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  • Across all industries, the majority of startups will fail within their first several years. Some flop right away, while others enjoy a few fleeting moments of success before crashing and burning, but the fact remains that any new venture is more likely to sink than swim.

    3 Big Reasons Startups Fail (and How to Avoid Them)

    Across all industries, the majority of startups will fail within their first several years. Some flop right away, while others enjoy a few fleeting moments of success before crashing and burning, but the fact remains that any new venture is more likely to sink than swim.
  • Women get a bad rap in the work world, and we don’t have to look much further than pop culture for examples. Take, for example, the famous caricature of Anna Wintour in “The Devil Wears Prada.”

    8 Habits of Respected Businesswomen

    Women get a bad rap in the work world, and we don’t have to look much further than pop culture for examples. Take, for example, the famous caricature of Anna Wintour in “The Devil Wears Prada.”
  • It's easy to tell when employees are completely checked out of their jobs. They show up late (or not at all), complain about simple tasks, and produce subpar results when asked to do something.

    The Things Bosses Do That Inspire Employee Commitment

    It's easy to tell when employees are completely checked out of their jobs. They show up late (or not at all), complain about simple tasks, and produce subpar results when asked to do something. 
  • Customer loyalty in the travel industry is not what it used to be. With increased transparency on comparative prices and easier access to booking tools, travelers are increasingly loyal to those that provide the best prices and experiences.

    How to Generate Real Customer Loyalty in the Travel Industry

    Customer loyalty in the travel industry is not what it used to be. With increased transparency on comparative prices and easier access to booking tools, travelers are increasingly loyal to those that provide the best prices and experiences.
  • Want to be an effective leader? To be a good boss, you need to be a skilled communicator.

    Avoiding Buzz Talk at Work

    Want to be an effective leader? To be a good boss, you need to be a skilled communicator.

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  • Believe it or not, successful people have bad days, too. The difference is they don’t let their feelings dictate their actions. Remembering that emotions are temporary, they have a singular focus -- to serve a larger vision.

    5 Insanely Inspirational Quotes for Entrepreneurs

    Believe it or not, successful people have bad days, too. The difference is they don’t let their feelings dictate their actions. Remembering that emotions are temporary, they have a singular focus -- to serve a larger vision.  
  • During tax season, many business owners provide me their tax data in various ways: boxes of receipts, clumps of expenses stapled together with adding machine tape totaling each type of expense, or a listing of income and expenses in a spreadsheet format.

    Why Your Business Should Use Accounting Software

    During tax season, many business owners provide me their tax data in various ways:  boxes of receipts, clumps of expenses stapled together with adding machine tape totaling each type of expense, or a listing of income and expenses in a spreadsheet format. 

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