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Are You Addicted to Work?

  When you are a small business owner, the line between hard worker and workaholic are often blurred. Taking command of your brand, your product and your employees all takes time and dedication; it’s crucial to the success of your business. However, you could be […]

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Business Loan Check List

Business loans help to meet the needs of small business owners. Whether it’s a large equipment purchase that will help you get the job done, an improvement to your store or the simple need for more cash, there may come a time when you’ll need a small business loan.

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5 Small Business Growth Strategies that Work

  For most small business owners, growth is not a matter of when — they always want to grow — but how? You can introduce a great product or service into the marketplace, but without the right expansion strategies, your business could end up running in […]

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How to build a personal brand online

  The traditional curriculum vitae has had its day. At best, it might form an addendum to a specific job application you make, but even if a potential employer specifically asks for a résumé, you need to be aware that it’s only the start of […]

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Analytic Tools For Every Kind of Small Business

Small businesses vary greatly: brick and mortar buildings or online shops, business to business or business-to-consumer, brand new or the product of generations of work. While the business types are broad, there is one thing that all small businesses can benefit from: analytic tools. In […]

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Are You a Good Boss?

Knowing where you stand as a boss isn’t always easy. If you’re managing your own business, or running a remote franchise of a bigger concern, you probably don’t have regular, formal assessments that can help you improve your game, and your team’s results. And by […]

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How to Turn a Bad Day Around

In an age when we have so many demands on our time, writing off a wasted day because you couldn’t turn a bad start around can be deeply frustrating. From stubbing your toe to going through a disastrous job interview, when your mood sinks it […]

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7 Negotiation Techniques That Never Fail

Many people fall into the trap of believing that negotiating is all about getting what you want: in fact, it’s about working out the most favourable solution. This may seem like a subtle nuance, but it’s an important one, and fine-tuning your approach to negotiation […]

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