Arlington, VA

1100 N. Glebe Road Suite 1010
Arlington, VA 22201

Inspiring Internal Innovation

Every organization spends lots of time trying to work on its internal culture in order to get the results desired by management, shareholders, consumers or other constituents. Superior results don’t come from a single enterprise; rather, the best results emerge when business strategy, operational models, technologies and tools are firing on all cylinders in unity with one another.

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Tools to Help with Small Business Accounting

Small business owners need all the help they can get, and accounting solutions can be one of the more complex issues for a small business owner to research and acquire. And let’s face it, running a small business is hard work. Adding onto all your other responsibilities the need to crunch numbers, balance income with expenses, and figuring out how much to pay your employees and how much to pay the U.S. government in taxes can be mind boggling. Fortunately, the right accounting solution can help you as a small business owner get away from all that number crunching and grunt work.

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Customer Service Tips

Every business will involve some level of customer service. How do you avoid nightmare experiences and keep your business in good standing with your customers? Here are 15 customer service tips to help you get ahead and maintain great relationships with your customers, clients and colleagues.

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Everyday Routines for Top Business Leaders

Creating a Daily Routine For Business Success

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Establishing Long Term Goals for Startups

The Art of Setting Long Term Business Goals

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6 Ideas to Help Your Company Engage with the Community

How to Get Your Business Involved with the Local Community

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30 Things You Didn’t Know a Virtual Assistant Could Do

Increase Business Productivity by Outsourcing These Tasks to a Virtual Assistant

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How to Nail Your Pitch Presentation

So you’ve successfully launched your small business—congratulations! It’s been a long, hard road but you have written your business plan, worked out your financial statements and generally have all your ducks in a row. But once you find a little bit of success, you are very likely to find that you need more money to grow the success of your small business. That means that when you are seeking more money for your startup, you will need to pitch your ideas and execution to new investors. Here are some tips for nailing your pitch presentation to venture capitalists (VCs) or other investors.

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5 Reasons Your Social Media Followers Are Not Engaging With Your Brand

So you have successfully launched a small business—congratulations! You’re now an entrepreneur. But perhaps you’ve hit a bump in the road. Despite diligently signing up your business for accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google My Business and Yelp, your followers are not only NOT engaging with your company, its products and services, but your feeds are becoming stagnant. Here are five reasons that might give you a clue as to what you might be doing wrong in the strange world of social media.

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Top Five Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

People often think that the most successful entrepreneurs were born that way, imagining that they emerged fully-formed as the men and women who lead industry behemoths to greatness or change the world through their creativity and innovation. But the truth is that people like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates or Richard Branson are mere mortals like the rest of us. The other factor that many potential entrepreneurs forget is that entrepreneurship, just like any other business-related skill, can be taught, learned and nurtured. It’s not always the most ambitious or aggressive individuals that emerge as entrepreneurs, who are indeed a rare breed. It may be the C-student who ends up being a multi-millionaire, and not the captain of the football team.

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When to Use Asset-Based Lending

Struggling to figure out how to finance your small business? Consider trying asset-based lending to get the job done. In simplest terms, asset-based loans are just what they sound like—business loans that are based on the tangible physical assets of your small business. This usually means accounts receivable and inventory but can sometimes include less obvious items, such as company vehicles. It’s a pretty simple proposition, but it is important to understand the advantages, challenges and risks of asset-based loans. You are risking your future revenue in order to gain access to more funds today.

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3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Coworking Space

Maybe you’re a solo freelancer trying to boost your productivity in a shared workplace, or perhaps you’re thinking of renting a coworking space for your small remote business. Regardless of your situation, in order to take advantage of all the benefits a coworking space as to offer, you must be proactive. The way you shape your experience is up to you, but how do you make it worth your while? Here are 3 ways to make the most of your coworking space.

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The Power of Human Connection: The Importance of Face-to-Face Communication in the Workplace

It’s no secret that the world has become digital. From our social lives to our work lives, we spend the majority of our days in front of a screen—whether it’s a phone, a tablet, or a computer. Face-to-face communication can easily be kicked to the curb for the speed and convenience of digital connection. In-person meetings are being replaced in the business world for the efficiency of e-mail, phone, or instant messaging. While more tasks may be accomplished at a quicker pace, the personal touch and respective relationship is minimal, if at all existent.

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Data Security Best Practices for Your Small Business

Chances are your small business stores a lot of vital information online. Have you taken the right steps to protect this data for you and your customers? Here are some concepts and tools that will help you to protect your small business.

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Identifying Your Competitive Advantage as a Small Business

For small business, setting yourself apart from the competition is the key to success. So how do you identify your competitive advantage over other brands in your industry? Here are some concepts and ideas that will help you to define your small business in your market or community.

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Expand Your Business to New Locations with Virtual Office Space

Growing your business doesn’t have to break the bank. Expanding to new locations and the promise of new opportunities can be exciting and risky. Luckily, there’s a way to branch out to new places without challenging your budget: virtual office space. Renting a virtual office in another city or state can help you establish your business in a new area without committing to the costly rental of traditional office space.

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Intelligent Office Partners with LiquidSpace and MeetingRooms.com to Expand its Online Live Scheduling Service

Enables Anyone to Reserve Meeting and Conference Rooms and Executive Office Space at U.S. Intelligent Office Facilities Directly from LiquidSpace and MeetingRooms.com

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