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3 Time Management Traps for Leaders to Avoid

3 Time Management Traps for Leaders to Avoid

Time is our most precious commodity—the one thing we can’t ever get more of. For leaders, it’s important that time be spent on things that add value to the business—but as your responsibilities mount,

Why Blockchain Entrepreneurs Need to Dispel These Myths

Blockchain has been hailed as a revolutionary technology, primed to forever alter everything from supply chain management to energy production to music rights management. It’s true that blockchain
Never Put Your Home Address on Your Resume

Never Put Your Home Address on Your Resume

Despite what the “career coach” talking heads may say, you should never put your home address on your resume. And if it’s there now, remove it! Many things on the SalaryMatters platform go against the
Optimal Agency Client Count: 10-20

Optimal Agency Client Count: 10-20

Smart agencies have 10-20 active clients. An agency owner recently asked: “Is there an optimal number of clients for an agency? I’m trying to determine if we need to eliminate some.” According to his
Don’t Be the Bottleneck

Don’t Be the Bottleneck

It’s hard to do business with people who are disorganized. And the truth is that we have an enormous amount of options in this economy to find alternatives. Everyone is trying to get something done
Saving Developers from Backend Requirements with MBaaS

Saving Developers from Backend Requirements with MBaaS

When it comes to modern trends in application development, speed is king. The keywords for all application creators today center around agility and continuous development, and this is especially true
Do’s and Don’ts of Asking For a Raise

Do’s and Don’ts of Asking For a Raise

Everybody wants to get a fair paycheck for the accomplishments they have achieved. In the ideal scenario, your boss notices your achievements and gives you a raise. However, in the real world this is
4 Steps in Your IT Recruitment Process Sabotaging Your Next Hire

4 Steps in Your IT Recruitment Process Sabotaging Your Next Hire

Hiring in tech hasn’t been easy. 71% of organizations are not receiving enough qualified candidates and being able to hire the candidates they do find isn’t a guarantee. As an IT staffing firm, we

3 Reasons Why You Should Have Offers at Different Price Points

In my group coaching program, part of what I help students do is come up with a core offering. Once they have their one core offering, then they are encouraged to create offerings at different price
Building Trust: A How-To for Leaders at All Levels

Building Trust: A How-To for Leaders at All Levels

Leadership is not just about executing strategies or even instituting change in an organization. One of the most important skills that leaders at any level can possess is the ability to build trust;
What Are the Risks When You Hire “The Best We Could Get”?

What Are the Risks When You Hire “The Best We Could Get”?

Say you’re interviewing candidates for a big job you really need to fill — and fast. The absence of someone in this crucial spot is beginning to halt progress and the staff is starting to lose
4 Quick and Affordable Ways to Grow Your Business

4 Quick and Affordable Ways to Grow Your Business

Okay, i’ll admit the title of this article is a bit misleading. Truthfully there is no such thing as growing your business overnight. Scaling a business is tough. It takes a considerable amount of
13 Finance Terms You Should Know as a Business Owner

13 Finance Terms You Should Know as a Business Owner

Entrepreneurs bring all sorts of skill-sets to their venture, such as the ability to sell, or to organize activity, or to raise funding. Some might have a business background, but others might need to
How to Improve Employee Productivity Without Micromanaging

How to Improve Employee Productivity Without Micromanaging

Productivity is one of the most important ingredients for a business’s success. You’re paying your employees a set amount per hour. Therefore, the more productive work they do during those hours, the
Crisis Manager or Opportunity Manager? You Decide.

Crisis Manager or Opportunity Manager? You Decide.

We all manage something or other, whether it’s other people, an entire organization, sales or even just ourselves. Managing suggests careful planning, a well-thought-out direction and a sense of

How Communications are Enhanced by IMS

IP multimedia subsystem (IMS), the integrated network of telecommunication carriers, facilitates usage of IP (Internet Protocol) for packet communications in all known ways over wireless or landline.
Why You Don’t Know What Your Coworkers Make

Why You Don’t Know What Your Coworkers Make

Few questions are so taboo in the workplace as the “inappropriate,” “unprofessional,” and “intrusive” – “How much do you make?” question to a coworker. But why is it such a hands-off question in the

Despite FinTech, Financial Services Still Need Some Humans: How to Safeguard Your Job

In 2008, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney entered the political rings to compete for the US presidency. One candidate had a competitive edge. His Silicon Valley supporter, Steve Spinner, created a novel

6 Reasons Small Businesses Succeed

When you start a new business, the unknowns are great, but you’re excited for what the future holds. You’ve got the passion, but you must also have a comfort level with ambiguity, challenges, and
4 Common Myths About Running a Business

4 Common Myths About Running a Business

Entrepreneurship is trendy right now which is a good thing. As an entrepreneur myself, I’m always happy to share why starting your own business is such a great thing. However, I’ve noticed that