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Reassessing Career Goals Given Workforce Trends

To work for yourself, or work for someone else, that is the question in today’s ever-changing workforce landscape. Of course, there are pros and cons to each. There are also different priorities depending on your age and stage in life. As you consider your options, here are some interesting observationsRead More

I Want to Work from Home …or do I?

So, you want to launch your own home-based business? Congratulations! Running your own business from home can be a very rewarding experience for many reasons including having better work-life balance, flexible hours, and low overhead costs. It may also be nice to wear what you’re most comfy in! Still, aRead More

12 Days of a Self-Employment Christmas

In honor of the Christmas season, we have come up with our own version of the 12 Days of Christmas, celebrating some of what it takes to run a business during the holiday season. Feel free to sing along and share your favorite parts of being self-employed during the holidays!

Your Year-End Checklist for Business Owners

As if you didn’t have enough to do getting ready for the holidays, your business has its own checklist of to-dos that need to be addressed before the end of the year. Before you ring in the New Year, here are five year-end to-dos for your business that you definitelyRead More

Perfect Gifts For Self-Employed Business Owners

One of the trickiest parts of gift shopping is finding that perfect gift that someone will not only love but actually use. Some people are easier than others, but there always seems to be that one person you just can’t find the right gift for. Your best bet when thisRead More

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How to Find a Great Business Idea That You Love

Raise your hand if you have ever come up with a product or service that you thought could be a great business idea. It could have been a mobile app idea, an invention, a service that you personally wish you could have – the list goes on. I bet yourRead More

4 Ways to Leverage Business Networks to Succeed

Being self-employed does not mean you must go at it alone. Far from it! A strong network makes all the difference when running your own business. You can solve problems faster, build new relationships, expand your audience, and grow your business in highly profitable ways. The opportunities – and benefitsRead More

Career, Happiness and the Power of Mindfulness

Who we are is often directly correlated with our career choices. People who care about people choose hospitality, social work, healthcare and related people-oriented fields. People who value organization and structure often choose accounting, engineering, military and related fields. When choosing wisely, our careers offer many years of happiness andRead More

Turning Your Passion into Profitable Self-Employment

Almost everyone is passionate about something. This might be gardening, photography, cars, kids, computers or a number of other things. What matters is that it is something that you enjoy, are good at and it provides value to others in some way. When these elements exist, your passion can becomeRead More

Balancing the Art and Science of Business

Most people view business as a science. It involves math and strategy. In higher education, those who study business receive Bachelor and Master of Science degree. However, in application, business is both an art and a science. While the science ensures that your business runs smoothly, the art is whatRead More