The Sustainability Index: Greening Your Small Business

The Sustainability Index: Greening Your Small Business

by a Guest Contributor May 16, 2013
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The way that you shop, for your home and for your business, will likely be very different in five years than it is today. Are you old enough to remember the days before the ubiquitous nutrition label was required on […]

The Psychology of Financial Wealth and Independence

The Psychology of Financial Wealth and Independence

by a Guest Contributor May 10, 2013
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Some rich people inherit their wealth; others earn it from nothing. However, there is one thing that is abundantly clear: Rich people think much differently from the average person. Financial freedom is a mindset as much as it is a […]

Reduce Workplace Stress: Automate Business Processes

Reduce Workplace Stress: Automate Business Processes

by a Guest Contributor April 29, 2013
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently coined the phrase “total worker health” as a means for comprehensively addressing employee wellness, including mental health. Stress among employees is a heavy concern, as it can be a serious […]

UPrinting Small Biz Survey Results [Infographic]

UPrinting Small Biz Survey Results [Infographic]

by Art April 26, 2013
UPrinting Small Biz Survey Infographic

Last month, we concluded our 6-week UPrinting Small Biz Survey. At first, we thought of just creating an infographic that gives a rundown of the most popular print products. Later on, we realized that our readers might be interested in […]

The Love Language Concept Applied to Employee Engagement

by a Guest Contributor April 25, 2013

Relationships are integral parts of our daily lives. Whether romantic, familial, or of a professional nature, relationships with other people are the basis for much of our interaction with others, and naturally, we want them to be functioning in the […]

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4 Ways To Manage Your Emotions For Better Leadership

by a Guest Contributor April 22, 2013

We all know how stressful work can be. It’s your main source of income, after all—your ability to secure food and shelter depends on your ability to hold on to your job, so it makes sense that we worry about […]

What's The Chance A Startup Business Will Fail? [Infographic]

What’s The Chance A Startup Business Will Fail? [Infographic]

by Art April 20, 2013
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You’ve probably heard that most startups fail within five years. While technically true, this factoid isn’t very helpful at all. Growth and contraction rates will always vary between different businesses depending on an extremely wide range of factors. At an […]

Falling US Median Incomes - New Opportunities For American Small Businesses?

Falling US Median Incomes – New Opportunities For American Small Businesses?

by Art April 8, 2013

While income in real terms has reached its lowest point in 20 years, consumer spending has managed to reach higher levels compared to before the recession of 2007-2010. Falling US Median incomes seem to have to have no negative effect […]