Is it Time to Own Your Own Business?

There is no question that deciding to go out on your own is a big step. The first time I decided to start my first business I was hit with a multitude of emotions. Fear, excitement, apprehension, dread, freedom were just a few of the things lodged in…

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DREAM BIG, focus small

As an entrepreneur, I’ve found one of the toughest things to do is focus. If you are anything like me, you constantly brainstorm new business ideas and get distracted by everyday occurrences. To help increase my effectiveness each day…

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Do We Really Need A Minimum Wage?

Minimum wage reared its ugly head again during the president’s State of the Union Address. The president would like to increase the minimum wage to $9.00 per hour. But each time the subject comes up the same question is always asked. “Why…

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Buyers Remorse

Buyers Remorse —That bitter regret or guilt that you made a bad decision. We’ve all had it at one time or another. We bought something and then comes that nagging feeling. Did I do the right thing? Should I have gotten the larger one?…

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Planning Your Career Path

Welcome to “Ending Job Search Frustrations,” a series about finding a job you love, creating an irresistible application, nailing the interview, and surviving the ups and downs of job searching. We begin with a brief overview of current…

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How to Improve Your Cash Flow

Managing cash flow in a business is like monitoring your blood pressure to remain healthy. Cash flow is the amount of money that flows in and out of your business. The goal is to have more coming in from sales, accounts receivable and smart money…

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You Won’t Get a Deal, If You Don’t Ask!

We all negotiate whether we realize it or not. But most of us could use a little practice to really use the process to our advantage. Negotiating, bargaining, and haggling are handy life skills that can and should be used by anyone, all the time…

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