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Four Tips For Starting Your Own Business

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It can be exciting to make a plan to own your own business, but it can also be a fairly difficult process. Many business fail within the first year. While there are many reasons why businesses fail, it seems to make more sense to focus on how to get a good start so that maybe yours will be less likely …

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Shawn Achor: The Happiness Advantage

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. Who is Shawn Achor? [blockquote right=”pull-right”]”normal is merely average…”[/blockquote] Shawn Achor is the CEO of Good Think Inc., a Cambridge-based consulting firm which researches positive outliers — people who are well …

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9 Tips for Starting Your Own Business

If you’re ready to be your own boss, starting a business can be a great way to escape the daily grind and chase your passion. If you don’t have any experience in running a company, however, you might find it more challenging than you expected from your fantasies inside your cubicle. If you want to start your own business and …

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Different Management Structures (and the Pros and Cons of each)

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In all organization, effective management is key to growth and success. This is because good management principles encourage goal-setting, planning, team-work as well as the effective implementation of projects. As a result, there’s clear direction for the organization through the communication of its vision. To this end, management structures ensure organizational growth and profitable returns for stakeholders. Choosing the right …

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The Future of Virtual Meetings

The Internet has spearheaded the movement towards instant forms of communication since its early days. Email, message boards and instant messaging software have been helping people to connect more conveniently for decades. It’s the success of these technologies that has driven innovators to come up with new methods, protocols and options for bridging the gap between people using the avenues …

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Experiential Marketing & Technology for Trade Shows

‘Experiential Marketing’ is just a fancy way to say interactive exhibits. Especially in the competitive atmosphere of most tradeshows, an interactive display or proposal to passers-by can be the difference that makes or breaks how well performing your brand is at the show. It’s simply not a place for the faint of heart, or those without great plans and tools …

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Avoid Being Sued: 3 Ways to Protect Your Business

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Running your own business is hard enough without having to think about the risks of being sued someday. Thankfully, though, there are steps that you can take to protect your business and avoid being sued. Continue reading to learn more about what you can do to keep your business safe and to continue operating without having to worry about dealing …

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Facebook is so much more than just Facebook

Facebook CEO and Founder Mark Zuckerberg posted the following on his profile page earlier today… “I’m excited to announce we’ve completed construction of our first full scale aircraft, Aquila, as part of our Internet.org effort. Aquila is a solar powered unmanned plane that beams down internet connectivity from the sky. It has the wingspan of a Boeing 737, but weighs …

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Keeping an Eye on the Market with Forex Apps

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One of the aspects of Forex trading is the fact that it is a fast paced market and there are likely to be fluctuations in currencies several times throughout the trading day. As a result, traders need to be on top of rises and drops in currency values in real-time as they happen. This is the only effective way to …

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IBM Expands Reach to African Entrepreneurs with Innovation Space @ iHub

At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit co-hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama in Kenya this weekend, IBM announced a new innovation and collaboration space at iHub – the heart of Nairobi’s tech community. Tapping expertise from IBM’s existing Innovation Centre and Research Lab in Kenya, the new IBM Innovation Space @ iHub will be an open working environment for software developers …

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