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Five Companies that Didn’t Stay in their Lane

Many companies find what they are good at and stick to it. So what’s the problem? They aren't forward thinking and miss out on opportunities to expand their product line or services. Here are some examples of companies that encourage thinking outside of the box and reaping the rewards for it.

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Trusting Your Instincts as a Business Owner

Making decisions can be tough as an entrepreneur. As a business leader, you must constantly be coming up with new ideas but you also have to generate the confidence to bring those ideas to fruition, not to mention the fact that there is often a lot of noise involved in the creative process. As an entrepreneur, you’re creating a world that doesn’t yet exist and one of your greatest resources is the ability to trust your own instincts. Here are a few techniques to generate more faith in your own unique vision.

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Five New Year’s Resolutions for Your Small Business

The holiday season is coming to an end and New Year’s Eve is just a few days away. If you haven’t already, that means it’s high time to start thinking about how to improve our businesses for 2016. Have no clue where to start for this looming new year? Here are five great New Year’s resolution ideas for small business owners seeking to grow and improve their odds in 2016.

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Getting Your Employees to Think like Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are, generally speaking, smart and innovative people. Getting your employees to think like entrepreneurs can help your company grow and innovate. In fact, most entrepreneurs would love to engage employees who are as passionate about the business as they are. But creating an environment where employees feel like owners is a particularly thorny problem. Entrepreneurs must carefully curate a culture where employees feel like they can implement their ideas without incurring risk or punishment, feel like they can take risk, and personally benefit from the outcome of their actions. Here are some steps you can take as a small business owner to fully engage your employees in an entrepreneurial atmosphere without incurring undue risk.

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Knowing When to Delegate as a Leader

When entrepreneurs and other innovative professionals speak of leadership, these are usually conversations around courage, resiliency, confidence and determination. These are people who are in charge of their enterprise who revel in leading others to success.

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Top 7 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs

The Best Business Apps for Entrepreneurs

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Making Your Business Stand Out in a Crowded Market

Help Your Business Stand Out and Attract More Customers

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How to Be More Productive During Your Commute

Tips and Tricks to Get the Most From Your Commute

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Best Ways to Communicate with Clients Abroad

Tips for Maintaining Great Relationships with International Clients

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Going Paperless With Your Business

How to Make Your Business a Paperless Office

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Creating a Business Plan for Your Startup

How to Write a Business Plan That Sets You up For Success

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How Virtual Assistants Can Help Doctors

Doctors are busy people, but virtual assistants can help them manage schedules and to help them focus more of their time on the patient. With changing mobile technologies, less support staff, different healthcare and insurance models, and changing rules for medical records, even the most experienced doctor can feel lost in a crowd. Here are some of the ways that virtual assistants can help doctors modernize and be more efficient.

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Keeping Your Office Productive During the Holidays

Maintain Employee Productivity Throughout the Holiday Season with These Tips

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Four Ways to Ensure Your First Sales Impression Sticks

Growing your business means getting new clients or selling new services. In order to do that, your sales team must be on point and your first impression to prospective clients must be noticeable and memorable. Here's how to do it.

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Video Conferencing for Small Businesses

Video conferences can sometimes be more productive than a general over-the-phone conference call. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of using this technology?

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How to Achieve Work-Life Balance in Startups

Working at a startup is a full-time commitment, often involving overtime. Several shops in the Bay Area have even moved to mandatory 10-hour days for their employees in order to meet their goals. But it doesn't need to be impossible to have a life outside the office as well. What are some ways you can switch from work mode to your everyday life?

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Preparing Your Business For the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and as a small business owner, you'll want to ensure that your business is prepared. From employee vacations to inventory orders, what steps should you be taking to make sure your small business runs smoothly during the holiday season? Let’s take a closer look at some innovative ideas to maximize profits and improve operations over the holiday months.

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