It’s the most basic time-management tool out there. So, why are most of us doing it wrong? Lists are the most basic time-management tool we have. We all (obsessively) use them. They’re supposed to help us prioritize our work and avoid feeling overwhelmed. But rarely do the lists we make do either of those things. So, what are we...
The whole world opens up to you when you can go to work without going to the office.
One of the main challenges for entrepreneurs is gaining enough momentum for growth and profitability. Whether you are in the start up phase or trying to scale up, we all know success in business seldom comes easy. Stunted business growth and seeming failure is something many entrepreneurs struggle with for one reason or another.
We reached out to a beef industry expert to explain the implications of the decision to allow US beef exports to China again.
We spoke with a cyber security expert who's providing tips on how to protect your mobile device from hackers who want your data.
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In 2015, Americans founded 3 million new businesses, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistic. Every new business among those 3 million startups required capital to start. Most entrepreneurs fund their business ventures themselves....Show More Summary
What is a merchant cash advance? One financial expert explains and talks about why a small business might need a merchant cash advance.
30 years ago, the idea of a KFC in China seemed foreign. The company has spent the time conquering the market. Here's one example of marketing in China.
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This week, an utterly human response from a CEO to his employee who was taking time off to cope with mental health issues took the internet by storm. It prompted thousands of retweets, garnered dozens of headlines and even inspired a call-out from Sheryl Sandberg: “We need more leaders who encourage employees to bring their...
One of the towns I visited recently has a dirty sidewalk problem. It looks like every time it rained, dirt and leaves and stuff wash out of the streets and onto the sidewalks. Pretty messy. “We did a cleanup project once,” someone said. But dirt, like life, keeps happening. You’ll have a cleaner town […]
Americans are notoriously bad when it comes to taking time off from work, with more than half leaving vacation time unused. The 55% of U.S. workers who did not take any day off from work left a record-setting 658 million vacation days unused, resulting in $61.4 in annual forfeited benefits. Research shows that vacations are crucial for...
Businesses that cannot lose power for any reason, or ones that want to leave the grid -- even just a little bit -- should check out a Power-Blox system.
Marijuana dispensaries sold $3 million worth of weed in the 4 days after recreational sales were legalized, but the Nevada pot supply is running low.
According to the Direct Selling Association (DSA), 20.5 million Americans were involved in direct selling in 2016. Of those, 5.3 million are what the DSA calls "business builders". These are people actively managing and selling products to a customer base...
Linsey Peterson packed her bags in February— and her work — and moved from Minnesota to Kuala Lumpur. Since then, the 26-year-old web and app designer has called a new country home every month. Peterson is a customer of Remote Year, a program that costs $27,000 a year and helps people satisfy their wanderlust while keeping...
If you’ve spent much time looking for genuine work from home jobs, you’ve probably found a lot of great opportunities that had you pretty excited to apply… only to find out that the company doesn’t hire in your state. What a bummer! For whatever reason, not all companies will hire from anywhere. Some want people...
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If you’re searching for the perfect business partner, how do you know that you’ve found “the one”? Keep these three questions in mind before, during, and after you’ve chosen a partner. The post 3 Questions to Ask Before Entering Into...Show More Summary