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The Solopreneur's Toolbox

The Solopreneur's Toolbox

Seventy-eight percent of all businesses are solopreneurs. These small engines-that-do are a big part of our economy and they need a lot of tools to help them compete. Here's a starter list for those who are flying solo of some technology that can be your wingman. 

Build a better meeting; don't bust the budget

Build a better meeting; don't bust the budget

Useful meetings may be a contradiction in terms sometimes, but they are especially challenging when remote workers need to be collaborating with their team. You don't have to buy a telepresence system to build a better meeting environment to bring your staff together. 

Why every business should hire a journalist

Why every business should hire a journalist

Why is the reduction-in-force among professional journalists good news for business? Because there is a large pool of smart, dedicated, versatile communicators out there ready to put those talents to work for your business. Here are four reasons why you should have journalists on your team.

Telecommuting is powered by people not technology

Telecommuting is a sought-after advantage for employees but a conundrum for managers. Technology makes it possible and enhances the experience, but it's management and work style that really make it work.

Planning for the next emergency is easier after the first one

Planning for the next emergency is easier after the first one

After a rough and tumble winter, we all have a pretty good idea how well prepared we are to deal with potentially damaging and costly emergencies. This is the best time to take a step back and create your business continuity plan.