Inspiration

Articles about the entrepreneur lifestyle, productivity, and how to grow professionally.

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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.

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Six ways to keep a healthy work-life balance

People talk a lot about work-life balance, but what does that mean when you’re a small business owner? We’ve got six tips you can follow to become more efficient with your time, and help you feel more balanced across all of your priorities.

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Five ways to ignite your creativity (without spending money)

For most people, creative inspiration comes from travelling, a great concert, a business conference—things that usually cost a pretty penny. In case none of those things were part of your business budget this month, here are five ways you can arouse your creativity without pulling out your credit card.

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

Want to make the most of that summer downtime? Look no further than this list of great small business books and podcasts that will help you boost productivity, build skills, and get inspired for the next stage in your business journey.

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The advantages of working somewhere other than your couch (and ideas to get you started)

One of the perks of being your own boss is you have the flexibility to choose where you work. That being said, working from home isn’t always effective. In this article we cover other places you can work and why they’ll help you be more successful.

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Technology for your business: Friend or foe?

Technology makes us more productive, right? While it’s true that lots of productivity tools help us stay organized, the other side is that the constant interruptions from the apps we use can actually hurt our progress. Learn how to use technology the right way to benefit your business.

Great entrepreneurs from history: part two

We’ve got even more entrepreneur stories to inspire you on your path to greatness in part two of our series.

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Great entrepreneurs from history: part one

Looking for some inspiration to start your journey as an entrepreneur? These stories of the great entrepreneurs from history are sure to spark your creativity.

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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.