Category: Business Tips

A Beginner’s Guide to Starting an Online Business

~by Joan Herbert~ . You’ve decided that you want to start an online business. With the changing economy, the world of commerce is moving out of brick and mortar stores and into the web. With the digital revolution, many professionals are finding out that they can earn a decent living working remotely, from the comfort…
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Professional Business Advice for New Entrepreneurs

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . Contrary to the opinion of most people, being a successful entrepreneur requires commitment, sacrifice and knowledge. Most people leaving their careers to try their hand at business are not ready or willing to accept responsibilities that come with starting an enterprise. They just want to fly loose, enjoy the freedom they…
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7 Keys to Running a Law Firm as a Successful Business

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Some lawyers go into practice as good negotiators but not good leaders. If you run a law firm, you must have the same leadership qualities needed to run any business. Review these 7 ways to handle the day-to-day running of a law firm. 1. Acquire Management Skills Think about running a…
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Unprofitable Business? 4 Tips to Keep Your Business from Failing

~by Kara Masterson~ . It is common for a business to experience periods of uncertainty where its ability to remain operational is put to the test. Often a company will hit a bump in the road, and this is all it takes for a company to reach a point from which it is unable to…
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How to Make Your Business More Sustainable in 2017

~by Chloe Taylor~ . If you’ve been around the green business block over the past few years, you probably know that sustainable business operation entails low environmental impact, long-term utility savings and increased customer appeal. If your company hasn’t been a byword for eco-friendliness by now, however, 2017 is a good year to make some…
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4 Potholes to Avoid on the Road to Business Success

~by Hannah Whittenly~ . Running a successful business seems more and more difficult as the business world itself becomes an increasingly complex place to operate. While it is true that the way people do business today has changed radically, from even a few years ago, there are still ways a savvy entrepreneur can get a…
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How to Make Sure Your Business Trip Stays on Schedule

~by Eileen O’Shanassy~ . When traveling for business, you probably like to have a little bit of fun on top of all the work you have to do. However, your top priority is probably making sure you stay on schedule. Luckily, following these tips can help you do just that. Be Realistic When Making Your…
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5 Tips to Build Relationships at Work

One of the keys of a good leader is someone who cares for those around themselves, and who has relationships with others.  You can tell a lot about a person by how they treat others.  Networking and building relationships doesn’t necessarily come naturally, especially to women.  So what is a person to do?