4 Benefits of Working with a Business Consultant

4 Benefits of Working with a Business Consultant

To maximize the productivity and efficiency of any business, be it a new startup or an established company, it is essential to have access to the right information, knowledge, and assistance. To remain competitive and profitable requires a lot more than just being able to organize a workforce. By using a business consultant, advice can […]

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5 Reasons You Need a Website

5 Reasons You Need a Website

Like many others, you may contemplate why you need a website. Small businesses, especially new small businesses, are trying to control expenses as much as possible. When spending is considered, necessities and urgent matters are usually what takes precedent. So, it’s easy to see why some business owners might think a website is a luxury […]

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Good Enough is Sometimes Great

Good Enough is Sometimes Great

The Challenge As an entrepreneur or professional, you’ve probably encountered the roller-coaster of precisely planning a project, only to see components of your carefully laid vision crumble before your eyes.  Or maybe, you were counting on a business expansion or expenditure that didn’t quite come together. The event that didn’t play out as planned…the prospect who never became […]

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Ask Yourself: Who’s Driving the Car?

Ask Yourself: Who’s Driving the Car?

“You are living your life and walking your path.  My image or anyone else’s of you, past or present, is not relevant to your path.  You are the one in control of your life, and you can’t allow perceptions and experiences of the past to control your destiny.  If you are constantly looking backwards, you […]

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Advice that Confuses the @#$! Out of Entrepreneurs

Advice that Confuses the @#$! Out of Entrepreneurs

Most entrepreneurs will seek out information and guidance on some level throughout their careers, and that’s a good thing.  Smart people ask for help.  By now, you’ve probably noticed there’s no shortage of advice flying around at any given moment.  From the internet, from colleagues, from family members – some solicited, and some definitely not.   […]

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6 Reasons to Encourage Teamwork in Your Business

6 Reasons to Encourage Teamwork in Your Business

“Two, three, four heads are better than one.” When working in a team, you are working towards a common goal or set of objectives. The whole process of your work becomes more efficient, tasks are completed faster and the ‘all hands on deck’ attitude gives everyone on the team a sense of gratification.  Here are […]

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Define Your Own Success!

Define Your Own Success!

You’ve seen them: stories of start-ups that were an overnight sensation.  Articles and blogs are filled with “unicorns” and other seemingly mystifying companies that opened their doors, and went from 0 to 60 is three seconds flat.  As entrepreneurs, we are bombarded with images and advice about attaining the highest levels of accomplishment, and the “right” […]

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Eating Healthy on the Go!

Eating Healthy on the Go!

When we struck out on our own as entrepreneurs, our eyes full of stardust and the hopes of fulfilling our dreams of success, we were ready for our share of challenges.    Business Plan?  Done.   Start-up Capital?  Check.  Changing Economy?  Got it covered… One thing that many of us were not prepared for was the possibly […]

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10 Key Skills for Effective Leadership – Part 2

10 Key Skills for Effective Leadership – Part 2

In my experience, the ability to lead effectively is based on a number of key skills, which serve as a foundation to be built upon.  In Part 1 of our ’10 Key Skills for Effective Leadership’ series, we discussed Honesty, Communication, Delegation, Confidence, and Commitment.  We continue the series with the last 5 skill sets and traits every […]

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