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  • Anatomy of the Perfect Office Space

    The emerging employee is creating a need for evolving office culture. Demand for flexible hours and improving morale is changing not only culture in general but design and functionality of the office space. From options for telecommuting...

  • Take Your Pick: Yoga, Tai Chi or Pilates for Back Pain Relief?

    If back pain is always interrupting your life, you’re not alone—the Mayo Clinic reports that back pain is one of the top reasons people call the doctor,...

  • Changing Career Paths? Check Out these Options!

    Are you a "hands-on" kind of woman? Do you enjoy working with people, helping others and enjoying the fruits of your labor? If so, we just might have the career for you! If you're interested in changing professional paths, keep reading to...

  • Making Your New Year's Resolutions A Reality

    It’s the New Year and it’s time to once again to dust off those resolutions and try one more time to:

    ·         exercise more

    ·         stop smoking

    ·         eat better

    ·         give up...

  • How to Start a Business With Your Spouse & Keep a Happy Marriage

    Almost 90 percent of U.S. businesses are family owned, reports the Small Business Administration. If you and your partner are considering starting a business together, understand the risks—if poorly managed, you risk an unsuccessful business...

  • Red Flags in a Job Interview

    Going into a job interview, most of us are worried about what the company and the interviewers will think about us. We oftentimes forget that we are there to interview our potential company, too. You need to figure out how...

  • A Beginner's Guide to Holding Your Ground in Tense Meetings

    It's (still) a man's world, no matter how much progress has been made. In an era when women as a group are becoming more educated than men, however, it's only...

  • The Perfect Balance of Work/Home/Life

    One out of every five Americans work at home, while more than half wish they could perform at least part of their work week there, according to Telework Research Network. This can blur the lines between work and family. Use a day planner if you...

  • How to Grow Your Business on a Limited Budget

    My husband and I run a martial arts school. He teaches and I am responsible for day-to-day business operations. I’m also a full-time writer, on a freelance/contract basis. I’m going to be very honest with you. If I didn’t have a job writing, we...

  • 5 Email Marketing Tips for Small-Business Owners

    Email marketing is still an effective way for small-business owners to drum up sales without spending too much money — even in the age of social media. Make your email marketing campaign successful by keeping your emails easy to read and...

  • Marketing a Small Business

    A small business does not have to have a small attitude; the size of the business is irrelevant - it is still able to fulfil the needs of the company and the consumer, and it can hold a secure and successful position within the specific market...

  • Managing Stress at Work

    Nearly every person on the planet deals with stress on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. We are all trying to find ways to live, support a family, manage our finances and efficiently do our jobs. While there are some things...

  • Creating a Calming Workstation for the Office Professional

    If you’re stepping over piles of laundry, shuffling through piles of paperwork and struggling to find a pen in a sea of clutter, your workspace is not as efficient as it could be. Disorganized workstations can cause stress and a lack of...

  • 5 Ways to Prepare for a Job Interview

    When you head in to meet for a job interview, you want to make the best possible impression. But beyond coming your hair and putting on a clean shirt, what can...

  • Employee Recognition: What Works?

    I don’t believe in giving special rewards to employees for doing their jobs. That’s why they get paid. But when I worked at a publishing company several years ago, I did just that. 

    When I became head of a division I discovered the...

  • Seven Questions to Ask about Your Website’s Design

    If you are starting a corporate webpage or even a family blog, you’re going to need some understanding of how to design it. There are a few things you will need...

  • Benefits of a Global Reach

    The business landscape of the 21st century is dramatically different from what it has been in the past. One of the chief drivers for this change has been the improved technology that now knits the world together. Prior to the advent of the...

  • Building Financial Acumen and Competence

    Smart business people are able to view the business landscape, figure out a way to make money from a new technique, tip or solution, and then develop a strategy to get the desired results. We call that business acumen.

    We're all...

  • Increase Your Salary 13%...

    ...By Dressing Better at Work

    by Jenna Ghosheh, Founder and Wardrobe Stylist at Status Image Consulting

    A recent article published by Money Magazine cited a study by economist Daniel Hamermesh at the University of Texas who...

  • 5 Elements of a Successful Business Website

    A well-done business website is an extremely valuable asset

    A business website gives a business the ability to share valuable information, and a place to begin building an online community. Through the website a business can increase...

  • Trending: Getting Back to the Traditional Office

    For a lot of people, the notion of working from home can seem extremely enticing. Anyone who has ever been unfortunate enough to work in a dry, stuffy office environment knows how taxing it can be, especially during the winter months. 

    ...

  • Kickstarter 101: Tips to Launch a Successful Project & Get Full Funding

    While Kickstarter can be a vital tool for wanna-be entrepreneurs, more than 55 percent of campaigns launched on the crowdfunding site are not successful, PCWorld reports. Of those roughly 60,000 businesses that do not make their funding goal,...

  • Tackling Your Business Shipping Costs: 3 Easy Ways

    Most “product heavy” businesses are often caught between rising shipping costs and customer demand for free delivery. You cannot leave your company’s method of transportation to chance. Choose the right mode of shipment, and you’ll cut back on...

  • Don't Trust Your Data to Automation

    I recently switched my financial system from a series of individually-managed spreadsheets to the popular financial-tracking service Mint. Lifehacker rated Mint as the "best mobile personal finance tool," and I was eager to offload the...

  • When Your Business Booms, Prepare for Increased Costs

    Tidal Petroleum Inc. was recently quoted as saying “Global demand will always grow while supply will become more costly to produce.”

    Sure, they were talking about oil, but they might as well have been talking about shoes, books,...

  • Steps Toward a Less Cluttered Office

    A messy, disorganized home office makes it difficult to be productive. Try these simple, yet efficient cleaning and organizing tips and enjoy a cleaner, cozier fall season.

    Take Control of Pesky Paper Piles

    If you can’t find...

  • Why Blogging is Important for Business

    Some people don’t believe that blogging on a company’s website is important. Those people would be wrong. With the boom in social media, it’s more important than ever to keep an updated and professional looking blog on your site.

    From...

  • Business Intelligence: Not Just for Big Business

    For many small-business owners, the idea of business intelligence is something best suited to large companies. Your busy trying to keep your operation running – you have no need for a complex, large-scale intelligence platform that requires...

  • Who's Managing Your SEO?

    Behind every successful woman is a string of successful search keywords. 

    There are many benefits of taking your business online, but if...

  • Guarding Against Credit Fraud

    Reportedly, what could be one of the largest credit card-fraud cases ever brought by the U.S. Department of Justice was revealed this past month as 18 defendants were charged with bank fraud conspiracy in a federal complaint in Newark, New...

  • 4 Steps to the Perfect Company Retreat

    Throwing a fun, effective, and memorable company retreat is very important for a company. A successful company retreat will boost morale, create deep interpersonal bonds, and give employees more of a reason to stay, and stay positive. 

    ...

  • How to Expand Your Business Outside of the Home

    Launching a home-based business can be a thrilling experience that unlocks limitless potential to choose your destiny; you become the boss, you’re in control of your income, and you’re the one putting everything on the line.

    The...

  • The Interview: What NOT To Do

    The interview is a crucial part of securing the job you want. Your resume opened the door but it’s the interview that usually clinches the job. It’s during the interview that you will convince the interviewer that you are the ideal person for...

  • 5 of the Most Successful Career Women

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  • 3 Steps To Managing Your Business Reputation

    Every business has a reputation to protect. With the world becoming more internet savvy,  consumers can now easily check a business’s reputation.That means businesses need tounderstand how to maintain and repair their online reputations.

    ...

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