Charissa Arsaoui

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    5 Principles of Small Business Success — Straight from the Masters

    by on June 23, 2011

    When it comes to running successful businesses, few people have made their mark on the world the way that Jack Canfield, Dale Carnegie, Donald Trump, Warren Buffet, and Timothy Ferriss have.  In addition to accumulating wealth, these intelligent businessmen a…

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  • 5 Small Businesses That Offer Awesome Employee Perks

    by on March 21, 2011

    A good salary is great. Free stuff is even better.

    By offering employees additional perks above and beyond the usual benefits, employers accomplish a number of things, changing the climate of the job, keeping employees happier, and cutting down on costly turn…

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    7 Small Businesses You Can Start in Your Living Room

    by on February 24, 2011

    Got that entrepreneurial itch but don’t know what to do with it?  Consider launching a business that you can run right from your living room. Just because you start a company doesn’t mean you have to rent an office and put a sign out front. In fact, accordi…

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    5 Free iPhone Applications for Small Business

    by on February 23, 2011

    You don’t have to pay a dime to take advantage of all the great iPhone applications available through iTunes; there are plenty of free apps available that can help your business succeed. From paying bills to signing contracts, there’s almost nothing your iPh…

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    5 Ways to Bring Creativity Into Your Work Day

    by on February 16, 2011

    Even the leftiest-brained thinkers can use a jolt of creativity every now and then.  Author and creative consultant Edward de Bono has said, “There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be n…

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    Five Ways to Make Your Handmade Items Stand Out in a Crowd

    by on February 4, 2011

    Etsy, the world’s biggest handmade marketplace on the net, has over seven million registered users and many, like you, are small business owners. It isn’t easy to stand out in a crowd of sellers stemming from all corners of the globe, but if you don’t fi…

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  • 10 Must-Have Business Books

    by on January 17, 2011

    A well-written business book is a valuable resource that can help you solve problems, manage your customers and employees better, and provide you with advice about everything from legal issues to taxes to social media.

    While thousands of authors claim to know…

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    How Employee Recognition Programs Can Help Your Business

    by on January 17, 2011

    Hiring exceptional employees isn’t easy. Keeping them is even tougher.

    As an employer, it is your responsibility to identify high achievers and reward them appropriately. Employee recognition programs can help encourage workers and motivate them to be their p…

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