4 Effective Ways to Level-Up Your Small Business

As a new business owner, your startup has made it through the first few difficult months. Congratulations! You’ve established yourself as a serious player in your field, and now you must think about how to grow your small business to the next level. How much work will it take? What decisions do you need to…

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4 Brave Ways to Face Your Fear of the Unknown

Whether you’re starting a business or want try something new, the fear of the unknown can be difficult to overcome. Fear creates mental blocks and influences how we live our lives. When we don’t want to live with the fear of the unknown, then we need to take steps to move forward. Here are 4…

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5 Keys to Focus on When Starting a Small Business

Starting a small business is a great way to make a living, but it can be a challenging endeavor with many moving parts. If you want to succeed with your new small business, then don’t spread yourself too thin. Instead, focus on a few essential areas and initiatives to get started on the right foot.…

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Editor’s Notebook 247

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Your Brain on Retail Therapy. A little shopping might turn around your bad mood. A to-do list trick. Once again for the folks in the back,…

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11 Unusual Planning Tips to Tame Your To-Do List

After a while, the same old planning tips just won’t work anymore. Maybe you’ve tried choosing your priorities. You’re sick of action plans. And you’ll scream if one more person tells you to “Eat that frog!” So what do you do when you have a mountain of work but no motivation and no strategy? I’ve…

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Foolproof Ways to Reduce Stress When Running a Business

Small business owners in every industry often report high levels of stress caused by their demanding jobs. While some stress is likely in any career, there are ways to reduce anxiety so you can get back to work. Here are some foolproof ways to reduce stress when running a business. Develop Your Organizational Skills You…

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4 Environmentally Friendly Tips for a Greener Business

There are many ways a conscientious business owner such as yourself can make your business greener, and all it takes is some focused research and implementation. Choosing environmentally friendly, green initiatives is great for business because it impresses your customers and your staff. You may have greater staff retention when they identify with your greener…

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