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Believe it or not: nine entrepreneurship myths debunked

We know that your buddy’s sister’s neighbour may have said something once that made you reconsider the start-up you’ve been dreaming about, but it’s time to separate fact from fiction. Here are nine myths about entrepreneurship that we want to help you forget.

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How to take a vacation when you have a small business

Unplugging can seem impossible when you’re running a business, but taking that break is really important for your well-being—and that of your business. Here are some tips for how you can take a vacation with confidence.

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How to keep from burning out

As far as freelancers, contractors, or entrepreneurs are concerned, vacation days are kind of like Ferraris—you know they exist, you know some people have them, but they’re just not in your budget. But running a business (and waiting a few more years for that Ferrari) doesn’t mean you don’t deserve some time off.

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Call a stranger part four: inspiring a conversation

This month we’re exploring how to use the phone as an effective tool to grow your business. In the final part of our four-part series, Mary Jane Copps, owner of The Phone Lady, shares how to inspire a conversation when you call a stranger.

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Building an onboarding process for your new employee or contractor

Hiring your first employee or contractor is a big milestone—you’re busy and successful enough to need help! Here’s a guide to building a seamless onboarding process that will set your new hire up for success.

How to name your business

The name you choose for your small business can have a big impact on its success. This article covers some practical tips to help you choose a name that will make your business stand out and leave a great impression on your customers.

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So you got a chargeback. Now what?

It’s hard to know what to do when a customer files a chargeback after you’ve made a sale. In this post we go through six common reasons for chargebacks, how to prevent them from happening, and how to handle it if they do.

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Five valuable learning and development trends you need to know

Having a learning and development strategy is important for helping your employees retain knowledge and grow professionally. Here are five trends to consider as part of your employee training efforts.

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The marketing mix starter kit for new businesses

There’s a lot of noise out there about the best way to market a business—and as a brand new business, it’s easy to get lost. That’s why we pulled together the best tactics to build an easy-to-follow marketing starter kit for new business like yours.

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Call a stranger part three: empathy = conversation

This month we’re exploring how to use the phone as an effective tool to grow your business. In part three of our four-part series, Mary Jane Copps, owner of The Phone Lady, explains why empathy is the key to building a conversation.