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Is YOUR value depreciating unchecked?

With very few exceptions, business owners include a depreciation schedule when they file their taxes. We become very familiar with these forms. They are black-and-white evidence of the relentless loss of value. Brian Tracy he points out that there is perhaps an even more important item that continually loses value that never shows up (at […]

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This week in small business: How to beat your fears and cash in on a 1-start review

Get your productivity boosted, your hiring strategies improved, and your fears beaten into submission with this week’s collection of excellent business articles from around cyberspace. Leadership, management, and productivity Lauren Liss, who spearheads digital partnerships with companies like U.S. Card, Capital One, Uber, Netflix and others is the subject of this entry in Laura Emily […]

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The ABCs (and PDFs) of moving to a paperless office

  We’ve been talking about it for decades, but the idea of the paperless office still finds some resistance. However, with the dramatic increase of the use of mobile devices and virtual teams, eliminating as much paper pushing as possible is absolutely necessary to maintain a level of productivity that assures you are competitive in […]

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Is the 5-hour rule your ticket to greater success?

When you aren’t growing, it is virtually impossible for your business to grow. If you think about it for a moment, I believe that you’ll agree with that statement. As a business owner, you need to be discovering new opportunities and new ways to accomplish things. These both require innovative analyses of your business and […]

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When you need it done yesterday, it might be a job for a freelancer

Consider this scenario: You’re just about to walk out the door when you remember that you wanted to dress up your website to reflect the holiday weekend. If it doesn’t get done almost immediately, it will be too late. However, it’s not a problem. You shoot off a quick note to your web designer and […]

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How to Create an Office Environment That Works for Both Introverts and Extroverts

By Liz Greene Touted as the ultimate cooperative workspace, the open-office design has seen a surge in popularity since the late ’90s – but its promise of “innovation through collaboration” has proven to be a bit hyperbolic. Though extroverts have certainly thrived in these free-for-all office spaces, introverts have not only suffered, their ability to […]

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What’s your critical one-hour activity that you need to do every working day?

By Dan Coughlin The problem with business is busyness. We all face the challenge of keeping our work days from being eaten up with being busy. The angry customer calls, our boss wants something NOW, the computer breaks down, the package that was supposed to be delivered overnight somehow didn’t make it, and on and […]

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One Percent Edge #Podcast: Andy Fleming

Cultivating a Development Mindset to Make Your Company Grow with Andy Fleming Are you tired of hearing “That’s not my job”? Are you ready for a radical change in your employees’ work environment? Are you an employee yourself who wants to initiate a plan of action towards your own development? Congratulations! You are right on […]

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This week in small business: Easy, simple, and smart advice for success

Some wise folks were busy posting useful advice over the last week or so. I think you and your business plans will benefit from the easy, simple, and wise guidance in this collection of curated content. Leadership, management, and productivity I prefer easy over difficult, so I appreciated Gabriel Nathan’s article, The Easiest Ways To […]

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One Percent Edge #Podcast: Gary Bradt

Don’t Let Your Fear of Change Hold You Back with Gary Bradt Why do business leaders resist change? It is easy to see intellectually how change is a vital component of a successful business, but so often strong companies crumble because of a resistance to major change. So what is it that causes us to […]

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