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Do These 5 Things if You Have a Business Slowdown

If you’re facing a long term business slowdown do to a crisis, you may have more time on your hands or limited business hours....
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How to Connect with Customers During an Ongoing Crisis

Now more than ever, you need to know how to connect with customers. But they need you, too. Like you, they may be facing...
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How and Why to Train Employees Throughout Their Employment

Many employers see training as part of an onboarding process for new talent. But after the first few months, training can get shelved and attention...

Creating a Remote Work Policy: Where to Start

Before the coronavirus pandemic created the current need to minimize physical and social contact, you probably didn’t think you needed a remote work policy....

What to Do with Your New Business Credit Card

There are many reasons to consider signing up for a business credit card for your company. Whether you are a freelancer, small-business owner, entrepreneur or head...

How to Help Your Business During the Pandemic by Helping Others

Beyond the health concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, much of our current anxiety may come from the feeling that we’ve lost control of our livelihoods...
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7 Unique Ways to Invest Your Money

You’ve put enough savings in an emergency fund and now you want to explore an investment strategy. Traditionally, the best way to invest your...
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How to Bootstrap Your Startup for Years Without Funding

When starting a business, it’s typical to look for venture capital, angel investors, and even co-founders to help get the company up and running....

7 Ways to Recover From Too Many Online Meetings During the Day

As most startup founders and entrepreneurs can tell you these days, meeting hangovers are real. During the COVID-19 pandemic, people are holding online meetings...

An Employee Quit. 4 Ways to Figure Out Why.

As a business owner, it can be painful (and costly) when an employee leaves your company. And since high turn-over can signal problems to...
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How to Write a Compelling Business Plan for a New Market

Once upon a time, we had no smartphones or connected devices. Now, it’s hard to imagine a world without them. When companies first introduced...
It’s Not Just Coffee: Technology Now Fueling Massive Growth in Seattle

Seattle: Technology Fuels Big Growth

Seattle has long been known for inciting the country’s coffee culture. But now that we’re all sufficiently caffeinated, these days it’s the technology scene...