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Mar12

How to Set Goals You’ll Actually Achieve


Setting goals is important in business and in life, but chances are, most of the “helpful” stuff you’ve read about actually doing so is little better than useless.  Hundreds of thousands of people read that same fluff every day – “set attainable goals,” “make sure success is measurable,” “stay motivated.”  But how many of them do you see repeatedly failing?

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Mar07

17 Easy Ways to Improve Your Business Communications


Effective communication is an essential part of running a successful business.  Communication – both internal and external – enables smooth operations, increases effectiveness and efficiency, and helps to avoid catastrophes.

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Mar05

5 Rules for Keeping Your Inbox Clean


Keeping things neat and tidy around the office is one of the keys to running a productive business.  But, unfortunately, in many cases, this same sense of pride in place doesn’t seem to extend to email inboxes.  Messages pile up endlessly – especially when you get hundreds each day – and they just seem to never go away.

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Feb28

The World’s Mobile Workforce [INFOGRAPHIC]


With all of the recent interest in Yahoo’s much-publicized decision to revoke remote working privileges, we thought it’d be a good idea to take a look at who these mobile workers are and how they work in today’s modern business climate.

The results might surprise you.  For example, did you know that over 75% of employees who work from home earn more than $65,000 per year?  Or that the world’s mobile workforce is estimated to represent as much as 37% of the world’s total population by the year 2015?

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Feb26

Easy Ways to Encourage Employee Productivity


Making the most out of what you have is one of the best things a business owner can learn to do – and, unsurprisingly, increasing the productivity of current employees falls under these words of wisdom.

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Feb21

7 Must Read Titles for Every Small Business Owner


Running a business isn’t for everyone, given the challenges associated with balancing both a personal life and professional life that’s full of seemingly-neverending “to do” items.

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Feb19

Should Your Business Offer Google’s “20% Time”?


The very thought of giving employees paid time to work on anything they want – or even nothing at all – is enough to make most business owners cringe.  But should it?  This phenomenon, which is sweeping across corporate America, stems from Google’s pioneering program known as “20% Time.”

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Feb14

Finding and Working with Mentors


Are you struggling to find your focus within your field?  Having trouble determining how to best move up the corporate ladder within your organization?  No matter what your unique needs are, a business mentor may be able to help!

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Feb12

13 Ways to Find More Time in Your Day


We all need more time in our busy lives. Between our personal and professional commitments, it’s easy to feel stretched thin. If you find yourself in this unfortunate position, consider any of the following tips:

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Feb07

Understanding the Science Behind Motivation and Willpower


Anyone who’s ever tried to accomplish a goal – whether to grow a business, lose weight or achieve some other purpose – knows how difficult it can be to stay motivated.  While you might start out excited, the struggle of working towards a larger goal day-in and day-out can take a serious toll on your mood and energy levels.

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