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jboitnott
starting a new business, new ideas, business ideas, creativity
While there’s no age limit to entrepreneurial success, it’s younger entrepreneurs who often get more attention in the news. Every day I get an email or two from PR firms asking me to write stories about a client, often a company run by a young founder. However, if you’re starting a new business, it’s not just...
freelancer, worker, businesswoman
If you’re a freelancer, you know all about the “gig economy” and how much it’s growing. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics from 2016, 15 million people were self-employed. That’s more than 10 percent of all U.S. workers. By 2020, that figure is expected to rise significantly. That’s good news for entrepreneurs. It gives companies of...
vendor, vendor payments, computer, security
Many companies are taking part in a major digital transformation, redesigning vendor payment processes from traditional paper methods to digital payment solutions. The benefits of going digital are far reaching, affecting departments from HR to marketing to sales. Companies may find themselves saving time and money, improving speed and experiencing greater accuracy. There are many steps...
cleveland, cleveland downtown
The economic recovery hasn’t been as strong in every part of the U.S. as it has in Silicon Valley. With companies sending factories overseas and older people relocating to more sunny regions, many cities in the northern US are experiencing slow economic growth. Cleveland is one of them. Listed as second highest on the Distressed Community...
If a company’s goal is to increase profits, the answer isn’t always “increase revenue.” Instead, maybe your expenses are the real barrier between you and greater profitability. Often, business owners think, “If I could just make more money, then I could cover all the costs and finally increase my profit margin.” In reality, you might...
CalChamber, Los Angeles, California
Doing business in the state of California isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s one of the biggest economies in the world, and attracts many of the most talented people in every industry. To maintain a viable business you need all the help you can get. That’s where the California Chamber of Commerce, or CalChamber,...
hours of sleep, sleeping
The dangers that few hours of sleep poses to human beings have been well-documented, Entrepreneurs, in particular, are susceptible to those risks. We work long hours, are prone to stress, and carry loads of information in our brains. None of these habits are conducive to good sleep. Moreover, business owners are particularly eager to embrace a “too...
When it comes to improving job interview performance, there’s lots of advice on the web for job seekers. But what if you’re the one doing the interviewing, or who owns the company that needs new staff? Conducting a terrific job interview is just as much of a learned skill as any of the job skills...
CalChamber, Golden State, Golden Gate
If you own a small business in California, you’re not alone. The U.S. Business Administration Office of Advocacy reports there are now 3.9 million small businesses in California. They employ approximately seven million people. Your network of small business owners in the golden state shares similar goals and values. Beyond that circle, you can tap...
The daily routine, and even drudgery, of life sometimes beats our dreams out of us, a little bit at a time. Before we know it, we’ve lost the drive that helped us stay inspired to achieve our goals. Inspiration is what drives creativity, innovation and progress of all types. Inspired people design a better mousetrap, create iconic...
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I am a tech writer and journalist for more than 20 years who contributes to several respected online publications including BusinessInsiderInc., and Entrepreneur. In addition to journalism, writing about social good companies…

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