How to Craft a Killer Pitch Deck

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Among the many challenges of starting a new company, securing funds from investors ranks at or near the top for most entrepreneurs. To prepare for these meetings, owners of startup organizations should prepare a pitch deck. A pitch deck must include the core slides all investors expect and is similar in scope to a business plan. It should contain no more than 15 to 20 slides as investors are busy people and will likely lose patience with anything longer.…continue reading →
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What Aspects Of A Will Can A Lawyer Help With?

When assets need to be divided up before someone’s death, it is sensible to hire a solicitor. They can help in a variety of different ways and they will make the whole process much easier than if you try to do this all on your own.…continue reading →
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A Different Approach to Workplace Safety & Employee Insurance

Make no mistake about it; taking on the responsibility to give the mentally and physically impaired people the opportunity to contribute to the workforce and earn wages for their work in this way is a huge undertaking which turned out to be a lot bigger than I first anticipated. The journey thus far has been a seriously rewarding one, for myself and for all the differently-abled people I employ across my businesses (I prefer to refer to them as “differently-abled” as opposed to “disabled”).…continue reading →
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The True Meaning of Earning a Living Doing What You Love

Although I’m more than proud of how far I’ve come in my career as an entrepreneur, I wouldn’t say I’m quite where I’d ultimately like to be. Perhaps one could say the five-year plan of five years ago has been realised and slightly overachieved as well, but goal posts shift in the world of business and the higher up you climb the better your view of so many other paths you can take, so there’s always in a sense a new five-year plan.…continue reading →
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Having the Guts to Follow Your Dreams

We all have dreams of how we want our lives to be, but it takes resolve and determination to break through the barriers that keep us where we are. What does it take to muster the courage to take the road less traveled by? The answer is not as complicated as you might think.…continue reading →
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4 Practical Ways to Create a Better Customer Experience

Like it or not, a customer has an experience every time they interact with your brand. Sometimes this experience is good, sometimes it’s merely average, and other times it might be bad. Your goal, from a branding perspective, is to make sure that the overall experience they have with your brand is positive. If you don’t have a concrete strategy in place for making this happen, then you might be in trouble.…continue reading →
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What is a consolidation loan and is it right for me?

There are many ways to take control of personal debt, from debt management and negotiation right through to more serious solutions such as bankruptcy. One way to ease financial problems is to take out a consolidation loan. So, what is a consolidation loan and is it right for everyone? To…Keep reading
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New Investor Lessons: Why A Duplex Is The Perfect First Property

If you’re interested in buying your first investment property, you’re probably feeling a little intimidated by the process. After all, it’s hard enough to pour money into a home you’re actually going to live in, not to mention one you’ll be renting to someone else. How do you justify that kind of financial investment when you’re just starting out?continue reading →
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5 Ideas for Your Next Entrepreneurial Vacation (and Why You Need One)

All entrepreneurs need to take breaks every now and then. Taking a vacation is psychologically beneficial and, for the most part, will relieve the stress you feel and help you come back to work more motivated and focused. It’s also good for your physical health, putting you in a healthier state of mind and affording you more time to take care of your body. Perhaps most importantly, taking a vacation mitigates your risk of career burnout, giving you a break from entrepreneurship—which, even if you love it, is highly demanding.…continue reading →
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Half of us are struggling to cope with a long term debt problem

A survey has unveiled the chilling economic realities for Britons today. It showed that nearly half of us feel that we are not able to cope on our current income levels. The survey was conducted by the consumer group 'Which?' and it makes for very alarming reading. The findings also…Keep reading
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