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Five Ways to Empower Yourself as a Leader in the Office

Chances are, if you are reading this article, you do not want to be an employee for the rest of your career; you want to be an employer. Leadership in the workplace often grants a higher salary, but more importantly will give you direction and autonomy on your own career path. A skill few are [...]

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Is Your Cash Flow Healthy for Black Friday?

We’re a few months away from Black Friday, which is the biggest day in retail business. And you don’t need to be an MBA to know that the concept of Black Friday is perhaps the best illustration of how effective¬†financial planning can either make or break your small business. It’s also the day in which [...]

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How Much Time Do We Have?

Did you know one average we spend 1.3 years commuting? I am sure people who spend most of their lives in a metropolitan like Washington DC, this number is probably way higher. I guess, it is not as bad as spending a third of our living years sleeping (or maybe it is). For us, we [...]

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Payroll Doesn’t Have to be a Headache

Money is an important aspect of all businesses. Although it may not be at the route of why the business itself is in existence, it is an important factor in keeping a business running and able to continue to offer its services, whatever they may be. However, despite the importance of finances, not everyone is [...]

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Your Small Business and the Importance of Benchmarking

In order for a small business to succeed, it is often necessary to find a hook, or niche that sets the business apart from similar commercial entities. For example, if you are one of three bakeries in a neighborhood, focusing your menu on low-fat or dairy-free pastries, can help you carve out an identity that [...]

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