Gig Economy

Risk Taking

How to Know When It’s Worth the Risk

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Risks are taken everyday in business - some are worth it and some aren't. Learn what separates a foolish risk from an educated one...
Women Businesses

Infographic: The State of Women-Owned Businesses

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What issues and challenges do women face as entrepreneurs today? Take a look at this informative infographic based on a survey of women business owners
People You'll Meet

Oh, The People You’ll Meet – The Rewards of Being Self-Employed

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Being self-employed comes with many rewards, but none quite as fulfilling as the variety of people you get to meet on a frequent basis.
Magnetic Leadership

5 Ways Leaders Can Increase Personal Magnetism

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Learn how to use personal magnetism to motivate, inspire and energizes everyone in your organization to do their best and contribute at full capacity.
Character Development

Who’s Watching? A Lesson In Character

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There are many people in this world who have two very different personalities: their public and private selves. But character does not depend on outside approval as this inspirational story points out
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VIDEO: Seth Godin On Creating Your Business Tribe

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Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes
Happy Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks

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With the Thanksgiving holiday upon us, I am reminded that the self-employed, as well as other small business owners and their employees have much to be thankful for this year.
ca own boss

Hey California Entrepreneurs, Be Your Own Boss!

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If you are self-employed, you have a job.  Right?  The self-made businessperson has known this for a while. The federal government is finally catching up
Morning Commute to Office

Infographic: The True Cost of Commuting

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For a significant group of individuals, the freedom to work from home is one of the key benefits of being self-employed. However, this freedom is not the only plus side. It turns out you may be saving heaps of money as well! This eye-opening infographic shows the true cost of commuting in both time and finances.
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VIDEO: Steve’s Small Biz Tips for The UPS Stores

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Steve and the UPS Stores have teamed up to help small business. Check out these tips to help you grow your business