business

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Mandarin is the most widely spoken first language of the world. Many countries, among them Singapore, speak it. If you’re in Singapore, you can learn Mandarin in many ways through private schools, local community clubs or government-accredited agencies.

Maximizing Visual Learning In The Workplace

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Today’s competitive business world requires people to continually learn and grow to become more effective in their jobs. This can pose challenges for bosses who have to figure out how to best convey new information to a wide range of employees who have different learning styles.

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5 Small Village Franchise Business Ideas

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Thinking about business opportunities, all we can dream about is of a good place in big city areas with tons of facilities and huge crowds to make maximum profits. But, in reality, business opportunities are not just restricted to big city areas.

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Tips For Starting Your First Business

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If you’re planning on starting your own business for the first time, don’t let the statistics put you off. As the saying goes, it’s better to fail than have never tried.

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Why Your Website Isn’t Bringing You As Many Visitors As You Want

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If you build it they will come, right? Actually, in the world of the Internet, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Simply building a website isn’t enough to ensure website success.

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Navigating Retirement Savings When Self-Employed

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If you’re self-employed or even own a small business with employees of your own, planning for retirement can present serious challenges.

5 Powerful Ways Today’s Thriving Startups Are Becoming More Proactive

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Today’s startup environment is dynamic. It’s impossible to grow your business with purpose and conviction if you don’t make a concerted effort to get ahead of things before they happen.

How To Improve Healthcare Patient Experiences

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Both successful and effective communication and positive physician-patient relationships have been associated with favorable patient health outcomes. This alone should be a strong clinical indication that improved patient experiences could lead to better healthcare outcomes overall.

7 Habits Of A Happy Brain

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by Loretta Breuning, PhD, author of “ Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin, & Endorphin Levels “ The brain chemicals that make us feel good are inherited from earlier mammals. They are not designed to be on all the time.

7 Common Mistakes Made By Newly Founded, Fast-Growing Startups

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Launching a startup is not easy – at any phase. Founders have many things to think about and decisions to make, most of which need to be made on a dime.

Business Vs. Family: 4 Tips For Finding A Successful Balance

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by Peter J. Strauss , founder and managing member of The Strauss Law Firm and author of “ The Business Owner’s Definitive Guide to Captive Insurance Companies “. Almost everybody bemoans the difficulties in trying to maintain a healthy balance between family and work.

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