Posts Tagged“tips”

localblox

Many business owners dream of heading a multi-national corporation that does business all over the world ― but not every business owner hopes for such a global reach. In fact, most small-business owners are perfectly happy with reliable, albeit modest profits from one or two locations in their hometowns. Yet, with the vast majority of business content repeating the mantra “Expand or Die!” it can seem like a risky business decision to stay small in this economy. However, those articles are forgetting the advantages of staying local. It is possible to survive and thrive as a small, local business; here’s…

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Photo by US State Department courtesy CC user Liftarn on Wikimedia Commons Family holidays can be a lot of fun. There’s the anticipation and excitement of going to a new place and exploring sights and sounds that you’ve never experienced before. To make it even better, you get to take your children with you, and you can have fun discovering all the hidden treasures a new location has to offer. Unfortunately, some children do not travel well. The thought of traveling, either by plane or by road, for a long period of time, simply terrifies them. Flying can be especially scary…

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You might be able to distinguish Pepsi and Coke, but that doesn’t mean you are a world-class taster. In fact, if you regularly consume processed foods like sodas and frozen meals, you could be doing damage to your taste buds by overloading them with sugars and salts. These powerful tastes are everywhere in our modern diets, and they tend to overwhelm our tongues, impeding our ability to savor subtler and more exciting flavors. There is more to life than sweet and salty. Instead of accepting an atrophied sense of taste, you can take the following steps to regrow your taste…

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There are three things that entrepreneurs can leverage to maximize productivity and growth Anything that has a steep learning curve and is critical to your operation is best left to a qualified professional. Financial tasks fall squarely into this category. For example, ADP business payment solutions offer financial options that are continuously evolving. Clients feel better knowing their finances are being managed properly. Just make sure to schedule regular check-ins to review the financials yourself. Tasks that are administrative are easy to hand off to a virtual assistant. Benefits of Outsourcing Rather Than Staying In-House or Handling It Yourself Still not convinced that outsourcing is the best solution? Then consider these benefits:…

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The first Sunday of February is a national holiday. Everyone gathers around the neighborhood’s biggest screen to watch the two best teams duke it out. However, just because everyone has a Super Bowl party to attend on Super Bowl Sunday doesn’t mean that everyone enjoys the event. In fact, sports cynics and kids usually spend the holiday muttering sullenly to one another while the game of the year rages on for three-plus hours. This year, while the nation’s teams continue to battle for a chance at the playoffs — let alone the Super Bowl — you can start planning a…

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In terms of saving money there is a definite need to be a bit flexible. This could mean shopping around, or it could mean changing a detail you’re used to, such as where you shop. When you’re looking at finding a cheap holiday, then switching a few details around could be the key to keeping money in your pocket. A lot of the time, the price is the deal breaker for holidays, because if you can’t find one to suit your budget, then you’re basically not going away! Holidays are important, and I don’t believe them to be a luxury.…

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In the past generation, many students have gone to college as if they were on autopilot, naively assuming that they could redeem their diploma at the end for a well-paying career that would also serve as a never-ending fountain of self-fulfillment. These days, present grads are struggling to find their place in the working world due to their myopic approach, but you can learn from their misfortune by decided to learn how to go to university the smart way. Here are several ways that you can go into post-secondary education as intelligently as possible…   Take a year off after…