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Are You A Good Boss?
We’ve all had good bosses and bad bosses and I am sure you would consider yourself one of the former, but how good are you really? Check off the points below and see how many you can honestly say you deliver on. Do you? Lead your business from the front? Sometimes follow the lead of […]
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10 Ways to Find Inspiration
Have you ever noticed that some days you are simply more creative? Problems seem easier to solve, marketing ideas come along at a rapid rate, words flow like the flood gates have opened? But, at other times inspiration seems as far away as that lottery win you dream of when times are tough, or even […]
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6 Ways to Regain Entrepreneurial Balance
Running your business is more than a full time job – that’s a given, but for many small business owners their lives become unbalanced.
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20 Inspirational Marketing Thoughts
If you carry on marketing your company the same way you have been doing for years, you’ll carry on getting the same results. Of course, if you are doing incredibly well that’s fine, but most companies’ marketing efforts start to flag after a while. The following list might be just what you need to kick […]
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Home-Based and Staying Sane
If you run a home-based business you have to be good at working alone, being self-disciplined, and to a certain extent at least be content with a somewhat solitary existence. The downside is that isolation can create some bad work habits. Sitting in your home office day after day can be exciting when you first […]
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8 Accounting Home Truths
Keeping good accounts makes sense even if you’re a home-based business or small enterprise. The problem is that many small business owners who can’t afford an employee to handle their finances, nor hire an accounting firm, often overlook some of the basic accounting principles. Here are some often forgotten home truths about business accounting. Keep […]
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8 Things You Need to Know About Your Business
New business owners often launch into entrepreneurship with wild abandon, fueled by enthusiasm, adrenalin and sheer will power. They start their businesses full of hope, often bringing in enough business in the early days to have them dreaming of sports cars and early retirement. Then, the problems of running a small business start to set […]
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7 Tips to Starting a Social Enterprise
First things first – what is a social enterprise? There are many definitions but we think this one from Social Enterprise U.K. sums it up best:  Social enterprises are businesses that trade to tackle social problems, improve communities, people’s life chances, or the environment. They make their money from selling goods and services in the […]
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