Happy Holidays! Tips to Navigate Time-off, Parties and Gifts

For small business owners, the holiday season can come with unique stressors. With some good planning, however, you can sidestep complications and streamline the experience. From time-off to holiday pay, here is how you can keep things running smoothly during the holidays.

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3 Ways to Increase Your Productivity Without Hiring More People

Whether you’re bootstrapping a new startup, trying to get your small business off the ground, or are looking for more ways to grow your income as a freelance, it often feels like there’s too much to do, and not enough people to help get it all done. It might seem like hiring more people is the best solution, but there are definite downsides to that route, too:

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5 Cyber Security Questions Every Business Needs to Ask

Recently, Equifax suffered a major data breach that exposed about 143 million consumers to credit card fraud and identity theft. While this latest cyber-attack targeted one of the largest credit bureaus in the U.S., small business owners should take notice. If you haven't been thinking much about protecting your data from cybercrime, here's what you need to ask yourself.

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What is a WPAN?

Think about the tasks you need to complete for your small business each day and the technology tools you use to get those tasks done. Would your life be easier if your computer, smartphone, printer, and other devices were all connected?

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5 Best Pieces of Advice for Female Entrepreneurs

All entrepreneurs face major obstacles that stand in the way of success. For women entrepreneurs, however, things can be especially challenging, due to stereotypes among investors, partners and even customers. Here is our advice on how to fight through adversity and achieve your business goals.

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The SME Growth Cycle

While different in many ways, most small and medium sized enterprises have common experiences as they move from the point of inception to sustainability. Here's what you can expect from the growth cycle of your SME.

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Virtual Office is a Vital Tool for Remote Workers

The gig economy has not only changed the way we work, but where we work. No longer confined to an office building or a cubicle, remote workers can set up shop anywhere.

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Your Work, More Efficient: 6 Efficiency Hacks

Do you ever find yourself wishing you could work more efficiently? With a few simple strategies and hacks, you can decide which problems to tackle and which tasks to delegate. As a result, you’ll learn how to think more clearly about what to do next.

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Well-being: 4 Mindfulness Exercises for the Workplace

Today's professionals are constantly bombarded with tasks that leave them feeling stressed, anxious and high-strung. Studies suggest that mindfulness can help with this; however, most of us are too busy to sit down for a 30 minute session of mediation. Here are four quick and easy mindfulness exercises you can do at your desk to achieve a positive mind-body balance.

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How the Best Entrepreneurs Get (and Stay) Organized

As an entrepreneur, there are countless tasks, projects, and priorities vying for your attention at any given time. If you want to stay productive and on track to accomplish all of your business goals, you need to be organized.

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Sharing Economy and Virtual Working Culture

As work become more flexible, the concept of office culture is becoming more complex and abstract. Here's how the sharing economy has influenced the way people work and the way people think about work.

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Remote Work: How to Become a Remote Worker

According to recent surveys, 43 percent of Americans spent at least some time telecommuting last year. If you'd like to join their ranks, these tips will help you make remote work, work for you.

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How Designers and Developers Can Benefit from a Virtual Office

As a designer and/or developer, all you need is a computer and an Internet connection, right?

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