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  • 10 Benefits of Building an Advisory Team

    10 Benefits of Building an Advisory Team

    As an entrepreneur, you are forced to wear many hats to ensure your business operates the way you envisioned. Creating a product, marketing to the right audiences, maintaining your bookkeeping and ...

  • 5 Reasons You Should Have A Business Plan

    5 Reasons You Should Have A Business Plan

    Is your business plan a vision in your mind or a written document? A business plan is a written document that explains your business venture, goals, target markets, competition and financial foreca...

  • 5 Steps To Completing A Competitive Analysis

    5 Steps To Completing A Competitive Analysis

    Creating a competitive analysis is an integral part of business planning. It allows you to take a close look at your competitors to see where your company fits within the marketplace. There are fiv...

  • 5 Tips To Engage Your Employees In Corporate Social Responsibility

    5 Tips To Engage Your Employees In Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate social responsibility is a popular topic in today’s work culture due to the evolution of social media and customer awareness of products and services. Corporate social responsibility (CSR...

  • A positive workplace culture: How can it make a difference?

    A positive workplace culture: How can it make a difference?

    Establishing a positive workplace culture can make a huge difference in your productivity and the productivity of your team. Without a cohesive working environment, it is difficult to be motivated,...

  • ABC’s Of Customer Service

    ABC’s Of Customer Service

    Your customers are the core of your business. It is important that everything you do is centered around your customers’ needs. Do you have a customer-centric approach to business? How are you incor...

  • Graduation and Entrepreneurship - A Similar Journey

    Graduation and Entrepreneurship - A Similar Journey

    My step-daughter just graduated from high school and during this time I had the opportunity to reflect back on my youthful days. I thought about the friends I had, the teachers and coaches that ins...

  • How To Efficiently Work In An Open Office Environment

    How To Efficiently Work In An Open Office Environment

    An open-plan environment is becoming increasingly popular with newer businesses. Open-plan offices allow direct communication between coworkers, increasing productivity while promoting innovation a...

  • Increase Sales Without Selling

    Increase Sales Without Selling

    Do you ever feel that the idea of selling your product or service is overwhelming and scary? Many entrepreneurs feel paralyzed due to fear or anxiety associated with selling that can play havoc on ...

  • Should I Hire A Business Consultant?

    Should I Hire A Business Consultant?

    Business consultants can bring a fresh perspective and objective insight to your company and its operations. The right consultant has the knowledge, experience and skills that can assist you with l...

  • Should I Incorporate My Business?

    Should I Incorporate My Business?

    As a small business owner, you may be considering incorporating your business. Incorporated businesses are different than sole proprietorships and partnerships in many ways, and there are advantage...

  • Tax Preparation

    Tax Preparation

    With tax season upon us, are you starting to feel overwhelmed by the thought of preparing all the necessary documents and paperwork? You’re not alone! Many business owners procrastinate during this...