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4 Business Challenges Every SMB Needs to Overcome

Startups and entrepreneurs must know that there are business challenges that must be met in order to be truly successful The ugly truth that people don’t tell you about SMBs is that most of them don’t make it in the long run. Sure, some experience their first problems during the very launch, which makes their…

Business Travel May Be Causing Psychological Problems, New Study Shows

Is business trip anxiety and stress impacting your small business success or productivity? Studies show it can happen. Frequent business trips may be causing your anxiety and depression, new research shows. According to a recent study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Americans who frequently travel on business are more likely to…

7 New Year’s Resolutions To Boost Your Productivity In 2018

Boost your small business productivity in 2018 with simple, but effective, professional hacks that will revamp the way you work As 2017 turned to 2018, you may have felt a sense of renewal. Perhaps you are looking to make some changes in your personal life or finally stick with that workout routine. No matter your…

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Why You Should Make 2018 the Year of the Happy Employee

Nurturing happy employees is not only a better work environment for everyone, but it can also help your small business grow & prosper You know what’s a recipe for disaster? Unhappy employees and a toxic work culture combined with life in the social media age. I’ve seen it happen time and again — rightfully angry…

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3 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs a Diverse Team

A diverse team will ensure that your small business is open to new ideas, problem-solving and ready for growth opportunities Quick, name something that’s vital for every business, regardless of size. If you said diversity, you’re either incredibly sharp or you made an educated guess based on the title of this article. Either way, it’s…

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5 Tips for Saving a Failing Business

Facing a business failure? Follow these proven tips for saving a business on the verge of failure to turn your business problems around to success When running your business, there’s always a chance you’ll find yourself on the wrong track. And no matter if your business is failing due to a flawed strategy, incompetent staff…

Small Business Help: 3 Tips For An Accurate Business Valuation

Tips for getting an accurate understanding your company’s value so you can develop a realistic valuation of your business Billionaire investor Warren Buffett once gave a business school commencement speech about how business valuation is the most important aspect of running a company. Mr. Buffett is about as right as he is rich. The value…

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How to Strengthen Your Small Business: 4 Ways to Improve Your Staff Recruiting

Staff recruiting and onboarding strategies to help small businesses find the right employee that can grow with your business If you’re in charge of a small business, it’s essential that you have a team of dedicated, hardworking, and competent employees. Unfortunately, that’s now always the case in today’s business climate. Here are some things you…

Productivity Tools That Can Take Your Growing Startup to the Next Level

7 online software tools that growing small businesses can use to improve and elevate business productivity Productivity is an important marker of a company’s future growth prospects. If you are an entrepreneur and looking forward to establish a profitable and flourishing business, you need to have a perfect blend of skills and productivity. Time is…

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5 Business Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

A round-up of common business mistakes new entrepreneurs make and tips on how new businesses can try to avoid them When entering the world of business, many new entrepreneurs make mistakes. Even though making a few mistakes is unavoidable, it’s a great idea to make use of the lessons learned by others in order to…