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Green Kid Crafts - a Mompreneur's Story


Hello, I’m Penny Bauder, the owner of Green Kid Crafts, an e-commerce company designed to become a market leader in subscription-based services that produce and deliver...

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Enticing Women Back After Maternity Leave

Training new employees costs companies billions of dollars every year. To help keep training costs down, managers are turning to innovate new strategies designed to bring women back to the workplace after childbirth.

Here are some of the most creative ways...

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Careers Outside an Office

The traditional office cubicle has become a tired trap for many individuals. Many people would like to get out and experience new locations and more autonomy, yet may not realize what else is available. There are options, from travel nursing to truck driving, all of...

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5 Reasons to Study Accounting

College students nationwide have returned to the classrooms this fall, many unsure of what they are eventually going to major in. If you find yourself in similar place, maybe it is time you consider a degree in accounting, whether you attend classes on campus or want...

Traits Successful People Have in Common

It’s like the search for the Holy Grail—the search for those traits that make a person successful.  Are people born with the success “gene” or is it something we can develop?

In his book “The 8 Traits Successful People...

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What Does it Take to get your First Business Loan

Commercial Loan Tips for the First Time Business Owner

All of us, at one time or another, will contemplate the thought of becoming our own boss. Unfortunately, only a handful will have the guts to actually do so.

One of the biggest...

Top 5 Tips for Building and Maintaining Good Business Credit

There are a lot of responsibilities that come with running a business. If you want it to be a successful one, a top priority would absolutely have to consist of building and maintaining good business credit. Although, on the onset, it may seem a bit overwhelming to do...

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Looking Polished at Work - The Power of Shapewear

By Jenna Ghosheh, Founder of Status Image Consulting

The most common problem with my female clients is ill-fitting undergarments.  Here is a secret that will change the way how you feel and...

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5 Things Great Leaders Do…and Failing Ones Don't


Do or Die: Expert Cites Effective Leadership Commonalities, Best Practices & Career Killers

Are you a GREAT leader or an “AT RISK” failing leader? How do you know? What would your staffers say? What...

Tips for Improving Gender Diversity in the Workplace

Due to the economic challenges in the workplace, sometimes we're so focused on what needs to be improved, that we don't take a moment or two to acknowledge some of the progress that has already (and is consistently) taking place.

Take workplace...

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Common Mistakes Recent College Grads Make in the Working World

College graduates are facing numerous difficulties as they leave school and enter the work world. With a troubled economy and dismal job market, many recent grads struggle to even get their foot in the door when it comes to finding professional positions. But what...

Cost Management Strategies for Small Business Owners

Running a small business is a labor of love--often a great deal of labor. It is no small feat to operate a successful business. Many small businesses and start ups struggle to turn a profit for several years, especially in such tough economic times that put pressure on...

Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Job Fresh Out of College

It's not as hard as it might seem to set yourself up as a prime candidate for employment before you even put on the old cap and gown. Plenty of college graduates (and students nearing graduation) worry needlessly about their post-college career, seeing a vast...

How to Select the Right Data Backup Solution for Your Business

Backing up data is one of those things that we all understand we should be doing, but just can't be bothered to do until it's too late. If you dilly-dally on backing up personal data, you run the risk of losing irreplaceable pictures and expensive media files...

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Not having a will puts you and your family at risk

Many younger professionals think it’s not necessary to have a Will or do any estate planning until they’re much older.  But that’s not the case.  Whether you’re in twenties or nineties, you need to protect yourself and your family....

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Top Attributes Shared by Successful Women

These days, women make up fifty-seven percent of college grads and fifty percent of the American workforce. In the US, women are now dominating careers that once went only to men. Successful women are everywhere these days. But different women define the word success...

Three Alternative Methods for Financing Your Start-Up

Credit just isn't available the way it used to be. It's amazing to think that only ten years ago, any man or woman off the street could get a little start up cash from a commercial bank with a half-baked business plan and a warm smile. Before the credit crunch...

How to Balance Work and Personal Life Like Marissa Mayer

Top executives like Marissa Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo!, stand out not only for professional achievement, but also for the seemingly relative ease at which they balance their personal with their professional lives. With extensive practical knowledge, undeniable grace...

Will Ergonomic Office Design Increase Productivity?

The word "ergonomic" may not be one that you toss around during your lunch hour at work, but the meaning behind it is definitely something that people strive to have at their place of business. Ergonomic basically speaks to creating the kind of environment...

Common Small Business Tax Myths

Myths. They are like urban legends. We're so used to hearing them that we actually believe they are true. When it comes to common small business tax myths, this can be potentially dangerous because without knowing the facts about the IRS and their expectations, you...

Top 5 Resume Tips for Recent College Graduates

Your cap and gown are packed away in the closet, your new diploma is framed and placed conspicuously on the wall, and now it's time to nail down the job of your dreams. Of course, this is a tough time to be entering the workforce. Jobs are scarce, hiring managers...

Tips for Building a Strong Brand in a Bad Economy

Yes, the economy is currently less than stellar, but don't let it distract you from continuing to do all that you can to making your company thrive. The truth of the matter is that while the economy could definitely be doing better, this is still a remarkable time...

How Much Will Corporate Relocation Cost?

So, you got the job that you've always wanted. Congratulations, that's great! It's good pay, it will provide you with more work experience, and it's in a city that you've always wanted to live in. There's just one catch: The company that you...

How to Find a Job When You Have a Disability

If you have a disability, you may feel (or fret) that you won't be able to get a job---a good-paying and well-deserved job. First of all, put that fear far from your mind. There are lots of companies that are happy to hire people with disabilities, and the ones who...

The Best Jobs for Women Who Enjoy Traveling

So you love to travel and you take every possible opportunity to get out and see the world. It's a great priority to have, as travel constantly exposes you to new experiences and invigorates your perspective. But there are only so many international vacations you...