How to Attract and Retain the Best Talent to Your Team

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A battle is raging on. It’s the scramble for great talent. Businesses are in an all-out race to attract and retain the best talent, and with good reason, research indicates that superior employees and freelancers do more work and are up to 8 times more productive. If we use the 80/20 principle, it’s evident that a few workers will end up producing the most results. […]

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7 High-demand Freelance Skills for 2018

High-demand Freelancer Skills

Freelancing is on the uptrend with one estimate putting the number of freelancers at 35% of the workforce. Being your boss, ability to set your hours and the potential to work from anywhere are some of the enticing perks to most freelancers. Advances in technology and globalization are also pushing businesses to rethink their employment policies. With that in mind, some skills have emerged as […]

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The Digital Entrepreneur Time Trap

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60 minutes an hour, 24 hours a day, 365 days in a year. That’s all we get. Subtract sleep related hours. What remains is allotted to everything else. Raising a family, spending quality time with friends, to running a business and conquering your industry. No wonder entrepreneurs dream of a special day with 27 hours! What is Time? The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines time as “the […]

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How to Invest Like a Pro

Smart investing isn’t just the domain of investment gurus, hedge fund managers and Wall Street veterans. It’s in the field of achievement for everyone dedicated enough. You need to understand what makes investments tick. Take advantage of available information to improve their portfolios as well. Over time, a few principles have emerged. Successful investors worldwide use them to improve the yields and income from their […]

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How an Accountant Can Save Your Business

Accountants are in the business of recording financial transactions and extracting key insights from that data. In short, they have a bird’s eye-view of your entire business and the pressure points that can be your sinking points. That’s why you need them and why they will save your business. Forget what you have heard about accountants “counting beans” and enforcing austerity. When it comes to […]

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4 Steps to Escape an Unproductive Rut

Life is difficult. It comes with no manual. We are supposed to figure out most of the stuff on our own and then make a meaningful life out of that. Truth is, we fail. We fail often. Things don’t always go as planned. Situations don’t always work out as imagined. What we imagined our lives would be doesn’t always materialize. It’s not a bad thing […]

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Benefits of Living a Mindful Life

Not long ago I lost a friend. One minute he was visiting and laughing with friends, the next he was gone. For good. Dead. The first thought that went through my mind was the last time I saw him. I was in such a hurry. I wanted to go somewhere. Looking back, wherever I went wasn’t all that important. Otherwise I would remember it. Folks […]

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