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Setting Client Expectations to Set Yourself Up for Success

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Apr 24, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

This article on how to set clear expectations for your team members is one of our most popular Profitable Entrepreneur posts. In it, we discuss why it’s important to outline duties and set boundaries for your staff and give practical tips for setting expectations without micro-managing.

Now, we’re turning the tables and talking about setting expectations on the client side.

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7 Business Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Military

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Apr 20, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Recently I’ve been working with a client who’s a veteran. His company has many close ties to the military community, and it comes into play quite a bit in our work. Though I have a few family members who have served our country, military life and customs weren’t very familiar to me until recently.

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Tackling Employee Conflicts in the Workplace

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Apr 19, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Being an entrepreneur can be a lot of fun. You get to follow your passions and help your team members grow and thrive.

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How to Beat Stress At Work

BY Eddy Hood IN Profitability ON Apr 17, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

I just had a really bad day.  In fact, I ran into an $84,000 problem at work.  That kind of news tends to make most people pretty upset.  Here's the secret, you can't influence when bad news happens, you can only influence how you react to it when it does.  In today's video, we're chatting about how to manage your psychology when crap hits the fan. 

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8 Things You Should Do Before 8 AM Every Day

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Apr 17, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Around here, we’re big proponents of getting an early start. First thing in the morning is when your brain is the sharpest, your body is the most energized and your slate is blank, open for you to fill as you see fit.

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The Art of The Apology: How To Say You're Sorry As A Business

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Apr 13, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

This week the world watched in disgust as video of a United Airlines passenger being dragged from an overbooked flight aired on national TV and went viral online. The resulting public outcry was made worse when the company initially defended its actions and praised the response of its employees in lieu of issuing an apology.

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How To Deal With Copycats

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Apr 12, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

You’ve spent weeks working on your great idea. Maybe it’s a new product or a blog post or an infographic. You’ve put time, energy and effort into executing it, and finally you pull the trigger and send it out into the world.

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3 Important Hiring Factors You May Be Overlooking

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Apr 10, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Your team can make or break your company. One bad employee can poison the minds of an entire organization, while one stellar team member can set the bar high and inspire everyone around them to achieve more.

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5 Types of Accountants You Need

BY Eddy Hood IN Profitability ON Apr 06, 2017 WITH 2Comments

If you're going to create a profitable business, you're going to need an accountant. Outsourcing your books to Ignite Spot is a great option, but it's not a fit for everyone. If you decide to hire in-house, this guide will help you make the best decision possible.

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The Number One Business Lesson I've Learned

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Apr 06, 2017 WITH 1 Comment

Sometimes we ask for advice. Other times, we don’t even know we have a problem until someone says something that strikes a chord because it's so relevant. That's why we’re always looking to learn more about entrepreneurship and pass that knowledge on to our readers.

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