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5 Ways to Stand Out In A Crowded Market 5 Ways to Stand Out In A Crowded Market

With new business ideas, concepts, and companies popping up every day, chances are you’re operating in a crowded market, no matter what business you’re in. When a market is crowded with competition, it can be challenging to stand out, reach your target audience, and convert that audience into customers.

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Why Breaks Are Crucial If You Want To Get More Done Why Breaks Are Crucial If You Want To Get More Done

The modern office is a fast-paced place, and as a result, stress levels of employees are rocketing. Newsweek reports that anxiety and depression are at an all-time high among Americans. This is carrying over into the workplace, and staying productive can seem like an impossible feat.

Knowing this, it might surprise you to learn one of the most important things you can do to maximize your productivity: you need to take more breaks.

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Smart Feedback Hacks To Improve Performance Smart Feedback Hacks To Improve Performance

Giving feedback might sound simple, but it’s actually one of the most difficult parts of a manager’s day. Employees are under a lot of pressure to perform well, and even the most carefully worded suggestion can sound like a sharp attack. The good news is there are 3 easy ways you can minimize the stress of constructive criticism, for you and your team.

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How to Find the Perfect Business Partner How to Find the Perfect Business Partner

As we’ve said before, you don’t have to go at business alone. You can bring in help in the form of employees, virtual receptionists, even a full-on partner. Here’s the thing about partnerships though— a lot of times they don’t work out, and they can end poorly, which will make things more difficult in the long run.

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4 Companies With Great Company Cultures 4 Companies With Great Company Cultures

We’ve talked a lot about improving company culture. From hiring rockstar employees to initiating corporate social responsibility initiatives, there are plenty of ways to do so. But it helps to have good examples, too. That way you can see how companies are putting this stuff into action and making it work. Today we’ll show you four companies with great company cultures!

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Legal Consumer Research: How Do Customers Decide On a Lawyer? Legal Consumer Research: How Do Customers Decide On a Lawyer?

There’s more information on legal consumer behavior today than ever before. Clio, a leading provider of legal management software, has conducted an extensive survey on what exactly consumers are thinking in their 2017 Legal Trend Report. Above the Law says, “The completely data-driven Legal Trends Report is simultaneously the most comprehensive and the most granular analysis of lawyer activity ever published.”

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Answer 1 Helps Raise Money for Local Nonprofit Answer1 Helps Raise Money for Local Nonprofit

one•n•ten is a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to serving and assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. Their goal is to “provide youth with tools to improve self-esteem and self-acceptance”. They are a longstanding organization in the valley, and offer resources for healthy living, healthy choices, and social activities to build leadership skills.

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Answering Services v. Virtual Receptionists: What You Need To Know Answering Services v. Virtual Receptionists: What You Need To Know

As a savvy business owner, you should always be concerned with your bottom line, and when it comes to choosing an answering service for your business, price is naturally a large motivating factor. However, if you’re only looking at financial savings, you might make a choice that has a large negative impact on your customers.

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