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The Best Cloud-Based Online Accounting Software

Over the past couple of years, I’ve moved a lot of my traditional “software” based tasks to the cloud.   You can read about it here: I Started Moving My Finances and Business To The Cloud.  There are so many great tools that I have been able to take advantage of, including Google Docs and […]

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A Guide to Handling Workplace Injury

Many people who suffer injuries on the job choose not to report it because they fear they may lose their job or receive other repercussions as a result. Fear should never deter you from filing a report at work for serious injuries sustained. But, rather you should treat it the same as if you had […]

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How to Make Your Home Office More Productive

Whether you work full-time from home or you tend to bring work home with you from the office, it’s important to take strategic design techniques into consideration when crafting a home office. Striking a balance between productivity and comfort can be a more difficult endeavor than it seems, but incorporating these tips into your décor […]

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How to Start Your Own Metalworking Company

There will always be consumer demand for an end-use industry like metalworking. Following the 2008 global recession, the industry as a whole suffered a downturn. However, in recent years, consumer demand has risen worldwide, especially in Asia, for high-quality metalwork.  The consumer electronics industry and increased need for factory equipment is largely driving this demand. […]

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10 Tips to Tackle Assertiveness

We all think we have it under control. Before we enter a meeting, talk to a colleague or generally prepare for anything where we need to take the lead, we think that we’ll be able to take on assertiveness. But then when it actually comes down to it, the majority of us often end up […]

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What You Should Know Before Investing in a Restaurant

Reserved seating at the best table whenever you feel like it, a glamorous opening, and delicious meals on the house—yes, investing in a restaurant sounds like a dazzling venture. Restaurants and bars can provide lucrative return on investment for savvy investors, but when you look beyond the initial allure, these investments can be extremely risky. […]

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How to be Assertive in a Professional Environment

  Adopting a passive disposition may seem like a good way to promote a peaceful atmosphere in the office. However, being a little too compliant and submissive can cause a lot of things to remain unsaid which, in turn, can lead to internal conflicts, feelings of resentment and victimization, and other similarly stressful situations. An […]

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SEO Trends All Entrepreneurs Should Know

Search Engine Optimization is a crucial part of any marketing strategy. A business is more likely to connect to customers if they land at the top of the search results. As search engines update their algorithms SEO best-practices are constantly changing. In trying to keep up with ever-evolving trends, entrepreneurs are left with questions which […]