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How Addicted to Winter Are You?

Liftopia | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

There are several ways to spot these snow-smitten folks. They're the ones planning next season's runs while gazing at summer slopes, the individuals wearing a beanie in 90 degree weather and the people who try to use their ski pass as a form of identification.

5 Steps to a Stress-Free Family Vacation

Home Away | Posted 07.05.2013 | Travel
Home Away

It's no secret vacations are important to families - or that they can be stressful. Our new HomeAway survey found that even though 46 percent of U.S. ...

What Recovery?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 07.09.2012 | Small Business

Although U.S. small business owners are optimistic about their businesses, with 69 percent rating the financial health of their own business as "good,...

Feel Safer Meeting Strangers Than Opening Email Attachments?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.29.2012 | Small Business

Today's consumers are highly aware they’re subject to Internet security risks. In fact, they're so conscious of it they feel safer meeting a strange...

Millennials Evaluate What's Cool

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 09.11.2012 | Small Business

Want to market to millennial consumers? Then play up their sense of themselves as "cool." According to a new report from Insites Consulting, "Cool Tod...

Single CEOs Take More Risks

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.29.2012 | Small Business

Single CEOs are more likely to take risks that could boost their businesses' bottom lines, but also increase volatility, according to a study by Nikol...

You'll Never Finish Your To-Do List -- And That's OK!

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.13.2012 | Small Business

Is your to-do list mocking you at the end of the day with its barely-crossed-off items or frantic scrawls? For better or worse, you're not alone. A Li...

How Long Will Customers Wait In Line Before Leaving?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.11.2012 | Small Business

How long are customers willing to wait for service in your retail store before they walk out? Not very long, according to the results of a new survey ...

Is Your Business Still Addicted To Paper?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.07.2012 | Small Business

Small-business owners often say they want to use cloud computing solutions or mobile technology to make their businesses more efficient, but they're n...

Is It Time To Start Spending?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.04.2012 | Small Business

Small-business owners who have been hoarding cash as a hedge against the uncertain economy are loosening their purse strings a bit, a new survey from ...

5 Things I Learned At National Small Business Week

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.01.2012 | Small Business

Every year since 1963, when President John F. Kennedy first made it official, the Small Business Administration has saluted the nation’s top busines...

Small-Business Owners Most Stressed By Running Business

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 06.01.2012 | Small Business

Running a small business is more stressful than anything else in a small-business owner's life -- including raising children -- according to a new sur...

Report: Your Mobile Strategy Stinks

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.30.2012 | Small Business

Small businesses are starting to recognize the importance of mobile marketing and m-commerce, but they still have a long way to go. According to the W...

Is Your Company's Data At Risk?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.29.2012 | Small Business

The growing trend toward BYOD (bring your own device) in the workplace is putting company data at risk, according to a survey by Mozy and Compass Part...

What My Dad Taught Me About Business

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.24.2012 | Small Business

I’ve met some of the most renowned entrepreneurs and business experts of our day. Some were disappointing in person, while others lived up to their ...

Your Inbox May Be Killing You

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.17.2012 | Small Business

Email overload may be doing more than driving you crazy -- it could be sending you to an early grave. Research from the University of California at Ir...

What's The Best Way To Target Moms?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 05.15.2012 | Small Business

How much do moms love their smartphones? Let's put it this way: Their husbands have good reason to be jealous. According to a new study about how moms...

What's The Most Annoying Part Of Business Travel?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.26.2012 | Small Business

If you dread business travel, you're not alone. A survey of frequent international travelers by Priority Pass found that trips typically get off to a ...

What Does It Take To Build A Great Team?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.24.2012 | Small Business

You’d be nuts to pay more for something that performs worse, right? Then maybe the next time you need to hire, consider promoting from within. Exter...

Should You Expect An Audit?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.23.2012 | Small Business

It may be a little late to dispensing tax advice, but often the best time to start preparing for next tax season is while the IRS is still fresh on yo...

Employees To Bosses: Hands Off Our Facebook Passwords!

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.18.2012 | Small Business

Googling job candidates and checking out their social networks has become a standard part of many companies' hiring process. This is especially import...

Is Your Site Tablet-Friendly?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.17.2012 | Small Business

Is your business website optimized for tablet use -- or do you just think it is? Consumers have high expectations about how websites should perform on...

Perk Employees Would Choose Over Spouses, Texting And Chocolate

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.16.2012 | Small Business

How much do American employees want to telecommute? So much that 5 percent of them would get a divorce in exchange for being able to work from home (w...

Is Spam A Threat To Your Business?

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.12.2012 | Small Business

Is spam a fact of your daily life? You're not alone. A survey of small and midsize companies by GFI Software found the spam problem isn't going away. ...

Is It OK To Date At The Office? Depends How Old You Are

The Huffington Post | Rieva Lesonsky | Posted 04.09.2012 | Small Business

Attitudes toward workplace romance are changing -- at least for Millennial employees. A whopping 84 percent of workers ages 18-29 say they would have ...