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As a small business owner, you’re probably aware of how vital workflow automation can be to your company. It reduces time and energy spent on repetitive tasks, which helps free up space for more meaningful work. Yet implementing new workflows and systems is not cheap. It costs time, employee attention and effort, and money — sometimes lots...
failure in business, no promotion
Most businesspeople see the closure of a business as a negative outcome and assume it’s something they could never get over. Yes, it’s quite a loss, and there are chances you could end up in debt, but shutting down your business is not the end of the world. As many successful entrepreneurs can tell you,...
Legal tech includes software and other tools that help attorneys and their support staff to provide legal services to clients. Many new applications empower reputable firms to improve their efficiency and adapt to mobile working environments. Here’s how legal tech companies are re-shaping the legal world. Legal tech also gives small firms and individual practitioners...
iphone, phone, remember
All of us have been in this embarrassing situation. We meet someone for the third or fourth time, only to realize we can’t remember what that person’s name is. Some of us are great with names and remember right away, but the rest of us don’t. Sure, we may find ways to disguise that we’ve...
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...
Narcissistic handsome young man
You might’ve seen the latest news/study about the “Generation of Narcissists“ in your social media feed or favorite time-killer media site. It’s exactly what it sounds like: Due to too much coddling by parents, the trend of participation trophies, and basically every child being told they’re a unique snowflake, we might just have a whole generation of narcissists on...
failure in business, no promotion
Let’s say you or someone you know at a start-up wants a promotion. Entrepreneurs often stay motivated to grow in their careers, and promotions are part of growth in the workplace. There are differences between someone who simply wishes to be promoted and someone who is actively seeking a promotion. Many times, someone with more merit will...
happy business
Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Stop second guessing yourself, because doctors may have found the answer. A team of psychologists in Germany and Switzerland published a report in 2013 that detailed the four major personality traits often shared by successful entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs. They also...
office manager handshake
Very few people still believe that managing an employee through verbal abuse and ridicule is actually a valid strategy. New research has found that this kind of abuse is actually even more damaging than originally thought. The research appears to indicate that it doesn’t just hurt the employee on the receiving end of the abuse, it...

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