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    Four Benefits Of Re-Investing In A Business

    For businesses nowadays, simply surviving has taken precedence over thriving. With the many social and economic backhands that are thrown a company’s way, it can be hard to stay on two feet and come out the other side in one piece. There are many businesses that reinvest some or all of their profits back into the business and there are reasons why. Image Source Small businesses are at a disadvantage As a small business, the organization is already at a disadvantage in comparison to companies that are well established and flushed with money. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that approximately 20% of small businesses fail within the…

  • Steps to Making Your Website a Hit

    Whether you’ve set up a small scale website to sell a few home made products, or whether you’ve decided to go all out and set up a small business as your main means of income, you’re going to find that running a website entails a lot more time, effort and thought than you might have originally thought. At the same time, your website is going to generate the vast majority of your sales, so it really is important that you take steps to ensure that it looks its best, functions at its best and gets as much traffic as possible. Here are a few steps that you can take to…

  • How to Get Your Business More Involved in the Community

    It pays to get your business more involved in the community so you can give back and help those in need of support. Here are some very easy yet effective ways you can do this. Volunteer for Local Events Volunteering and getting hands-on experience are two of the best ways to get involved in your community. Choose a cause that’s important to you, like fundraising ideas for schools, and set up a day to volunteer together. In addition to helping the cause, you’ll be building team spirit and making the company a better place to work. Also, it’s a great way to show that your business supports good causes and the…

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    New Planner Time!! Hello #PurpleTrail

    Y’all remember last year when I had the opportunity to review PurpleTrail?  Well, I used it all year and it is truly my favorite planner to date, so I ordered one for this year too. I love a new planner. I have tried to use electronic calendars, but they just aren’t for me. I want a pretty planner. I want to make notes, I want to add stickers, I want… I want….I want….. As The Husband would say ‘A bottomless pit of wants and needs’.  Yup, that’s me. PurpleTrail is perfect for me. Why? Because I DESIGNED it for ME! After using my first one from October 2021 till now I…

  • How Bullet Journaling Can Help You Study

    Pexels – CCO Licence Most people know that they can use bullet journaling to he;p them be more organized in their personal and private lives, but what a lot of people do not realize is that you can also use your bullet journal to help you study more effectively. Whether you’re looking to study for your cycling certification or your master’s degree in business, you can use your bullet journals to ensure that your efforts are more fruitful and that you are able to study in a more effective and efficient way, which means you are far more likely to pass your exams with flying colors. If that sounds good…

  • Five Tips for A New Entrepreneur

    1. Find a mentor For a new entrepreneur, finding a mentor is critical. A mentor can provide guidance, support, and advice when it comes to starting and growing a business. They can help you navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship and provide valuable insights based on their own experiences.  Having a mentor can make a big difference in your success as an entrepreneur. If you don’t have one, make it a priority to find one. There are many ways to go about finding a mentor, such as networking, attending events, or taking classes.  Once you find someone you click with, nurture the relationship and make the most of it. 2. Build…

  • Tips to Reduce Fraud Incidents in Your Business: Proven Strategies for Success

    Businesses of all sizes are susceptible to fraud. In fact, it is estimated that businesses lose five percent of their annual revenue to fraud. That’s a lot of money! So, how can you protect your business from these costly incidents? By following these tips for reducing fraud in your company, you can minimize your risk and ensure the safety of your finances. Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko Understand What Fraud is and How it Can Happen in Your Business Fraud is defined as “dishonest or illegal activity undertaken to gain financial benefit.” There are many different types of fraud, but some of the most common include embezzlement, identity theft, and credit…

  • 9 Things To Keep In Mind If You’re Thinking About Starting A Business

    When it comes to starting your own business, there are many different approaches that can be taken. There is no one right way to do things, and the best approach for you will depend on your unique circumstances and goals.  Photo by Clark Tibbs on Unsplash Starting a business is no small feat. It requires careful planning, preparation, and execution. But with the right mindset and approach, it can be an immensely rewarding experience. Here Are A Few Things To Keep In Mind If You’re Thinking About Starting A Business: Define Your Goals And Objectives. What exactly do you want to achieve with your business? What are your long-term goals?…

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    Beyond Glasses and Classes! 4 Ways To Keep Mentally Sharp

    Image – CC0 License There seems to be an increase in attentional problems, perhaps due to the way of the world and the pandemic. There’s been a lot of talk about “pandemic brain” but also the fact that using devices has made a big impact on our ability to focus. We all need to keep our brains sharp, especially as we get older and the world appears to become more challenging. What are the ways to do this? Keep Learning If you are looking to keep your brain functioning better, especially if you are concerned about cognitive decline in old age, learning is crucial. It keeps your brain mentally active.…