The power of saying, “I’m sorry”

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I was walking along at a pretty good clip, a quarter of the way through my daily walk when I met her. Almost clear of the driveway, I caught, out of the corner of my eye, a sedan barreling my way.

Its pilot blissfully unaware that I existed, her hair the same shade of blue as her car, she backed out onto the street probably thinking of a million things that she needed to accomplish that day. And now, it appeared as though running me over was one of them. As the rear quarter panel of her car Read More…

Are You Dressed to Impress or for Trouble?

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Office dress codes have always been a hot topic, especially for women.

One of the concerns is that there may be a double standard on expectations for how women dress over what men wear.

Sometimes this double standard seems to be spelled out while other times it may be implied through comments by co-workers and supervisors. It’s often difficult for women to know what is appropriate and acceptable.

Controversial Topic for Many

Salary.com conducted a survey about dress codes and how they affect the workplace.

Many of the respondents felt that often dress codes were never strictly enforced Read More…

Plug in to Importance of Computer Knowledge for Your Business

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As a business owner, what are your greatest needs?

Safe to say, many running companies these days still lack all the resources necessary to run their office computers, business website and more.

Whether due to finances or not seeing the bigger picture of how important computer knowledge is to a company’s fortunes especially in 2014 and beyond, some business owners need to stop and rethink their approach to technology.

If you’re running a business where technology is on the back burner, consider the following:

Not being computer savvy and relevant likely means you are losing potential and even some Read More…

Make It Your Business to Market Apps

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Would you like to encourage both sales and customer loyalty at the press of a button or the tap of a screen?

A mobile app can help your business do both those things. We live in a mobile world, with people using their phones for everything from finding the best deals to finding a local restaurant.

Developing and marketing your own app means your brand is there when consumers are searching for a business like yours.

If you’re ready for your business to go mobile, start with these four steps….

Create an App Worth Marketing

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Are You Spilling Money Away?

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You’ve got your business going quite well.

It’s just you and yourself, working from your home, but you’ve got some great clients and accounts. Maybe your business is a bit bigger and you’ve got a few employees and a nice office.

Here’s one thing you need to make sure you have, as well, no matter the size of your business – insurance.

Why do you need insurance if your business is small?

No matter the size of your business, if you are working with anyone, you should have insurance.

If a client comes to your home to meet with Read More…

Why Business Cards Still Matter

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If you’re a tech-savvy, online-shopping, social media-sharing internet junkie like much of the rest of the world, you probably wonder why some businesses still rely on business cards.

We live in a time where the world is at our fingertips – literally – thanks to the internet. You can find company information, contact pages, product information and more with just the click of a button.

So, how do business cards still fit in?

Surprisingly, a Small Business Sentiment Survey conducted by Yodle found that roughly 52 percent of small businesses still don’t have a website. And, in North Read More…

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