2016

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Honing Your Business Skills

When I was just starting out in business, I felt like I could handle most things that came my way. I worked hard to troubleshoot issues like trouble employees and financial constraints, and I always came out on top. However, after the economy tanked, business became harder and harder, and I realized that I needed to find a different way to make things work. I decided to research different business plans, focus on honing the different skills that I already had, and hit the books again. This blog is all about honing your business skills and finding different ways to streamline your company.

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Use Booking Software To Increase Workplace Efficiency

18 October 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

"That's Fred's desk; you can't work there." This is a phrase commonly heard in office environments. Substitute, of course, your office curmudgeon's name for Fred, but you get the idea. The problem with assigning a desk to each worker in the office is that in today's technology-driven world, a person may be working off-site, or from home, or participating in a conference or teleconference, etc. Thus, you need a flexible working environment that allows workers to have access to resources when they need them but does not allow them to hog them when they are not using them. Read More …

Creating A Last-Minute Holiday Fund

17 October 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

The holidays are nearly continuous this time of the year, beginning with Halloween and ending after New Year's Day. Although you are sure to make some precious memories, they won't be cheap. Food, presents, and travel all add up. If you haven't saved any money for this year's festivities, you may be able to save your budget by selling items that you find around the house. Gold You don't have to give up your favorite jewelry pieces to make a little money. Read More …

Avoid A Hectic Move With Four Simple Tips

14 October 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

Whether you're relocating to a new city or downsizing to a smaller home and putting some items in a storage unit – moving is a lot of hard work. Although you might not be able to make the task effortless, there are at least a number of ways you can simplify the process. Don't Toss Out Your Old Clothing While prepping for your move, you probably collected a nice size pile of clothing that you want to get rid of. Read More …

How To Protect Your Art From Sun And Rain At Art Fairs And Farmer’s Markets

13 October 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

As an artist, your art is like your children; you do not want anything untoward to happen to it.  Your art is also your business, which means you produce a product and expect to sell it. Many venues where you can display and sell your art are usually outside and include art fairs and farmer's markets. While it is a very nice thing to be in the open air selling your art, there are tons of weather and natural hazards that can affect your art. Read More …

Taking A Closer Look At The Power Of Propane In An Agricultural Setting

11 October 2016
 Categories: Business, Blog

Even though a lot of modern farms have transitioned to electricity and natural gas for their agricultural needs, there are still about 830,000 farms in the US that rely on propane as their primary fuel source, and it is not without good reason. Propane is just as efficient as ever, and continued scientific development in this fuel industry means that this fuel source just continues to get better. If you own or manage a farm, it is wise to get to know just how beneficial propane can be on your property or in your business. Read More …