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Stop Complaining About Daylight Savings Time (and Start Being Excited About This Instead)

The Monday after Daylight Savings time is rough. Not only did you lose a precious hour of your Sunday, but this morning you are sleepy. It is times like these when people often wonder, ‘what is the point of Daylight Savings Time?’ And while it is interesting to ask this question, it is more intriguing …

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CUE: Who We Are and How We Help Small Businesses

    The availability of cloud solutions are driving down the cost of software, making products more available to businesses at a variety of price points: you no longer need to be a large corporation to afford software to manage your business. The good news: small business can become faster, more efficient, more precise, and …

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8 Things to Be Thankful for as a Small Business Owner

There are so many things to keep track of every day and every month while running your business that time can slip by and we forget what really matters. Let’s take a moment to be thankful for all the things that make being a small business owner so great! Customers When you have loyal customers, …

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4 Personal Branding Tips for Small Business Owners

  What do Neil Patel, Seth Godin, and Gary Vaynerchuk have in common? They’ve all created amazing personal brands around their ideas and expertise, that not only power their businesses but have also established them as thought leaders in their industry. Many small business owners underestimate the power of brand building. Personal branding allows you …

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5 Tips for Effective Communication in Your Small Business

  In business, if you fail to communicate, you fail. And the special difficulty in small business is that you’re required to be an effective communicator in a wide variety of settings to a diverse group of people. For these reasons, it’s always wise to be on the lookout for practical tips for effective communication. …

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5 Big Mistakes Your Small Business Keeps Making — And How to Correct Them

  Small businesses are making a lot of mistakes that could have a major impact on their team members and bottom line. Terry Duncan, president of Duncan Management Consulting Services, has seen many of these mistakes first hand, and has guided many clients to correct these various issues. Of course, it would be unrealistic to …

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10 Things Your Small Business Data Breach Response Plan Must Have

The 2016 State of SMB Cybersecurity Report from cybersecurity software company Keeper found hackers have breached half of the 28 million small businesses in the U.S. With small businesses becoming increasingly under cyber-security and data breach threats, it’s vital they have a comprehensive and solid data breach response plan in place. What You Need in …

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5 Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination

Chances are that at this very moment you’re procrastinating on something. Maybe you’re even reading this article to do so. A while back, I took a year to experiment with every piece of personal productivity advice I could find. In becoming hyperaware of how I spent my time, I noticed something: I procrastinated a lot …

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6 Steps to Keep Your Company Data Secure in the Cloud

No business is completely immune to attack. But if you apply the strongest and most wide-ranging tactics to fight off potential invasions, you’re more likely to discourage such attempts and minimize any damage that might occur. Among the most effective data security techniques for businesses that utilize the cloud are: Devising difficult-to-guess passwords Most professionals …

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3 Out-of-the Box Business TED Talks

TED talks contain a wealth of information and advice about how to improve your life and your business. Some of the ideas are directly applicable to only one problem, while others have cross-disciplinary possibilities. In his book ‘The Medici Effect,’ Frans Johannson argues that some of humanity’s most break-through insights come from an intersection of …

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