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Work From Home Tips For Bosses

  • Stephanie Melnick
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WFH Tips for Bosses Like a lot of you, I’m mostly working from home and my team is working from their homes. Fortunately, I have an in-house IT team (my three teen and twenty-something daughters), my feline “assistants” who, when they’re not sitting on my keyboard or eating my plants, are great company, and convenient…

Reinvest Some Time And Energy Into Spring-Cleaning For Your Business 

  • Claudia Spice
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Reinvest Some Time And Energy Into Spring-Cleaning For Your Business Spring is officially here and with it have come some increasingly uncertain times. Everyone’s top priority should be staying home, staying safe and staying healthy. In addition to all of the handwashing and sanitizing, I am sure many of you are taking advantage of the…

Build Now, Grow Later

  • Stephanie Melnick
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Build Now, Grow Later We’ve been watching a lot of movies. My three daughters (a grad student, a college sophomore, and high school junior), my husband, and I have varied tastes. The kids are looking back, nostalgically, and watching The Muppets and Monsters Inc. My husband, a true life-long learner, will watch (almost) any documentary…

Start Your Business With The End In Mind

  • Topfloor
  • Business, Growth, Inspire
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Start Your Business with the End in Mind Blog by Jim Bernthal As you look at starting your business, you’re probably thinking about the work you will be doing every day. You’ll be thinking about how you will grow it and what kind of money it could be making for you. What you might not…

International Women’s Day: The Good… And The Bad

  • Stephanie Melnick
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International Women’s Day: The Good… And The Bad   Almost every day marks the “day of” something remarkable, important, or just odd. March alone has lots of these red-letter days, including the 6th National Day of Unplugging (urging us to take a break from screens of all sizes), 14th National Pi Day (suggesting we honor…

LLC vs. Corporation: Using Business Entities to Protect Yourself When Creating a Business

  • Stephanie Melnick
  • Business Structure, Legal
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LLC vs. Corporation: Using Business Entities to Protect Yourself When Creating a Business Last month I suggested three must-dos for 2020. Whether you’ve started tackling all or none of them, they are on your radar. But you don’t know what you don’t know. So, to help steer you toward the next steps, let’s take a…

3 Must-dos to Ensure Your Business & Brand are Legally Protected in 2020!

  • Stephanie Melnick
  • Business, Business Structure, Legal
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3 Must-dos to Ensure Your Business & Brand are Legally Protected in 2020! I love reading the best of lists published at the end of every year. Feeling particularly nostalgic this year with another decade in the rear view, I read my fair share. Everyone has their own best of movies, books, and music lists….

Four Questions To Ask Before Starting A Nonprofit

  • Sarah
  • Business Structure, Nonprofit
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Four Questions To Ask Before Starting A Nonprofit What is a nonprofit organization? A nonprofit is a legal entity that provides some sort of public benefit. The organization’s primary purpose cannot be to make a profit that will be distributed to shareholders but to fulfill the mission of the organization. While there are many ways…

Hiring Your First Employee

  • Kimberly Kane
  • Business, Growth, Hiring, HR
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Hiring Your First Employee There are a handful of days in each of our lives that we won’t forget. For a solopreneur, the day you hire your first employee is likely one of them. When I founded Kane Communications Group in 2013, I wasn’t sure I wanted employees. I launched my firm to provide strategic…

How do you build a KPI Driven Financial Reporting System?

  • Lorry Rifkin
  • Accounting, Business, Finance
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How do you build a KPI Driven Financial Reporting System? You build it backwards. What this means is you design all your KPI metrics you need to drive profitable growth first, and then design all the details to support quick, and easy access to those KPI’s. This requires complexity up front for simplicity and clarity…

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