Professionalising Your Operation

True entrepreneurs at heart cannot help but inevitably get to a point where they fight an internal battle between staying true to their informal hustler roots and necessity of adding a bit more corporate-grade professionalism to their operations. While innovative and leading companies such as Google have shown us that it is indeed possible to marry the two worlds and that it doesn’t have to be an explicit case of either or, the most dominant elements of the corporate professionalism always tend to shine through, so as is the case with the likes of Google and features such as resident sleeping pods, all of this is still contained within a professional corporate environment.…continue reading →
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Exploring the World of the Corporate Lawyers

It’s quite interesting to note how the typical corporate structure has evolved over the years, particularly with regards to how much leaner corporations have become due to the influences of the financial sector. The financial sector is all about achieving the most with the least amount of effort, which is why people working in the financial sector are able to amass such vast amounts of wealth so quickly.…continue reading →
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2 Tips For Staying Inspired By Personalizing Your Home Office

When you work from home, it’s important to have a separate area for your office, but that doesn’t mean it has to be an island that separates you from the world. It doesn’t have to look like a cubicle, either. In fact, you’ll be more productive if it doesn’t.…continue reading →
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3 Tips and Ideas for Finding Financing for Your Brilliant Business Idea

You know the markets inside and out. You have a grasp on what makes a sound investment. However, when it comes to your own business, you’re not quite as confident regarding capital. Maybe you don’t have as much cash on hand as you’d feel comfortable investing. Perhaps you’re looking for investors and funds beyond your own network. Either way, you’re certainly not alone.…continue reading →
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6 Ways Your Business Can Avoid a Costly Personal Injury Case

From a business perspective, few developments can hurt your financial standing more than a lawsuit in which someone alleges he or she has been mistreated or injured. These situations aren’t always unavoidable,  but they can be prevented in many cases.…continue reading →
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How to Find the Right Employees with the Right Skills

The good news is the world’s economy has largely recovered from the most recent economic downturn. The bad news is lower unemployment is making it more difficult for companies to find the employees they need, particularly in more specialised fields. Attracting enough workers with the right expertise can be a huge challenge and the inability to find those workers can hurt companies. Unfilled positions can slow company growth, lead to problems with customers, or result in burnout for existing workers. Here are ways to find the employees you need, regardless of the type of business. …continue reading →
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Adopting a Nothing-to-Lose Attitude to Get Ahead

Sometimes the difference between resounding success and spectacular failure in the world of business is the attitude and that’s the truth, even though I can hear your eyes rolling around in your sockets as you begin to think about dismissing this post as another one of those motivational mumbo-jumbo messages.…Keep reading
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How To Be Safe When Selling Your Home

If you’re planning to or are already in the process of selling your home, you probably have quite a bit on your mind and safety and security might not be at the top of your priority list, but they should be. Whether you are selling your home by owner, or a realtor is selling it for you, during this time there can be big safety risks you and your family face, and it’s important to be aware of these risks, and take steps to avoid them.…continue reading →
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Four Reasons to Consider Passphrases Over Passwords

You already know about passwords, but you might not have heard about passphrases. Simply put
  • A password is usually composed of around 10 letters and symbols. They are usually random, for example: ‘SVP0RTTR3!’
  • A passphrase is longer, containing spaces between words. They are usually random but readable, for example: ‘The fox ironing needs to be done by Shrove Tuesday’.
So, why should you think about using passphrases instead of passwords?…continue reading →
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Foolproof Ways a Small Business Can Stay Afloat Amid Stiff Competition

Small businesses have been given the chance to compete with business giants, and despite stiff competition a lot of them still stay on top of their game and continue to provide exceptional products and services that are on a par with industry standards. But not every small business is lucky. There are several things that cause their early demise, which can be prevented if only small business owners are armed with the right know-how and strategies to flourish in their industries.…continue reading →
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