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Eric Kent Wine Cellars Survives Recession with Craftsmanship (and a Little Luck)

Posted In BUSINESS PROFILES

The wine business was booming in 2002 when Kent Humphrey sold his advertising company and invested in starting Eric Kent Wine Cellars. Unbeknown to him, the global financial crisis lurked just around the corner. He would have only a few short years to establish his product in both a crowded marketplace and an industry where anything [...]
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5 Curiously Instructive Games for Small-Business Owners

Posted In TRENDS

That old adage about too much work and too little play making some guy named Jack a less-than-scintillating character rings true to a point. But, as Jack Nicholson’s character in The Shining demonstrates, it’s possible to go overboard. For example, researchers currently are keen on bringing elements of game-design theory to the workplace [PDF] in [...]
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Which iPad Office Suite Is Right for You?

Posted In TECHNOLOGY

Tablet computers are greatly expanding our means of content consumption, but they still play second fiddle to traditional PCs when it comes to content creation — as in, getting some actual work done. However, the portability and flexibility of tablets make them perfectly serviceable productivity devices, especially if you’re a professional on the go. You [...]

Using Dropbox to Sync Files With the Cloud

Posted In INNER CIRCLE

There are a lot of good file-hosting services out there, but Dropbox leads the pack for one simple reason: It’s the best. Dropbox is essentially a free, web-based file-hosting service that lets you store and share files with other people via a folder on your computer that’s synced to the cloud. When you make changes [...]
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