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Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Franchises That Don’t Cost a Lot

Here are 15 great franchises that don’t cost much to buy or operate.

Career

How to Negotiate a Good Starting Salary

Many job applicants settle for less salary than they deserve. How to get more…

Career

Ask the Right Questions When You Leave a Job

Employers often conduct exit interviews with employees who are leaving. They ask the soon-to-be-former employees their opinions about the workplace,…

Common Threads

In Defense of Brick-and-Mortar Stores: 5 Simple Ideas for Retailer Success

Attention retailers: Stop blaming Amazon because you can’t get it right. It seems there is an announcement about store closures…

Common Threads

Businesses Have It Wrong on Millennials

It’s easy to blame the millennials and their alleged self-absorbed, attention-depleted, immediate gratification–demanding ways for why it seems these young…

Career

Job Hunting Over 50?

Conventional wisdom says that it’s hard to find a good job after age 50. Employers are said to consider older…

Earning Extra Income

Acting for Fun and Profit

How to get parts in commercials, TV shows and movies Wouldn’t it be fun to be in the movies? You…

Common Threads

Don’t Just Inspire the “Millennials”…Inspire Everyone

It’s all about the millennials—how to hire them…how to keep them…how to motivate them. I read a wonderful article recently…

Common Threads

Tuesday Talks: Reconnecting with Your Passion In The Midst of The “Daily Grind”

I went for a walk today with one of the more junior people on my staff. It’s a ritual that…

Common Threads

The Girl Who Wrote The Note

True story: When my daughter arrived at her summer internship at a large financial institution, she discovered that she was…

Career

Questions to Ask During a Job Interview

Successful job interviews aren’t interrogations, they’re conversations. Asking the right questions of a prospective employer can improve your understanding of…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

How to Succeed as Your Own Boss—Avoid These 6 Mistakes

Many people dream of saying good-bye to their bosses and becoming self-employed, but those who give it a go often…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Protect Your Business from Bad Reviews

If you own a small business, you’re probably very aware that disgruntled customers vent their displeasure on websites such as…

Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

The 5 Most Important Lessons for Entrepreneurs from the Shark Tank

Do you ever think that you could come up with a smart idea that will make you millions of dollars?…

Career

Relieve Tooth Pain Fast

When someone is grimacing and holding his or her face in the general mouth area, it usually means tooth pain…