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Why This is the Perfect Time to Say Goodbye to Your Boss

July 6, 2021
say goodbye to your boss

The pandemic taught us a lot of things.  Some good, some not so good. One important thing that lockdowns and quarantines taught us is that just because business has always been done a certain way doesn’t mean it’s because it’s the best way. If you hate your job or feel overworked and underappreciated now just…

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How To Make Traditional Business Cards Work For You In The Digital Age.

June 17, 2021
how to make business cards work for you in digital age

Purchasing traditional business cards used to be one of the first official things you did when you started your own business.  Today, with everything from file storage to forms being offered electronically, many business startups are abandoning the traditional business card altogether. But should they?  Is it possible this paper dinosaur could be a powerful…

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We Should View These Lessons As A Gift From 2020

December 17, 2020
gift from 2020

Well, here we are again.  At the end of another year. Normally I’d be writing about yearly accomplishments and setting goals for the new year. But 2020 has been as far from a normal year as you can get.  So, there will be no ‘normal’ year end post. Instead, I would like to share a…

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Will the Pandemic Destroy Small Businesses?

May 12, 2020

Here in the State of Maine, as in much of the country, a vocal group of people are demanding our state open for business.  They claim that the shutdown is going to kill small Maine businesses.  Luckily, we have a governor who is being cautious and making sure businesses can operate with new safety measures…

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Working from Home Flip-Side in Covid-19 Shutdown

April 28, 2020
working from home flip-side in covid-19

Anyone who follows me here on the blog or on social media knows that I have been working from home for 13 years.  For 10 of those, I’ve had a focus on assisting other businesses with online technology.  Unlike so many of you, the current pandemic situation did not suddenly throw me into an unfamiliar…

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Should You Start A Home Business in a Recession?

April 16, 2020
start a home business in a recession

The protective measures we have taken to help protect ourselves and others from the COVID-19 virus is very likely to bring on our next big recession.  With unemployment at an all time high, there are also more people out there seriously considering starting their own business. But should you start a home business in a…

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Working from Home Q & A: Facebook Live Replay

April 9, 2020
working from home q & a

Dealing with a pandemic can make you feel pretty helpless. I’ve found a great way to feel a little less helpless is to make myself helpful. That’s why I finally decided to take the plunge into Facebook Live. This was a big decision for me. I’m a dyed in the wool introvert, so putting my…

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