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Be a Networking Genius to Get Ahead in Business

Networking doesn’t have a default or a manual to guide you on your journey. You must create your own path—discovering and refining what works best for you. Your preference may be in-person networking, others may prefer to network over the phone. But what if in-person meetings aren’t necessarily your preference, but more of a default […]

How to Say No to Customers without Sending Them Away...

As business owners, one day we come to realize the saying, “The customer is always right,” is not always the case. Of course, it’s important to help your customers the best you can, in any way you know how. Yet, you also have to keep in mind that you will have to say, “No,” to […]

Posture & Productivity: Can the Way We Sit (and How...

It’s no doubt that business owners and employees alike are feeling pretty “maxed out” today. Between work demands, family demands, and well… LIFE demands, it can feel like we are always chasing a goal post or finish line that’s constantly moving.   Since time is obviously at a premium and it often feels like we […]

Resilience Might Just be the Most Important Business Skill You...

The workforce is the most disrupted in this decade than it has ever been. Businesses have the opportunity to change very rapidly with the help of technologies like artificial intelligence and cloud computing. If technology continues to advance at a very rapid pace, which is likely, it will eventually lead to the pace of change […]

Business Success Tips: Why You Need a Mentor

You might have heard the saying at some point in your career, “If you want to be successful, find someone who is already doing – or has already accomplished – what you want to do and simply do what they did and continue to do.” There are many different versions of this idea but essentially, […]

Has the Internet Killed Black Friday?

“Black Friday” is a holiday that takes place the day after Thanksgiving every year, and has been known to be the biggest shopping day of the year as well. With Christmas, the time of gift giving, right around the corner from Thanksgiving, Black Friday is crucial for big savings for consumers and big sales for […]

My Business Has A Credit Score?!

A business credit score tells lenders how likely your business is to repay them in a timely fashion. If you have a business credit card for your company, you probably have business credit scores too. These scores can help you secure better terms the next time you apply for a small business loan or get […]

Employee Burnout: Are You to Blame?

Employee burnout. It’s becoming a very real problem in the U.S. today. It can result in higher stress levels and thus, even health problems associated with stress. Furthermore, employee burnout can be detrimental to relationships, both at work and at home—in the employee’s personal life. It’s definitely not conducive to a proper work-life balance that […]

Cyber Security and Personal Devices: 4 Areas to Watch for...

Undoubtedly, connected devices – devices held by individuals and connected to the Internet for some form or function – make life more convenient. The number of connected devices continues to climb each year. Yet, with that convenience comes risk. Connected personal devices are very vulnerable to cyber threats. Perhaps, more than standard Internet devices since […]

An Intro to Geofencing: What is GeoFencing and Why Should...

Maybe you’ve heard the term “geofencing?” Maybe not. If you haven’t, you will. And if you have, you might not have any idea what it is. While we definitely can’t really delve into this somewhat-sophisticated strategy in a single article, geofencing is becoming so popular in business applications – especially local business – it’s definitely […]