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    5 Reasons Startups Can’t Afford to Ignore Big Data

    Planning is important for any business, startups especially. The uncertainty of a startup’s trajectory makes preparation essential for navigating choppy waters. During the startup and planning phases, some startups make the mistake of not implementing big data into their business plan. In reality, big data can be extremely influential in a startup’s success.

    Big data …

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    How to Swing Back After a Business Venture Goes Awry

    Even many of the most successful entrepreneurs have the experience of a business venture going wrong. The intricacies of business can cause a venture to falter, even if you’re not directly responsible for the downfall. Unfortunately, the many moving cogs of a new venture can cause you to overlook essential factors, resulting in a regretful …

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    6 Tips for Doing International Business

    Technology has connected our world more than ever before. Now we can enjoy easier international travel and exchange of goods and services overseas.

    If you run a company in the United States, it may be time to start thinking about expanding your global reach beyond the US and into international territory. That step may seem …

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    Tips for Protecting Your Small Business

    Whereas big businesses tend to have a variety of well-staffed departments devoted to the legal, physical and digital protection of their business, small business owners often must take a more hands-on approach to protecting their operations. Small businesses face unique challenges and risks that their larger counterparts do not, making encompassing protection an extreme priority.…

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    Challenges Unique To The Entrepreneurial Woman

    Women entrepreneurs are not new to the American workforce. While the laws that protect women in the corporate world have been hard won and are still being fought for, modern-day business has significantly benefited from the activity of female entrepreneurs and business leaders.

    You can trace the feminine presence in the workforce as far back …

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    Do You Embrace Change?

    It was astonishing to learn that a previously successful speaker could not easily transition to the newer way of doing business. Ironically, the newer way includes being social online, and we all know that is no longer new. You can guess he is rapidly moving backward and doesn’t know what to do.

    “Recognizing a problem …

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    Develop Leadership Capability by Taking Responsibility

    Have you ever been in meetings where someone backs away by essentially saying ‘that’s not my job’ although it is? Taking responsibility for areas related to your job is essential for maintaining credibility. At the very least, offer to make an introduction to the person in charge. When you wish to advance your career or …

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    When the Grass Seems Greener

    Life sometimes feels too stressful and serious. The pressure we put on ourselves, in addition to that of partners, management, and employers, will add considerable stress.

    One good remedy is to call a good friend who understands the situation and can provide sound suggestions. With nearby friends, arrange to meet on occasion for lunch or …

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    If You Have Only One Week What Will You Do?

    If one week is all you have left, what will you do? Many frequently forget to appreciate what is in front of them while time slips away. Too many disturbances get in the way having most people choosing to remain in their comfort zone.

    Is there any reason you can’t do all of what you …

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    4 Things to Consider Before Expanding Your Business

    Expanding your business can be a challenging time. When you’re opening a new store, taking on new clients or looking for ways to grow the number of products or services you offer, you’re going to feel like you’re under quite a bit of pressure. However, if approached appropriately, that pressure can push you to be …

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