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Survive and Thrive in Your Small Business This Holiday Season

Some small business owners live for 'Black Friday' in November, the time when holiday shopping shifts into high gear. What used to be an all-out horse race for positioning at door fronts of many small businesses alike, have now become a survival of the fittest in order to keep afloat. Before we start the how-to in ...

Small Business Owners – Do You Know Your Worth?

Almost always, freelancers have a slightly different personality and agenda than the average employee. Whatever your motivation, almost all freelancers wonder how to define their worth. Here are a few easy ways for small business owners to know their worth: Annual Salary How much would someone with your experience and expertise get paid per year? Divide that ...

Disaster Happens: Is Your Small Business Prepared?

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Flu season and winter storms are here, which could mean a slowdown in employee productivity.  This slowdown can lead to disaster if your small business doesn’t have a contingency plan in place. While everyone thinks about creating a remote worker environment after a major disaster, it’s something that should be on the books and tested on ...

5 Things Every Home Office Should Have to Actually Be Productive

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Working from home occasionally or having a home office where you can actually get work done is essential. Below we have shared five ways to make your home office a sanctuary for productivity and success: 1. Have a desk chair you can live in The most important feature of a home office is a chair you can sit ...