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Lessons Learned from Small Business Saturday

When we think of holiday shopping, our minds typically envision shoppers running rampant up and down aisles of mega-stores and scouring shelves for the best deals. But more and more each year, shoppers are supporting Black Friday’s quieter and more respectable sister, Small Business Saturday. The Resurgence of Shopping Local In the past, people shopped […]

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7 Small Businesses With Wellness Programs You’ll Love

It’s no secret that happy, healthy employees are the most productive employees. Company culture has become increasingly important to America’s workforce, especially as millennials begin to make up a larger chunk of it. We don’t just want to work for paychecks anymore: employees want to work for businesses that value their wellbeing and that help […]

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Tools You Need to Manage a Virtual Team

As technology rapidly changes, it gets easier to connect with talented people across the globe, and virtual teams are becoming the new normal. Virtual teams come with their own set of opportunities and challenges, and managers need the right tools at their fingertips. Here’s a run-down of the tech you need — for communicating, motivating, […]

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Top 5 Degrees for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship matters. It is crucial to fostering innovation and has been key to fueling economic growth in the United States. Seen as symbolic of the American Dream, entrepreneurship inspires a sense of optimism among Americans. While there have been dramatic increases in startup activity across the country, women made up only 36.8% of all new […]

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14 Things to Remember when Transitioning from a Home Office to a Commercial Office

As a small-business owner working from home, there will come a time when you will have to ask yourself whether you should stay in your home office or make the move to a commercial space. The benefits of working from home are vast — the low overhead and cost of transportation, for example, are top […]

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10 Schools with Startup Spirit

Since Mark Zuckerburg changed the face of the Internet and put a frown on the face on MySpace in 2004, startup spirit has increased on university and college campuses everywhere. Young, creative minds are making the most of their secondary education experiences by turning innovative ideas into thriving companies — all while earning a degree […]

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Questions to Answer Before Moving to a Bigger Office

You know your small business is taking off when it’s time to upgrade your starter digs. Moving your company from the garage or a cramped office to a space that’s big enough to grow with you is a major step. To pull it off successfully, you need a plan. Transition like a pro with this […]

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Business Checklist: The Tech You Need to Get Your Company Up and Running

Now that you’ve come up with your million dollar business idea, it’s time to make your dream a reality. Setting up a new office can be overwhelming, but there’s no need to panic. Our handy business checklist has all the bases covered. From Internet to copiers, this guide breaks down the essentials that will help […]

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