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22-Jan-2020 Guest

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What makes an accountant a trusted advisor?

Something to consider: Business owners who meet with their accountants monthly tend to view them as their most trusted advisors, consulting with them for business advice more often than family, friends, and even their lawyers.

22-Jan-2020 James Grills

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Is AI going to benefit HR in future?

If you know what type of positions to advertise for you’ll empower your company to become more effective in the long run.

22-Jan-2020 Joe Martin

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How to get (useful) customer feedback in 4 steps

Once you have your feedback organized, you’ll have a goldmine of ideas for improving every facet of your products and customer experience.

22-Jan-2020 Nidhi Singh

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How can Entrepreneurs be more confident at work

Self-confidence is your biggest weapon and tool when it comes to entrepreneurship or a startup. Wear it proudly!

22-Jan-2020 Aileen

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6 funding options for start-ups

There are many ways to get funding for your business.

20-Jan-2020 Matthew McCreary

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The complete, 12-step guide to starting a business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.

20-Jan-2020 Flaka Jasari

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How accountants can contribute to sustainability

A look into how and what sustainable businesses look like

20-Jan-2020 Adam Toren

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3 important leadership lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

King was a visionary. He was a man who had a dream bigger than the times in which he lived.

15-Jan-2020 Keith Reynold Jennings

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If you’re struggling with strategy, focus on the three market disciplines

There are situations in which you value the best-of-the-best.

15-Jan-2020 Donna Torres

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How to make your early stage business run more efficiently

Inefficient processes exist at nearly every company, regardless of size or turnover.

15-Jan-2020 Joe Martin

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5 quick tips for improving productivity at work in 2020

Emails. Phone calls. Meetings.

18-Dec-2019 Sudhi Sinha

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Creating the ideal workplace environment

By investing in enterprise management systems and intelligent apps, buildings can become more than just a workplace

15-Dec-2019 L McKnight

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7 mental and physical steps for a successful job interview

Tips and tricks for your interview

15-Dec-2019 Caleena

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10 ways to prepare your business for 2020

2020 holds numerous victories for your business.

12-Dec-2019 Caleena

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8 tips on taking care of yourself during this busy season

Pick a thing from your personal to-do list and accomplish it, it helps a lot.

09-Dec-2019 Mark Schaefer

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Is the idea of “brand” constant or evolving?

I have some of my own ideas about this, but I polled some of my smart friends and they came through for me with some great perspectives. Let’s get into this fascinating debate.

09-Dec-2019 Caleena

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11 tips for planning the best Christmas work party

Every good party needs some core elements to be a success

08-Dec-2019 Jana Galbraith

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The importance of mindfulness and self-care in the workplace

The insights from these discussions will help our teams manage workplace stress, better support one another, and encourage individuals to prioritize their own personal wellbeing

08-Dec-2019 Caleena

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Impolite emails

If you discover that the customer didn’t complain about a specific thing but instead was ranting about nothing in particular, that could be a ticket to the bin.

08-Dec-2019 Jasika Adams

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How to enhance employee productivity

Staying diligent, no matter what includes taking time to implement these small measures.

24-Nov-2019 The Oracles

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Want to retire early? Do this one thing.

Don't start with too much money. (Yes, really.)

24-Nov-2019 Caleena

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The 3 business activites for Accountants

Operating activities, investing activities and financing activities.

20-Nov-2019 Mark Schaefer

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The economics of becoming a keynote speaker

Before any talk, I know my material cold. I don’t read from slides. I don’t talk from notes or a script.

20-Nov-2019 Caleena

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Control this one thing, to become more successful

In as much as emotional intelligence is a fundamental skill, you must possess, the way and manner various individuals choose to attain this feat is variant.

20-Nov-2019 Caleena

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6 tips for designing the best company logo

Do you know how to design a functional, well-fitting logo?

17-Nov-2019 Sarah Pendrick

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How to get out of the comparison trap

It's time to stop worrying about what other businesses are up to.

17-Nov-2019 Aashirvad Kumar

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How to avoid being part of 90% of failed companies

Being cautious and disciplined with your finances can be the difference between maintaining your project so that you can eventually succeed and be completely bankrupt.

17-Nov-2019 Caleena

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3 ways to adapt to a fast changing, small business.

The quote “awareness brings progress'', is not a cliché; but however, a general rule of thumb.

11-Nov-2019 Stephen Gillett

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Why your Company’s tech transformation starts with the backend

This faster delivery of internal IT systems would also give us more credibility and currency.

10-Nov-2019 Sophie Lamell

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Three steps to creating a sustainably-minded business

When it comes to making sure your business is doing better for the sake of the planet, it can all feel a little overwhelming.

10-Nov-2019 Brian Hughes

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Hiring remote workers? Here's what to consider first.

The most important personality traits to look for in remote employees are self-motivation and discipline.

30-Oct-2019 Caleena

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How the best Entrepreneurs tackle complicated situations

30-Oct-2019 Caleena

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Chase your goals, have self confidence

Read our tips on gaining self-confidence, so you can achieve the dreams and goals you have created.

30-Oct-2019 Caleena

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7 ways to manage the wellbeing of your employee

A leader plays an active role in the realisation of set goals and objectives

24-Oct-2019 Caleena

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Recovery equals success and resilience.

Stress makes us stronger, and rest makes us last for longer

24-Oct-2019 Michael Gorman

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How to write a welcome email to new employees?

Radiating warmth and friendliness will help your new employee feel relaxed and excited to start working.

24-Oct-2019 Caleena

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How to create an effective review workflow

Always remember to address the root cause of the problem; stop beating around the bush

24-Oct-2019 Theodora Evans

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Everything you need to know about finances for your startup

You’re just starting out, which means you need money. And quickly. Trust me, as a former small business owner, I get it.

24-Oct-2019 Himanshu Gupta

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6 steps to grow your small business with cold email

Your subject line is crucial if you want your emails to be opened & read by your prospects.

13-Oct-2019 Brooke B. Sellas

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Why is gaining confidence so hard?

13-Oct-2019 Alyssa Ege

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6 Steps to sell out your next event using Facebook Ads

It usually takes several touchpoints for anyone to decide to purchase, so we need to hit potential customers from different angles.

23-Sep-2019 Caleena

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Workplace vs. New Generations

When trying to find ways to engage new generation workers, consider these two thoughts; first, are millennials, and the older generation needs different?

23-Sep-2019 Caleena

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Small Business making big financial decisions- here’s how!

Nobody can act you more than you! If you would be making huge financial decisions, you might have to consider several factors- both personal and financial.

23-Sep-2019 Caleena

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Building a Business: Be your own customer.

The best way to stay in tune with your customers is to understand your customer; a way to do that is by being your own customer.

18-Sep-2019 Yoav Vilner

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Survive the upcoming Conference season with these hacks

Because we all know any conference day is a long one.

18-Sep-2019 Mark Shaefer

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Perhaps your company’s branding strategy is YOU.

You can become famous through luck. But becoming known and a trusted a personal brand requires consistent work over many months, and perhaps even years.

15-Sep-2019 Jessie Connor

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Website Security: How to keep your website safe in 2019

No matter how strong your passwords are, chances are that sooner or later they can be breached.

15-Sep-2019 Reuben Yonatan

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7 actionable ways to turn stress into success

Stress is an unavoidable consequence of our everyday work lives. There are going to be times where we’re going to deal with it, and there are going to be times where all it seems like it’s doing is piling up and finding its way into our personal lives.

21-Aug-2019 Caleena

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Strategies, Plans and Commitment

The most easily executed strategic plans are no more than 2 pages long

21-Aug-2019 Shaun Adams

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Is it a business debt or personal debt, or both?

One of the most common issues seen when businesspeople find themselves in trouble with debt, is that they don’t actually know what they might actually be liable for.

21-Aug-2019 Caleena

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Boost your potential with these accounting certifications

Having a certification would not only give you an edge in the accounting labour market, but it would also increase your earning capacity.

19-Aug-2019 Mark Schaefer

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Getting creative to reach the unreachable customer

In the early days of media, you had a daily newspaper, three network television stations, and some magazines.

18-Aug-2019 Caleena

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Empathy: 4 things to remember

Being able to see the world from others point of view is such a beautiful talent- don’t waste it.

14-Aug-2019 Cass Mullane

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Lost in Translation

On average, business people receive about 90 emails each day and send about 40

14-Aug-2019 Poppy Mortiboys-Harrison

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How to run a carbon neutral business

Your small business can make a big carbon-cutting impact! The 6 steps to running a carbon neutral business and why it’s the must-make business move of 2019 – all explained here

14-Aug-2019 Caleena

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5 things social media posts have in common

Not everyone understands how to appropriate the use of social media when it comes to marketing.

12-Aug-2019 Paul Bulpitt

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How to get new accounting clients

A fifth of small businesses don’t have an accountant. As they grow, they’ll eventually want to get one. So how do you welcome those fresh young businesses into your practice?

12-Aug-2019 Guest

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Creating an accounting newsletter that works

Email has been around since the ‘70s but it’s still our favourite form of online communication. Because of that, email newsletters are a great marketing tool and offer some of the best returns on investment in the industry. So how do you do it well?

08-Aug-2019 Bruce Earle

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Doing it differently, keeping accounting simple

Bruce Earle’s clients might not recognise the beanie wearing, craft-beer drinking, fan of “the Boss” (singer/songwriter Bruce Springsteen) outside of work days at his accounting practice. But Bruce has always been one do things a bit differently.

22-Jul-2019 Caleena

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Dealing with abusive emails

This article will be focused on how users can deal with cases of abusive emails.

22-Jul-2019 Caleena

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Brand yourself

Instead of waiting for marketing agencies to do the work, it is time for companies to start branding themselves.

21-Jul-2019 Caleena

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What is an audit report and what are the types?

An audit report could be either summarized or lengthy.

21-Jul-2019 Caleena

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The three forms of business activities in accounting

The three major forms of business activities are financing, investing and operating.

21-Jul-2019 Deep Patel

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8 Funny and relatable experiences that all entrepreneurs go through

The same things happen to everyone in different ways.

17-Jul-2019 Shane Oliver

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The nine most important things I have learned about investing over the past 35 years

My nine most important lessons from investing over the past 35 years are that: there is always a cycle; the crowd gets it wrong at extremes; what you pay for an investment matters a lot; getting markets right is not as easy as you think; investment markets don’t learn; compound interest applied to investments is like magic; it pays to be optimistic; keep it simple; and you need to know yourself to succeed at investing.

17-Jul-2019 Sophie Lamell

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The first accountant to use Xero Tax talks stress-busting and time-saving this EOFY

Over 5,000 firms rely on Xero Tax to lodge their tax returns

17-Jul-2019 Ahmed Safwan

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Answer These 7 Questions Before Starting Your Side Business

Take stock of the assets you have and create a realistic plan to define your purpose, gather resources and develop market insights.

14-Jul-2019 Amy Vetter

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How firms of any size can innovate

From small to large, accounting practices of all types can be effectively thinking ahead.

14-Jul-2019 Sue Pak

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Helping small business through the succession planning process

A good succession plan can secure a business owner’s legacy, and their retirement. Why not help your clients come up with one? It could be one of the most important and enduring things you do for them. Here’s how to get the process started.

14-Jul-2019 Jason Blumer

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Accounting strategy emerges out of the wilderness

Jason Blumer realised his creative talent would be curbed if he stuck to the traditional ways of running an accounting business. So when he was let loose to manage his father’s firm, he started experimenting and having fun.

24-Jun-2019 Caleena

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What you can learn from an unhappy client

When a customer complains about your product, ask yourself first whether they have a point.

24-Jun-2019 Caleena

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How to sound a little more human in a live chat

It is essential to create a great first impression.

24-Jun-2019 Caleena

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Cash flow forecasting for Accountants

Cash Flow is what makes businesses live

23-Jun-2019 Andrew Kenney

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What tax firms need to know now about technology

More than anything, companies must prepare their employees to be deeply knowledgeable but broadly adaptable.

23-Jun-2019 Caleena

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6 conference tips for business-people

This blog article will help suggest a few things that you can do to make conferencing less of a hassle for business owners.

23-Jun-2019 Drew Adamek

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4 ways to protect your data from the dark web

It’s not just personal data that are in jeopardy.

17-Jun-2019 Marshall L

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Writing better emails

Imagine that any email you send was given to every employee at your company. If this thought makes you nervous, and it isn't due to privacy laws, you may need to reevaluate your message.

16-Jun-2019 Alden Mills

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Leadership techniques that build unstoppable teams

Understanding and articulating your company’s “why” is fundamentally important, but the “how” behind how you and your team execute drives your organization’s culture and ultimately, it's brand.

16-Jun-2019 Prince Chinwendu

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Challenges and problems of the modern business managers

The resources of every organisation includes among other things, physical, financial, time, information as well as human.

13-Jun-2019 Guest

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How to start a bookkeeping business

If you've ever thought of starting a bookkeeping business, now's the time. There are fewer barriers to entry than ever. Read our seven tips on how to get started.

09-Jun-2019 Priyanka Srivastava

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Why a Web App is important for your business

A web app puts you out to the world, gives you a platform, brings traffic to your site.

20-May-2019 Hayley Steer

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A nudge in the right direction: how our brains have evolved, and what we need to do about it

As a member of the learning and development industry, I am bombarded with research, insights, event invites, and models almost daily

19-May-2019 Caleena

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Why planning is important

Planning is simply a process that involves shaping a course of action that is to be done at a later date.

19-May-2019 Caleena

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Want to create an effective budget? Here are 10 tips for you

On the list of crucial things that determine if a small scale business will stay relevant or fold up within a short while, money is right on the top.

19-May-2019 Caleena

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The 5 reasons you should hire a external expert

Ever heard the quote by David Allen, who says “You can do anything, but not everything.”

19-May-2019 Caleena

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Benefits of advertising on YouTube

The Internet has made it very easy for a business to make its goods and services reach more and more people all over the world.

19-May-2019 Guest

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9 steps to an awesome invoicing process

You need billing to be fast and accurate.

12-May-2019 Guest

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What is depreciation and why should I care?

Depreciation affects your bottom line, your tax bill, and the value of your business. Those are three good reasons to learn what depreciation is and how it works. Here are the basics.

08-May-2019

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Understanding debits and credits in Accounting

Debits and credits are one of those fundamental concepts in accounting..

06-May-2019 Theodora Evans

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The bright future of online banking

Technology has facilitated all aspects of life

05-May-2019 Thomas Smale

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The importance of 'positioning' your brand when you're just starting out

"Positioning" is a term that gets thrown around a lot but can often be confused with other marketing activities.

05-May-2019 Stephen Key

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Before you launch your business, make sure you have a safety net. Here are 13

All entrepreneurs need a parachute.

16-Apr-2019 Caleena

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Time Management 101

You understand the phrase, “Time is money” better when you are in the labour market.

16-Apr-2019 Caleena

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How much does your employee really cost?

Do you know that the wages you pay your employee is not all that your employee costs?

14-Apr-2019 Caleena

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Why you should advertise on Facebook

Facebook started in 2005 as a small networking site at Harvard University.

14-Apr-2019 Caleena

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Tax Season: 4 ways to make tax season less painful.

Tax Day is just right around the corner

10-Apr-2019 Guest

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Why real-time business intelligence needs automated bookkeeping

What is really happening in the life of our small business?

09-Apr-2019 Hayden Field

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These 5 body language secrets could put you on the road to a million dollars

There’s a reason “The Room Where It Happens” is one of Broadway hit Hamilton’s standout songs: the track’s theme -- longing to be included among key decision-makers in the place in which decisions are made -- is timeless.

08-Apr-2019 Jared McClure

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How to use strategic partnerships for more explosive growth

If it’s going to survive, a startup needs to grow.