Posts by Deborah Sweeney


How to Create a Legacy for Your Business

What do brands like Coca-Cola, Apple, and Tiffany & Co. have in common? They are all iconic legacy brands that are beloved and recognizable on a global scale. For small businesses dreaming of getting on the same level, what can they start doing now to ensure they leave behind a lasting mark? Here are a…

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5 Manager-isms All Good Bosses Should Avoid

Business management is plagued with stereotypes. Managers are portrayed or seen as incompetent, aloof, or out of touch with the office. Just look at Lumbergh from Office Space, or the Pointy-Haired Boss in Dilbert. Now, for the most part, these are just caricatures of the worst traits in managers and bosses, but there is a…

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How to Build a Dream Team (in Business)

Raise your hand if you’re still stunned by how the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their second NBA championship—I know I am! The more I reflect back on these games, the more I realize that so much of success is based on a strong, steadfast team. Whether playing in a basketball…

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How to Keep Your Customer Service Sizzling All Summer Long

For many businesses, summers tend to move slowly. The days are longer, the weather is nicer, and most businesses report experiencing a lull during the hotter months. While that’s not necessarily bad, it can still affect how a business runs. Since the end of September marks the end of the fiscal year, having a slower…

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Why Small Businesses Should Embrace March Madness

We’re midway through March which means we’re fully in the midst of March Madness, the single-elimination college basketball tournament that b-ball fans anticipate yearly. It’s also around this time of the year that the internet sees an uptick in productivity listicles, since the stereotypical sentiment is that employees are too distracted with games and fantasy…

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3 Tax Tips Post Graduates Need to Know

Every morning you wake from your all-too-crammed condo that you share with your three best friends, or maybe from the room you rent from a nice elderly lady who cuts your rent a little each month because you help her with the gardening on the side, to make yourself a cheap cup of coffee and…

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What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Incorporating Franchises

According to Statista, there were an estimated 732,842 franchise establishments in the United States in 2016 and 2017 is poised to see an uptick in that number to 744,437. As franchise establishments become more popular with entrepreneurs, they might wonder if there are any extra incorporation notes they need to keep in mind. There are…

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