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Small Businesses Can Benefit From Freelancers, Too

Small Businesses Can Benefit From Freelancers, Too

Need new talent, but don’t have the resources or desire to take on a full-time employee? Hiring a freelancer is the answer. And with freelance hiring on the rise, you’ll just be one of the numerous businesses jumping on the ...

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5 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

5 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

Most people who have ever been employed by someone else have entertained thoughts of starting and owning their own business. They may see successful entrepreneurs and business owners living the ‘good life’ and wonder, “Why can’t that be me?” The ...

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10 Mac apps worth $400 – but you name the price

10 Mac apps worth $400 – but you name the price

StackSocial has launched its latest Name Your Own Price Mac Bundle. This one, dubbed “The Summer Blockbuster,” features a few of our favorite apps like Fantastical, Flux, Gemini, and more. In full, it’s 10 Mac Apps worth $400, but you name ...

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How does a small company make a big company successful?

How does a small company make a big company successful?

Every single day I have multiple conversations and emails from CEOs and people at companies I work with about how to work with Big Tech Companies. You know — Google, Apple, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Salesforce, SAP, LinkedIn, Cisco, Yahoo, ...

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How startups can truly make a social impact

How startups can truly make a social impact

In the Amazonian forests, wildlife presenter Charlie Hamilton Jones was looking to make a statement. He went and bought a patch of Amazonian wildlife, looking to protect it for generations. Instead, he wound up buying a cocaine plantation. The most dangerous ...

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To Be a Great Leader, Follow First

To Be a Great Leader, Follow First

Want to be a better leader? Start by becoming a better follower. That’s the approach advocated by Matt Tenney, a social entrepreneur and author of the new book “Serve to Be Great: Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and ...

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Congrats! Your New Job Is A Nightmare

Congrats! Your New Job Is A Nightmare

As “The Golden Girl’s” Sophia Petrillo would say, “picture it:” You’re so new to the job that you haven’t memorized the bathroom code. But you’ve been there long enough to realize your boss is a harpy. Or your responsibilities are ...

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10 Tips For Creating An Engaging Office Space On A Budget (Hint: Forget The Slide)

Chris Booth is managing director at leading UK office fit-out specialist Overbury. Overbury delivers projects of all sizes and works for SMEs across offices, retail, leisure, education and technology so, with nearly 20 years of experience at the firm, there ...

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5 Things Productive Entrepreneurs Do Each Day

This is probably an understatement, but entrepreneurs are some of the busiest people around. A day in the life of an entrepreneur is chock-full of business decisions, research and networking. Because there’s so much to do and so little time ...

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E-Commerce Success: 5 Ways to Build Your Online Store

As entrepreneurs look to get new businesses up and running quickly, many are heading straight online. New e-commerce sites are popping up each day. Recent research shows that there are more than 100,000 U.S.-based online stores. However, that doesn’t mean they are ...

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