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Year long New Year’s resolutions

This year why not depart from that familiar pattern of making and breaking a big resolution. Instead, try our recommendation for building a set of year-long resolutions you’ll love to keep.

Eight entrepreneurs share their biggest 2018 takeaways

Looking back at the year can be an extremely valuable exercise for many of us, but it’s especially useful for new small business owners. Celebrating your wins can help you recognize the great business choices you made, and acknowledging your losses can help you avoid making the same mistakes twice. We spoke to eight entrepreneurs […]

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Productivity continued: Eight techniques to help you stay focused

Entrepreneurs get overwhelmed by competing priorities, and multitasking often just leads to a lot of wasted time. Here are eight tried-and-true techniques for focusing your energy and making progress on the things that really matter.

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17 productivity tools to help maximize your time (and simplify your life)

When you’re running a business, every hour counts. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of tools and apps that will help you stay focused, prioritize your work, and become more efficient with your time.

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The art of running a business without ruining relationships

They say it takes a village to grow a business, and that means hard work is required from the entrepreneur and their friends and family. We’ve got a list of tips to help business owners and loved ones alike keep their relationships strong.

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You are getting sleepy, very sleepy—or not!

Running your own businesses isn’t a normal 9-5, and many entrepreneurs find themselves burning the midnight oil. Learn why sleep is important for small business owners and how getting into the right sleep schedule can benefit your business.

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Stress and project management: How to navigate when under a time crunch

Running a business means being pulled in a lot of different directions, and wearing many hats. This post walks you through tips to help manage your competing priorities so that you can minimize your stress.

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Spooky business: Four entrepreneurs who were haunted by a dream

For small business owners, the idea of giving up their dreams is scarier than zombies, vampires, and unpaid invoices combined. This Halloween, we asked some entrepreneurs about their scariest moments—the times they almost quit (but then didn’t, because they ain’t afraid of no ghosts).

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Five ways entrepreneurs can make relevant connections

Self-employment is a growing career path, which makes networking a really important skill to master. Here are five tips on how to network in today’s world, and how it can help you find clients, grow your skills, and get support as an entrepreneur.

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Seven communication skills you need to pay the bills

When you’re running a small business, communication skills are essential. Whether you’re trying to get funding, pitching to a potential client, or even negotiating with suppliers or vendors, your communication skills may be the reason you are (or aren’t) successful. Here are seven areas to work on to ensure you’re the former, and not the latter.

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The ultimate small business autumn reading (and listening!) guide

No matter where you are with your business—dreaming about it, launching it, or actively running it—these books and podcasts should help you reach your next goal.

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Seven ways to eat healthy no matter how busy you are

Healthy eating may seem like a daunting task when you’re always on the go, but it’s easier than you think. Follow these seven tips on how to develop and maintain healthy habits no matter how busy your days (or nights) may be.

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10 inspiring quotes from female business leaders

If you’re dreaming of owning a business but not confident in your leadership skills, it helps to hear some inspiring advice from the people who’ve already taken that leap. Learn from the wise words of 10 inspiring female leaders.

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Seven ways to maintain your mental health while running a business

Running a business is hard enough, but trying to do it while battling mental health issues is not only difficult, but dangerous. Here are seven ways you can keep mentally healthy, even as an entrepreneur.

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The nine best books and podcasts for customer service inspiration

Most businesses today want to put their customers’ needs first and build strong relationships. Learn how to give your customers the best experience every time with actionable insights from these great resources.