Pandemic Spurs Innovation for Small-to Mid-Sized Businesses

June 30, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt normal day-to-day operations of small- to...

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What We’ve Learned From Working at Home

May 31, 2020

The recent transition to widespread working from home has shown that the...

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Common Dilemmas of Working From Home and How...

April 1, 2020

As more people work from home in lieu of commuting to crowded corporate...

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Why I Lost My ‘Courage’ and How I...

March 1, 2020

A strange thing happened to me a year after I retired from my teaching career...

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Common Technology Hurdles for Startups

November 30, 2019

Entrepreneurs love a challenge. But when starting a small business, there’s...

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Are Outdated PCs Costing Your Small Business Money?

October 31, 2019

If you’re running a small business, chances are your budget is tight. You may...

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How I Finally Escaped Feeling Trapped in My...

September 30, 2019

After twenty years in business, I realized I felt trapped. In my forties, I...

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Women Business Owners Are Looking Beyond Banks for...

August 31, 2019

Growing a business requires strategy, persistence and money. Even the most...

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Why Ethics Is Good for Your Business

July 31, 2019

The last thing any company wants is a misstep that hurts the trust it has built...

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How to Avoid Bad Hires in Your Small...

June 30, 2019

Ever heard the expression, “One bad apple spoils the barrel?” In...

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How Do You Engage with Your Employees?

May 2, 2019

One of the latest business buzzwords this year is EX, or the employee...

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How to Turbocharge Your Business in 2019

February 1, 2019

Women are starting businesses at a record pace – motivated to pursue...

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Is Your Business Open for Hackers?

December 30, 2018

Protection against cyber attacks is crucial for any small business. A...

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3 Technology Challenges for Entrepreneurs and How to...

December 2, 2018

As a small business owner, you face many challenges. From stiff competition for...

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These Pillars Helped Pave the Road for Women-Owned...

October 31, 2018

Today there are nearly 12 million women-owned small businesses in the United...

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Are You Working the Success Trinity Accurately?

September 30, 2018

Entrepreneurs are voracious learners and the keenest of observers about life...

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Smart Tips and Tricks, to Cut Travel Costs

September 30, 2018

Looking to spend time away without spending a ton of money? Your wanderlust...

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The Truth About Why Women Are so Good...

August 31, 2018

You know the old joke that says that if a man is driving and is lost in...

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What Is the Best Job You Ever Had?...

August 31, 2018

I consider my very best job a Peak Experience. It was so satisfying, that I...

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Does Your Business Teach You the Truth and...

July 31, 2018

How many times have you circled the sun? Do you carry along with you the...

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Springtime Hope: Renew Your Concept of Self, of...

April 1, 2018

In our lifetimes, we live, we move, we have our experiences and our feelings....

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Haven’t Women Always Been Strong?

March 2, 2018

I’d like to talk with you about Possibility Thinking and why the innards of...

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Refresh Your Business for 2018

January 1, 2018

When you chose the graphics for your business “way back when,” you loved...

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Why Women Should Write

November 3, 2017

“Words turn probability into fact and by sheer force of definition, translate...

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Gratitude and the Flood – Lessons Learned from...

October 4, 2017

Our beloved editor had her toes very close to Hurricane Harvey’s spew in...

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Do You Have Testicular Fortitude?

July 6, 2017

If you’re a woman do you even need it? Unfortunately there is still the...

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There Are Times When Your Happiness Depends On...

May 15, 2017

Recently a very good friend was terminated from a position she truly thought...

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women in business 2016


Tips to Make Sure Your Business is Up...

December 21, 2015

Is there any time of year more important for a small business than right now?...

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What Makes Someone a Good Leader?

November 3, 2015

What is it that makes someone a good leader? What kind of qualities must you...

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Risk Avoiders are Also Opportunity Missers

October 20, 2015

Small business owners, can you relate to these scenarios? – It’s time...

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Please, May I Have Lousy Service?

September 19, 2015

Have you ever bought a product or hired a company and said,“May I have lousy...

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idea generation


What the Idea Generation Knows that Boomers Don’t...

September 10, 2015

The world’s future leaders overwhelmingly believe that today’s businesses...

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what employees need


3 Things Your Employees Need from You

September 10, 2015

You want to grow your business and you’re pretty clear on what you need from...

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19 Best Paying Jobs for Women in 2013...

October 3, 2013

Women have entered almost all fields of professions these days. Be it armed...

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Getting Back to Basics in Marketing

March 26, 2013

New concepts are constantly emerging in marketing. We’ve seen the rise of...

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Bringing the Next Generation into the Family Business

March 21, 2013

We often tell our client families that there is no “one size fits...

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Setting the Right Career Goals – Ask Yourself...

March 12, 2013

Whether you want to advance your career or make the change to a new career,...

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You’ve Made a Mistake, Right?

March 6, 2013

It seems our society has turned dodging responsibility into an art form. From...

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Getting Your Client Relations House In Order!

February 26, 2013

If you’re like most business owners, you probably assume your client...

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Females Lead With Impact!

February 22, 2013

A record number of women are Fortune 500 CEOs. Women are launching businesses...

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Entrepreneurs Do Not Focus On What Was Lost

February 18, 2013

As we pass the five-year anniversary of the start of the economic recession in...

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In 2013 – Think like a man!

February 13, 2013

Since the recession began in December 2007, more than 8 million jobs have been...

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Are You Always On Their Mind?

February 7, 2013

Leads, leads, leads. They’re probably always on your mind. Where to find new...

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The P’s of Marketing

February 4, 2013

Marketers have grown up with the foundation of the four Ps of marketing:...

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Choosing a Tax Preparer

January 30, 2013

Approximately 60 percent of Americans enlist the help of a paid tax...

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Find Your Passion and Indulge in It!

January 28, 2013

Many of us want to pursue happiness, but we aren’t always sure where to find...

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Do You Have a Blueprint for Success?

January 22, 2013

Many people who want to create success for the New Year don’t realize that in...

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Exploring New Career Paths

January 17, 2013

The current economic climate has many Americans adjusting their career paths,...

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Tips to Help You Stick to Your 2013...

December 28, 2012

While approximately 90 percent of Americans break their New Year’s...

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8 Must-Dos to Tackle Before the End of...

December 17, 2012

All year long you’ve been in frantic motion. You’ve put out fires, solved...

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Triaging Your To-Do List

December 13, 2012

“We Can Do It!” was a World War II-era battle cry that empowered...

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Boomers Shifting Household Needs

December 3, 2012

Boomers expect to stay in their homes and live independently into their later...

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Advice to ‘Boomerpreneurs’

November 14, 2012

Are you a baby boomer looking to start your own business? You’re far from...

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What Does it Take to Build a Truly...

November 7, 2012

Each project is as unique as the person building the business, so there are...

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Hey Mr. President, Where are all the Women...

June 13, 2012

Forty eight years after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act...

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Leadership preparation beyond the MBA

May 10, 2012

Leading is a difficult and complex task. Leaders have to develop, inspire and...

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Search Engine Optimization – Whats New

May 3, 2012

Google's Latest The "OMG This Isn't Really Happening" Algorithm Change By Lahle...

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Team leaders do you have what it takes...

April 17, 2012

We’ve gone from cows and plows to assembly lines to virtual teamwork. Today...

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Are Parasites Sucking the Blood Out of Your...

April 9, 2012

I recently read an article on small businesses and what stops them from being...

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I thought it was a good idea… What...

March 27, 2012

I am always getting e-mail from business owners who, in their crunch for time...

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Do You Have a Custom Website?

March 20, 2012

So often a lot of so called web developer's scam people who really do not know...

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Design vs Content

February 3, 2012

OK… So the debate rages on. One type of person believes the design is not...

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They Say It Is Free! Really?

February 3, 2012

I don’t know how many of you feel the way I do but when I hear the word...

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Do You Know Betty?

December 27, 2011

Years ago, I watched the Dr. Phil McGraw show and he said “If you are going...

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Networking is still important, even with social media.

December 16, 2011

With the advent of social media sites, a lot of business owners think this is...

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Negative Impressions WILL Kill Your Business

November 21, 2011

Being a designer I know the value of a good looking – and eye catching web...

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Sexual Fearing

November 14, 2011

Do men sabotage successful women? I think some do. I think some men just...

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How to ask for what you want…and get...

October 7, 2011

Asking for what you want is the necessary first step in getting what you want....

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Flash Web Sites are Beautiful – But –...

October 5, 2011

I often have people asking me can you do a flash site for my business ? They...

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Think You Don’t Need a Logo? Think Again!

August 22, 2011

One of the most basic things you need for your company is a logo. A logo is an...

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A Woman’s Definition of Success

July 15, 2011

Women are redefining the meaning of success – on their terms. They’re...

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Never Underestimate the Persuasive Power of a Woman!

July 8, 2011

The influential woman consists of an array of qualities that are not mistaken...

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Driving Free Traffic to Your Website

July 7, 2011

I am often asked “what is the best way to drive traffic to my website”....

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3 Things to Know About the Truth Behind...

June 29, 2011

Being influential can mean the difference between success and failure. Yours. ...

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7 Personal Power Qualities of Influential Women

June 28, 2011

Personal power makes a woman influential. Her personal power is what is left...

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Don’t leave it to chance analyze your website...

June 23, 2011

website analytics If you have been on the internet for any length of time I am...

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10 unwritten rules for working women

June 10, 2011

Men generally get hired on their promise and women on their demonstrated...

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Why write an E-Book? Why not!

May 10, 2011

I am just about done with my third book. It is amazing how sharp and clear one...

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Scarcity or Abundance How Do You Run Your...

April 21, 2011

No matter what you believe, whether it is in abundance and scarcity, or in the...

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Tax Laws and the Land of Foo

April 21, 2011

Foo--the place between the possible and the impossible--is that where taxes are...

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Staying Up in Down Times

April 18, 2011

Times are tough. We are at war. The economy is down and unemployment is up....

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Six Steps to Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn

April 15, 2011

Ever notice that some people have tons of connections in LinkedIn and some...

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SSUTA may grow an extra state member…Massachusetts

April 14, 2011

The Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (SSUTA) is an agreement created for...

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Use Taxes: To Collect or Not To Collect

April 11, 2011

Use tax laws exist in every state. The purpose of a use tax law is to ensure a...

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Tax Freedom Day

April 8, 2011

Tax Freedom Day is all about determining at what point during the year has an...

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Why Every Business Needs a Blog

April 8, 2011

It seems every day as I do my work for clients, I run into things to talk about...

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Is That Your Landing Page? No Thanks!

March 26, 2011

Are you as sick as I am seeing plain boring, frankly cookie cutter pages?? The...

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Follow Your Passion

February 25, 2011

You know. I think a lot of us get caught up in the rat race and don’t stop...

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Are You a Professional Student?

February 19, 2011

Going through my emails today – tons and tons I might add. The thought came...

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Do You Have a Personal Goal Contract?

January 10, 2011

I have always felt that when we make a contract with ourselves that we have...

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Your Business Success in 2011!

January 5, 2011

Many businesses experience a decrease in customer interaction during the first...

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The Triple E Way to Holiday Entertaining

November 20, 2010

Whether you’re entertaining friends or business associates, you can do it at...

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Filing a business tax return

November 19, 2010

The income tax form that you will need to file for your business depends on the...

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Sandra Levitin Interviewed on The Joy of Connecting...

November 19, 2010

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Bonnie Ross-Parker, Founder of The...

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Food Chat: Interview with Author Laura Kalpakian

November 19, 2010

Laura Kalpakian has received a National Endowment of the Arts, a Pushcart...

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Are You Easily Distracted?

October 26, 2010

Are you overwhelmed with too many choices? Are you easily distracted? This...

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Wow! Showing Up Can Be So Awesome!

October 22, 2010

Last night I SHOWED up at a new Chamber Mixer, one that I had never been to. So...

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Do You Know How to Market Your Business?

October 21, 2010

There are so many people that just throw around the word marketing and really...

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Is Your Ego Holding You Back?

September 27, 2010

I must say – I really had to struggle with this one… I have always been a...

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