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  • 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 that are more stressful than others, one thing that...

  • 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 productivity. According to the American Psychological...

  • Making Money Selling Promotional Items

    Selling promotional items is a proven way to generate revenue for your company while spreading public awareness of your brand. With a seemingly endless list to choose from, promotional products can be in the...

  • 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 marketing department had stopped marketing. (Why that...

  • Presentations: Do's and Dont's of Keeping Your Audience Interested

    If you’ve ever had to present something in front of a group, then you probably know just how difficult it can be to keep your audience interested and engaged. Generally, this has little to do with how exciting your topic is. Neither is it an accurate reflection upon your ability as a speaker....

  • 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 capable of that kind of thinking, aren't we? Look below...

  • 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 found that attractive people earn on average...

  • Consider Seeking Business Advice from Retired Executives

    If you are struggling with your small business and want some help from experienced professionals, consider turning to Senior Core of Retired Executives (SCORE)

    SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through...

  • 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 leads, handle customer support, and gain an edge...

  • 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. 

    There's somewhat of a sea-change happening at the...

  • 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, 40,000 of them don't even reach the 20 percent mark...

  • 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, cupcakes, consultancies, or any type of business product...

  • 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 your electric bill or your child is constantly...

  • 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 the smallest mom and pop business all the way up...

  • 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 your blog posts and pages don't have strong SEO,...

  • 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. 

    However, throwing a great company retreat takes a...

  • 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 entrepreneurial spark grows wildly in those that chase...

  • 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 the job and that you would be an asset to any...

  • Successful Women: How to Ace an Internal Interview

    Your dream job is posted on the bulletin board at work. It's exactly the opportunity you've been waiting for and would help advance your career. The question is, how do you make sure you get an interview with the boss? Your past work history will play an important role as well as how you work...

  • 3 Ways to Pin Your Way to a New Job

    Pinterest is red hot right now, with millions of people visiting the site every day. While many of those visitors are looking for recipes, home decorating and craft ideas, it’s safe to assume that at least some of them are, if not actively looking for employees, in a position to hire new...

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