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You’ve been there, we all have. You finally break away from the day-to-day routine and get an opportunity to travel, work remotely, or just work from home for a couple days. Yet, your mind starts playing this constant internal tug-of-war. It becomes a battle of work vs. play.

How do you stay pro Read More
Pitching your idea to investors can be nerve-racking. Even with lots of practice, it’s easy to find yourself clamoring for the right words. That being said, certain mistakes can mean the end for you and your business. With that in mind, we asked seven members from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) t Read More
There are two things that are true about creating financial projections for your company and the assumptions that come with that: Firstly, projections and assumptions are necessary, are all over your business planning, and you can’t successfully build a new business without them. Secondly, projecti Read More
The first 12 months of a startup is hugely exciting time, but important to your success is cash flow. Read More
So, this week’s episode is a two-parter: Firstly, we’ll talk about how service providers can handle these situations without feeling douchey or guilty or rude to those who basically want your services for free but also without getting stuck accidentally working pro bono. Secondly, we’ll talk about Read More
Whether you're bringing on a new hire or renegotiating a current employee's contract, you need to stay on the legal level in negotiations.

As Forbes reports, many employers are getting pretty brazen with how they (mis)treat potential employees in salary negotiations or interviews. But you don't Read More
If you've been acting more like a worker and less like a leader, these 5 activities can put you firmly back in the driver's seat of your small business.
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In the accounting industry, the one question we hear the most is, “I made a great profit last year, but where did the cash go?”
While many businesses focus primarily on profit and income statements, the answer most likely lies in the balance sheets. Balance sheets hold the key to accurately foreca Read More
Every business has an abundance of challenges. The best organizations learn how to clearly identify and solve those problems so that they never reappear. Unfortunately, the majority of businesses take shortcuts when trying to eliminate problems, which of course lets them keep popping back up like a Read More
Step one to making a winning investor pitch is talking a mental seat on the opposite side of the table to look at your company as they will. Read More

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