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    Buying Business Insurance? Here’s What You Need to Know

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    Operating a business is a risky venture, as even some of the most seasoned entrepreneurs aren’t guaranteed success. There’s so much to account for when running a business of any size, such as winning over customers, keeping margins high and competing in a crowded field. Those are all things the business owner has some degree …

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    Policies to Remain in Good Standing

    The Wells Fargo Bank fraudulent activities was a jaw dropping news event. We are all aware of protecting passwords online, but the bank magnified potential problems ahead. Upon walking into a bank, one normally trusts the tellers employed to handle bank accounts. The question becomes, is this a unique occurrence or might it happen again? …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Reputation Management, Social Media

    Transform Dark Days into Opportunity

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    Your reaction to particularly awful days can make or break future success. The better action to take is to remain as calm as possible. Take quiet time to analyze how far you have come. Think about the twists and turns, and what currently has you stopped in your tracks.

    Numerous conversations revealed that many almost …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    Are Your Silent thoughts Providing New Direction?

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    Logical thinkers who use analytics and hard facts 100% of the time may well dismiss the following insight. However, it is always best to take into consideration the ideas of those who think the exact opposite of you. Why?

    Should you be open to one new idea, it may prove to be an idea that …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, People

    Secure Your Data Before It’s Too Late

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    Any data — or information — you produce in the digital space is considered a record. This includes social media data, emails, local and cloud-based files and much more.

    Believe it or not, even the most mundane information can be used against you if it falls into the wrong hands. Your address, full name and …

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    Why Your Staff All Hate HR (and what to do about it)

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    The perfect medium between a company and its employees, an entire department dedicated to keeping your employees engaged, or the secret henchmen of the boss, there to do all the dirty work for the guys at the top.

    So, which is it?

    The truth is, in a business world where leaders and managers are increasingly …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, management, Recruitment

    Improve Results for Offered Opportunities

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    Opportunities seem to be rare until the first one or two are presented. And then many more soon follow. This necessitates declining most offers in order to select the best due to the need for being time efficient and productive.

    Strategies to Consider:

    Consistency with values and priorities All messaging conveys your personal brand Pay…
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    9 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Before Investing in Commercial Real Estate

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    Is commercial real estate (CRE) a good investment for entrepreneurs? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer. While CRE can provide investors with better returns than residential properties (an average of six percent to 12 percent annually versus one percent to four percent in residential properties), they also require more of an initial cash outlay.

    Entrepreneurs need to …

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    10 Ways to See Your Brand With Fresh Eyes

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    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.

    1. Let Someone Else Do the Looking 

    It’s really difficult …

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    10 Habits to Stay Cognizant of Your Brand’s Competition

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    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.

    1. Sign Up for Their Newsletters

    I sign up for …

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