Are You Doing Enough for Your Business?

In running a business, you have a myriad of responsibilities on your plate. As such, you can’t afford to drop the ball on many of them. When you do, it can have a negative impact on your brand. So, is it time you did more for your business? Even when working as hard as you are, it may not be enough. What Kinds of Promotions Are You Engaged in? One of the big keys to being a successful owner is making sure your brand gets the proper promotions. With this in mind, do you feel as if you are doing...
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11 Foolproof Tips You Need to Design a Successful Logo

by Robert Clough Those famous golden arches. That swoosh mark. The smile on the side of your front-porch package.  There are some logos we can recognize from miles away. Then, there are those that leave us scratching our heads, wondering what exactly the brand represents. If you're at the helm of a small business, logo design matters more than you might think. It defines how customers perceive your brand and becomes a cornerstone of your identity.  Today, we're sharing 11 tips that can he...
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How to Overcome Major Disruptions in Your Work Life

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin. Major disruptions to our work lives can take any number of forms. You might get sick, married, start a certification class, or begin taking care of your parents. Your partner may go through a rough patch at work, or you might lose a loved one or get a new pet. Each experience is uniquely felt in terms of how much of an impact it has on our lives. For example, I’ve known people who have continued to work throughout treatment for major illness, a...
Tags: Work, Business, Life, Experience, Life Lessons, Lifehacks, NICU, Creative Giants, Productive Capacity, Jenn Labin, Angela Wheeler

One Solution to Planning College Expenses?

Nearly three years ago, I wrote, College Planning is Impossible (But Do It Anyway!). At the time My kids were just 2 and 3. The idea behind the article is that college costs vary so much, that there’s no easy way to plan for them. If you want to be aggressive you could save a ton of money in a 529 Plan. That’s assuming you have a ton of money… which most people don’t. The downside to that (other than the lack of a ton of money) is that if you put too much in, you have to deal with penalties ...
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Not Taking Time Off Is a Warning Sign | Sales Strategies

I was recently talking to a sales rep who told me he had not taken a vacation in 5 years. I could tell by the tone of his voice that he saw it as a badge of honor and was …Read More »
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