Category Archives: Tools and Information

Behaviors That Prevent Your Business From Growing | business.com

Some of your behaviors are preventing your business from growing as you want it to.

You are working countless hours, sacrificing your time, being tenacious when things are not going your way and feeling exhausted most of the time. Unfortunately, being a small business owner can sometimes feel like a thankless job.

On the surface, when things feel like they are at a standstill, no matter how hard you try to grow, you might automatically think that what you need is just a little more time or just a bit more money and then things will finally turn for you. Knee-jerk reactions to this way of thinking may make you seek a loan to increase your cash flow or extend your operational hours to increase your capacity, but in reality, those might not be the things you need at all.

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How to Get the Best From the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus Camera | Digital Trends

The Galaxy Note 10 Plus is the best looking Note smartphone Samsung has ever made, especially in the stunning aura glow color, but what about the camera? The good news is, it’s one of Samsung’s best too, and if you’ve grabbed this great phone with the intention of snapping some pictures worthy of its flagship status, we’ve got a full guide on how to get the most from it. Not grabbed one yet? Read our Note 10 Plus review to find out why you should.

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Common Workplace Injuries Employers Need to Be Aware Of | The Startup Magazine

Up to 5,000 workers get killed each year in the workplace. You are responsible for the safety of your workplace as an employer. Of course, you cannot prevent every workplace injury, accidents happen sometimes.

That’s why it’s important to focus on the most common workplace injuries. You need to encourage an environment that promotes health and safety at work. This isn’t just to prevent injuries. You also need to protect yourself against claims when things go wrong.

You may be reluctant to spend money on safety procedures. But, this will save you money overall in the long-term and protect your workers. Let’s check out the most common workplace injuries below. Let’s get started!

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Google’s Newest Gadget for Your Home Is Literally Always Watching You | Inc.com

The Google Nest Hub Max seems like a pretty smart device–even if the name could use some work. It also has some pretty cool features. For example, the device will display the calendar or content customized for the person who happens to be looking at it, without them having to log on. That sounds really cool, but in order for it to work, there’s one giant catch.

It’s literally always watching you.

That’s because the Google Nest Hub Max’s front-facing camera is always on so it can detect and analyze faces and determine who’s interacting with. That also means that the device can be controlled with a series of gestures. I guess that’s cool, but Google wanting to put a camera in my house that’s always on? What could possibly go wrong?

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A Simple Hack Elevates This Office Sideboard | IKEA Hackers

Plain IKEA KALLAX gets upgraded to office sideboard

I wanted a side surface to my bay window desk which also had a lot of storage, so the KALLAX offered a blank canvas to work from.

A few months earlier I had bought a second hand upcycled IKEA STOCKHOLM walnut veneer coffee table. It had been covered in Orla Kiely wallpaper and varnished.

So I wanted to embrace this within the unit I made.

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The Challenge of Seeing Progress | The Simple Dollar

This is a challenge with almost every long term goal that people face. Once you start down the long journey of that goal, it can become very difficult to actually detect any sort of forward progress on that goal in your day to day life. You are making progress, but it doesn’t feel like you’re making any progress, and that can go on and on and on.

While much of the advice for handling the “boring middle” works well in terms of developing a sustainable pattern of behavior so that you can keep on moving forward even when it’s boring, it doesn’t help much with this very real issue. The only suggestion that really touches on this at all is developing milestones along the way and celebrating those milestones in a non-disruptive way.

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If You Suck as an Employee, You Will Probably Suck as an Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur

Do you want to make the jump from working for an employer to running your own business? Odds are that if you suck as an employee now, then you won’t make it as an entrepreneur. It sounds harsh, but that’s real talk.

As an employee, if you don’t build the skills you need to thrive as an entrepreneur, especially in terms of having a strong work ethic, then it’s incredibly difficult to flip a switch and all of a sudden thrive as an entrepreneur.

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Multifamily Real Estate Investing | Getentrepreneurial.com

Entrepreneurs tend to be good fits for real estate investing. This has something to do with their creativity, ingenuity, and stomach for risk-taking. And if there’s one type of real estate investing that’s more appealing than the rest, it’s multifamily properties.

The Benefits of Multifamily Real Estate Investing

As the name suggests, a multifamily piece of real estate is housing where there are multiple units. These units are typically all owned by one person, but leased out to different tenants. Examples include large apartment buildings, duplexes, and triplexes. The benefits of investing in multifamily properties include:

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Integrating Vacuum Technology To Keep Food Hot | CoolBusinessIdeas.com

This stainless-steel cooking pot based on a traditional Japanese design uses a double-wall construction to create a vacuum that insulates the contents to retain heat for long periods.

The Maho Nabé pot achieves precise heat control and a long-lasting internal temperature thanks to its innovative double-walled structure, which improves thermal insulation.

Unlike other vacuum pans, there is no separate outer container so the pot itself can be heated on an open flame.

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15 Companies Founded By Amazing Young Entrepreneurs | Business News Daily

You’ve heard about 30 under 30 lists (and other lists) that celebrate entrepreneurs under a certain age for achieving greatness. Did you ever imagine a list featuring entrepreneurs as young as nine years old?

Age doesn’t equal success, and no one knows that more than the young entrepreneurs on this list. They don’t need a driver’s license or high school diploma to transform their ideas into thriving businesses.

Here are 15 companies started by amazing young entrepreneurs.

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