Do Introverts Make Better Entrepreneurs?

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When it comes to being an entrepreneur, personality plays a large role in how successful a person can be. The majority of people lean very definitely towards an introverted personality. That’s not to say that their quiet demeanor should be mistaken for “mousiness”.

Introverts get their inspiration from abstract thoughts and concepts. When they are quiet, it is because they are in deep thought, contemplating the best solution to a problem. They do not allow outside distractions to veer them off course. Continue reading

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Tips for Building the Perfect Entrepreneurial Team

Entrepreneurs often start solo, whether it’s in their parent’s basement or garage. But over time, as their business idea gains some traction and becomes a living, breathing life form, they get barraged with a variety of tasks and responsibilities that simply cannot be tackled by one person. As a result, entrepreneurs often have to transition from their solo act to a business team.

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Google, Sidewalks and the PR of Innovation

All due respect to mighty Apple, it’s tough to argue that any company is working harder than Google to combine innovation and domination of the digital world. Google doesn’t always win with its ideas – cough, cough Google Glass – but, no matter how many times they strike out, they keep coming back into the box for another swing.

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Guide on a 30 Day Challenge to Cut back on Coffee

While coffee can be healthy in moderation, few people actually enjoy a cup only once or twice a month. Most coffee consumers drink coffee immediately upon waking up to avoid the dreaded caffeine withdrawals. Withdrawals can begin in just a few hours after a missed cup, and the effects of withdrawals are severely debilitating. These effects include migraines, an inability to focus, plus irritability. Even without the withdrawal, coffee can cause a racing heart, unclear thoughts, and uneven energy levels throughout the day. To see if you function better without coffee, follow this 30 day guide to effortlessly cut back your coffee consumption!

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Your Company Name is Lame : Tips for Rebranding

Having the right name for your business is so important because it encourages people to want to make use of your company and services. Your current business name might simply be lame, and this can negatively affect your entire company in more ways than just one. There are a few ways you can tell if your business name needs a change. If you’re noticing that revenue is not what you expect or that people are not responding well to your business in general, it could simply be the name. Changing it can definitely help to keep things flowing for your company. Here are 4 Tips on Business Name Changes.

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6 Things I’ve learned on Saving for Retirement

One of the most serious issues that many people face in their lives is retirement. For some people, the idea of retirement is always a far off situation that they do not think about until retirement time is directly in front of them. However, retirement changes the way many people live because they do not plan for retirement. Many people retire and discover that they do not have enough money to live the way they have been living before retirement.

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March Yields Less Private Sector Jobs Than ADP Predicts

Job growth is the engine that keeps the American economy moving forward. Ever since the recession several years ago, the United States has continued to struggle to regain all of the jobs lost from the recession. Although the unemployment rate continues to improve there are still drastically fewer people in the work force than in 2007. This is an issue because that output of the economy is based on worker productivity and job availability. There are essentially two parts to the monthly jobs report, the public and private sector. The private sector is measured by the ADP and helps to show the projected growth of jobs in the future.

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A Guide to Business Casual Men in NYC

When it comes to fashion in New York City, the rules are always changing. What is in vogue one day will be completely out of style the next day. However, this doesn’t just apply to women. Men have to deal with trends that are constantly changing as well. For men who shun the hipster look and prefer to go business casual, finding ways to breathe new life into that same old business professional look can be stressful. However, it can be done if you know the right tips and tricks. Here are some tips on achieving the perfect business casual look in NYC.

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Top 5 Twitter Follows in the Finance Industry

If you want to keep up with the latest financial news and analysis, Twitter can be very useful. This social network allows you to browse through tweets and click on links that interest you, which is more efficient than surfing many different websites. Fortunately, many of the world’s top financial experts and organizations are on Twitter. The following are the five top accounts to follow on Twitter if you want to increase your financial savvy.

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How to Hire in the Finance Industry

With global markets shifting rapidly on a daily basis, the finance industry is more exciting and challenging than ever. Finance corporations are expanding exponentially, but it is important to recruit and hire the best candidates for this type of career. Here are some tips to keep in mind when interviewing and hiring new employees in the finance sector.

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Top Growing Franchises in 2015

A large number of entrepreneurs start an independent business every year. However, few survive the freshman year. Statistics prove that the new franchise owner is more successful than the independent business owner. A franchise makes it possible for the owner to work with an established name and distribute their products. Certainly, owning a franchise is the ultimate key to success. However, it is important to own a franchise that is growing and shows signs that it will continue to grow well into the future. These franchises offer the best opportunities for success. Let’s take a look at the top growing franchises in 2015.

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