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Time Is Not Money

Forget the old saying, “Time is Money.” Time is not money. It’s far more important.

Many successful entrepreneurs can tell you story after story of the times they failed in business. Of funds misallocated, markets overestimated, and money promised that never materialized. A business requires money to both get started and to run, and without making money, a business is going under, and fast.

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Work From Home? It's Easier to Work at a Clean Desk

It’s a blessing and a curse to work from home: a blessing because it means you’re capable and trustworthy enough to stay employed without having to go into the office every day; a curse, on the other hand, because you almost have to produce higher-quality work than your office mates if you want to keep it going.

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Be a Better Boss: LISTEN!

We hate to break it to you, but a boss is ultimately only as good as the team he or she runs.

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A Friendly Market Is Never Guaranteed

Market conditions might seem ideally suited to your business plan and method of attack, but don’t get comfortable, lazy, or entitled. Even in a friendly market, you have no idea what you might eventually be up against.

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Be a Better Boss: 10 Reasons Employees Get Complacent

Being the boss means, among other things, keeping subordinates in-line. If you’re the owner or a manager, this can be easier said than done, but the biggest thing you need to prevent is your employees growing complacent and undermining the broader objectives of your business. Keep them happy, on the other hand, and they'll do their jobs with a minimum of static coming back your way.

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Work from Home? A New Work Ritual Keeps You Motivated

The phrase “work from home” seems an oxymoron to some, but the practice is the wave of the future. For a variety of reasons, companies are becoming more amenable to non-traditional work arrangements. When done properly, it's a solid play for everyone involved. The most important thing to remember when embarking on such an arrangement, though, is that first word: WORK!

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Where'd The Time Go? Improve Time Management Skills With a Helpful Tip

Time management skills are ideally something we learn in our teens and perfect in our twenties, but the accelerated pace of modern life can feel designed to prevent us from ever getting on top of things. There just never seem to be enough hours in the day, not with work responsibilities, home responsibilities, errands needing run, and the (very) necessary activities or hobbies that keep us sane.

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15 Types of Clients to Run From

Not all clients are created equal. Some are dreams come true, and others can turn into nightmares. For other marketing folks and those who do web-related services, we probably have bumped into the same set of scary clients with unreal expectations, misinformation, tight budgets, poor practices, and all-around ignorance. And some of you may be the actual clients that make the rest of us cringe. So what are the client red flags to run from—or the behavior you should change if you want to do business better?

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3 Quick Tips for Working Remotely

Working remotely outside the brick-and-mortar office offers flexibility and a measure of autonomy, but it isn’t all sunshine, rainbows, and unicorns. It is something of an art in which self-discipline, time management, and motivation all play a factor to become a successful remote worker. If you are part of a mainly remote team like ours, are a freelancer, or run your business from home, here are three quick tips for working remotely to help you stay on top of your tasks and work at your best:

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