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Productivity: Making Work Less Hectic

August 4, 2010,

According to Clate Mask and Scott Martineau in their recently-published book, Conquer the Chaos: How to grow a successful small business without going crazy, chaos is an inherent part of small business life. The question, they suggest, is how you will deal with it – accept it, fight it, or conquer it. Conquering it sounds best of course.

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Managing: Avoid Business Owner Burnout

April 16, 2011,

Choosing to go into business for you is a major decision that usually means a commitment to hard work and long hours. As you struggle to build your business, however, you also must be careful not to overdo it and succumb to business owner burnout.

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Working Professionally From Home

Sometimes it’s hard to be taken seriously when you work from home. The stereotype of the typical home office worker is someone who spends most of the day in a robe. Read more

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Quitting Your Day Job

Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, lists the 5 signs to knowing you're ready to quit your day job. Read more

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