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Category: Motivation and Inspiration

Small Business Borrowing Success Stories

Taking the leap and applying for a small business loan can be scary. What if cash flow does not match your projections? Will borrowing really help you achieve your goals? Whether it is your first or your tenth loan, before you apply you want some reassurance that it is the right choice for your business. […]

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How To Deal With A Disgruntled Employee

A recent Gallup poll discovered that nearly 87% of all employees are not happy in their position. While some are only slightly happy, this statistic shows that as a manager and/or business owner, you are likely to come across a very unhappy employee at some point during your career. What can you do to keep […]

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Successful People Vs. Unsuccessful People

Do you ever wonder what the difference is between people who are successful, and people who are unsuccessful? Based on the choices that you make every day, and the way you lead your life, you will either have a high chance of success or failure. Here are some of the most common characteristics and habits […]

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Organizing Your Time To Be More Efficient

A recent Huffington Post survey found that most people spend 25% of their workday reading and responding to emails. That’s a full quarter of your day just spent reading emails, many of which are unimportant or, at the very least, extremely low on the priority ladder. If you’re looking for ways to organize your time […]

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What Kind Of Company Culture Do You Have?

There is a strong link in between how happy your employees are and how profitable your business is. Happy people work harder, especially when the happiness stems from the fact that they like their company’s environment. How happy an employee is usually has a lot to do with that company’s culture. Take Saturday Night Live, […]

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Top 10 Things To Be Thankful For As A Business Owner

Even if you’re not a subscriber to ideas like The Secret, which teach that if you put good out into the universe, you get good back, it’s impossible to ignore the very real benefits of being grateful. Developing an attitude of gratitude makes you happier and more successful, two things that every business owner wants […]

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What Are The Biggest Challenges To Overcome As A Business Owner?

Every endeavor has its challenges, but starting and owning your own business is perhaps one of the most stressful and most challenging things that you can do. Every business and owner is different, even those in the same industry, but many will face the same difficulties and hardships. Here are five of the most common […]

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How Can You Promote Team Work Amongst Your Employees?

As you are conducting job interviews, it’s fair to say you’ll probably ask the question “Do you work well as a team member?” While this is important to understand when hiring an employee, it’s also vital to remember that promoting efficient teamwork is largely up to you as a boss. Every task can get done […]

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5 Habits Of Happy Business Owners

Any entrepreneur will tell you that running a business is both stressful and rewarding in so many different ways. It’s freeing to be the boss, but it also places a huge burden on your shoulders to perform well. This burden of responsibility can drive you crazy if you don’t have some strategies in place create […]

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How To Quit Your 9-5 Without Burning Any Bridges

Quitting your 9-5 job to start a new company can be a sensitive issue for everyone involved. After all, you have probably spent years at your current job building relationships, and growing professionally. The last thing you want to do is hurt any of those relationships you’ve spent so long building by going out the […]

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