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The Importance of Being on Top of Your Financials (And Not Just to Please Your Accountant)

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

These five simple tips can help you feel less intimidated by the financials so you can run your business more effectively.

Make Yourself a Hot Date...With Your Money!

Jennifer Love | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Jennifer Love

This article has to do with Math and Money ... wait wait wait, don't flee the scene!   That used to be my attitude, too.  In fact, if you are anythi...

My Business Jumped on the Self-Love Bandwagon too: Here's Why.

Mariska Anderson Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Mariska Anderson Ph.D.

It was the end of the month. Where had this month gone? Where had my montly goals gone? Get back to running a nice swift 5k without feeling like...

Dream Big to Accelerate Your Success

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 10.12.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

As a business owner and entrepreneur I often feel swamped by the daily nitty-gritty of keeping customers happy, creating quality products and managing staff. I bet you do too.

An Internet Entrepreneur's Recipe for a Great Business and a Great Life

John Bowen | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
John Bowen

Too many entrepreneurs are imprisoned by their own companies and need to make the transition to falling back in love with the firms they started.

5 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Should be a Speaker

Christopher Kai | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
Christopher Kai

If "networking" is defined as you attending a networking event to potentially find new clients, it can often be difficult, time-consuming, expensive, and fruitless. Perhaps you attend the wrong event and meet no prospects and you spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars with zero return on investment. That isn't sustainable or an effective use of your time.

Data Scientist: Successful Businesses Are Powered By Artificial Intelligence

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.11.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

"All of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking." - Albert Einstein The artificial intelligence revolution has arrived. Com...

Woman Entrepreneurs Making Waves

Alex Pirouz | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
Alex Pirouz

I'm not saying anything groundbreaking when I say the Entrepreneurial scene has really taken off over the past 5 years. This in turn has seen more and more women start and grow businesses, in Australia alone that increase has been phenomenal.

Unstoppable Trump Train: Steam-Rolling Movement for Change, Driven by American Business Women Leaders Concern for National Security and Growth

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 10.09.2016 | Politics
Noel Irwin Hentschel

Senator John Mc Cain has always reminded Americans to serve a cause bigger than any one person, for America's future. That is exactly why the "we want...

How To Say No To The Wrong Clients

Melissa Heisler | Posted 10.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

Look around your life. Are there people or projects that no longer serve you? Are you ready to release them, remove what is not working, and allow better to come your way?

Trump and Pence Voted Best CEO-President and VP-COO Team by American Business Women Leaders, Bottom Line: Jobs and Security

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 10.07.2016 | Politics
Noel Irwin Hentschel

The winning strategy for American workers by scores of American Business Women Leaders is Trump-Pence leading the USA as CEO-President and VP-COO. The...

3 Ways to Boost Online Sales for Small Business Owners

John Rampton | Posted 10.10.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Managing an online store is no easy task. If you sell shoes online, what draws the customers to you instead of the thousands of other shoe stores out there? There is no single solution to boost your online sales, but there are definitely proven methods that can put you on the right track. Here are 3 great ways to boost your online sales.

The Best Way to Save Money? Hang a Photo of Chris Rock's 'Dad' on Your Wall.

Gene Marks | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Gene Marks

Actor Terry Crews is one of the funniest guys around. He's hilarious as the Old Spice man, stole the show as a boot camp instructor in Bridesmaids and makes audiences laugh every week on Brooklyn Nine-Nine. But huge fans of Terry (like me) remember him in one of his earliest roles -- the TV-father of the then-young Chris Rock on the show Everybody Hates Chris.

Management 101: Basic Principles for Business Development Leaders - Part 1

Phil Shawe | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Phil Shawe

One of the most rewarding parts of my job is to coach the art of effective management. Often employees are promoted to be a manager because they've been good in their previous position.

How To Spot A Common Mental Error That Leads To Misguided Thinking

James Clear | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Human beings have been blaming strange behavior on the full moon for centuries. In the Middle Ages, for example, people claimed that a full moon could...

Long Live the Website: The Essential Source of Vital Information

Michael D. Shaw | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Michael D. Shaw

Far from being an artifact of the early years of the Internet, and despite several claims to the contrary, a website is still a necessity for a variety of organizations, from start-ups to health care companies to government agencies. And yet, based on this report from a business-to-business research firm, 46% of small businesses do not have a website for their respective brands.

Recurring Payments: Guaranteed Cash Flow for Your Business

John Rampton | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Recurring payments is one of the best ways to maintain a steady stream of revenue. However, the average person is quite reluctant to opt into recurring payment cycles. That being said, it's imperative that you create a billing cycle that not only attracts new customers but also retains your current ones.

Branding is More Than Just a Logo and a Website

Sophie Andrews | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

When your prospective customers and clients hear your name, and the name of your products and services, what image and thoughts come to their minds? Are you making a good impression, and is it the impression that you want?

7 Things to Know Before You Start a Business

Vicky Law | Posted 10.10.2016 | Business
Vicky Law

Businesses are the bedrock of any economy. They help that economy grow and stay strong. It's actually simple. They make sure money made in that particular economy (area/state/country) remains in the economy, while boosting its capacity to export.

Behind the Listing: the Struggles of an Amazon Based Startup

Sarah Dunn | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Sarah Dunn

"Such a great razor! My boyfriend bought one of these and I ended up using it so much that I had to buy one for myself. Definitely recommended - great...

Toss or Save? Human Resources Record-Keeping Quandaries

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

We are heading into the last quarter of 2016. I have begun clearing my file cabinets and desk drawers to start 2017 fresh. Many of you or your managers and supervisors may be doing the same--congratulations on getting a jump-start on the New Year. But wait!

Can Small Business Owners Consider an Applicant's Bankruptcy When Making Hiring Decisions?

William Morrow | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
William Morrow

Business owners are generally aware that their decision of whether or not to hire a job candidate cannot be based on discriminatory or other prohibited reasons. For the most part, those reasons are clear and easy to understand.

Is your business ready for the holidays?

Melinda Emerson | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

If you make the vast majority of your revenue over the holiday game time. Now is the time to be thinking about a few top tasks to make s...

Cyber Security is Quickly Becoming a Small Business Priority

Larry Alton | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
Larry Alton

As cyber security threats increase all over the world, we’re seeing a rather significant shift in how small businesses and their owners view online ...

How Entrepreneurship Can Help Achieve World Peace

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

The gig economy is alive and well, and disruptive innovation has empowered many to earn money driving for Uber or by monetizing their home as an AirBn...