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Fix: I Have A Big Project To Finish, But My Employees Are Losing Steam

After logging a few long days and working hard, your employees can start to lose their juice. How do you keep your employees motivated when there's a big project or deadline?

By Scott Gerber |

5 Easy Ways to Protect Your Business Against Hackers

Even as you read this sentence, online thievery is taking place. Fortunately, by taking the proper precautions, your business can avoid the online threat and wipe out any problems that threaten to arise.

By Emily Green |

4 Key Decisions To Make When Shopping For A New Office

The time has come to find some new office space for your startup. There are four major factors to consider when you make your relocation decision.

By Peter Ames |

Don’t Be A Dinosaur: The Corporate Social Responsibility Trend Is Here To Stay

When considering how a corporate social responsibility plan can work for your business, consider your goals, business culture and values.

By Miki Markovich |

Logging Time: The Ambitious Entrepreneur’s Savior

For entrepreneurs, wasting time is akin to sneaking snacks while on a diet. You might spend a few minutes checking email, a few minutes on this project, a few minutes on Facebook, or a few minutes “learning” by reading useless articles. Before you know it, you’ve put in a 10-hour day accomplishing nothing. The solution? Keep a time log for seven days.

By Matt Clark |

Five reasons you need a virtual data room

As everything goes digital, it becomes more and more important to establish new methods for quickly disseminating information. It isn’t enough to simply store files on a hard drive; they need to be accessible and well-organized. A well-managed file system can help ensure that nothing falls through the cracks, and giving the right people constant...

By Kelli Matthews |

How to outsource effectively when running a small business

Outsourcing work has its benefits, but there are obvious concerns about letting an external person contribute to the running and output of your business.

By Jack Collier |

Why Hiring an Editor Is a Solid Investment

When trying to start a new business, the last thing you want is for a typo in your painstakingly crafted materials to stand between you and potential funding.

By Chris Lyman |

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