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JACK Or MASTER? Focus Brings Order and Success

May 5th, 2008 · Comments Off

My sister works for a local company here in the New Orleans area. This company is in the process of opening up some new restaurants and cafes. They are new to this kind of endeavor, having gained success and money in a totally different arena. I don’t mean to criticize just to be a jerk. […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration · Business How-To's · DIY Life · Leadership · Running a Business · Self Employment News

Find A Mentor To Help You Succeed

April 28th, 2008 · Comments Off

Ok. So we moved back to the New Orleans area after living in Minnesota for 2 years, thanks to Hurricane Katrina. And when we got back, I started dabbling in real estate investing. So it’s been about 6 months and I’ve made a few bucks here and there. At first, I read a book called […]

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Are You a Lackey or Boss Material? Find Your Workplace Personality

July 11th, 2007 · Comments Off

It’s fairly common today that many people change careers several times before settling down. How many people do you know went back to college to pursue a different path, or who work in a field totally unrelated to their college studies, or who still don’t know what they want to do in life, maybe even […]

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Highest Paying, No Degree, White Collar Work-At-Home Jobs

June 13th, 2007 · 9 Comments

Just as there are endless legitimate reasons to want to work from home, there are many different kinds of jobs you can do from home. But some pay more than others depending on what you do. For example, a computer programmer who works from home is bound to make some good money. But what about […]

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Cash Only Jobs in the Underground Economy

June 8th, 2007 · 5 Comments

When I was in junior high school, I did what my brothers and sister had done before me: I started a lucrative (for a kid, anyway) candy-selling business. We did not get any allowance and so we all had other ways of earning money; this was one that we all dabbled in for a bit. […]

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Tags: Business Profiles · DIY Life · Running a Business · Self Employment News

eBay Alternatives (Pt. 3): DIY Auction & Selling Solutions

May 14th, 2007 · Comments Off

If you want to sell online but you wish to have absolute full control over what you sell and how you sell it, you can always start your own auction site. By starting your own site you can also charge other sellers to use the site and basically become an auction landlord (or slumlord) – […]

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Tags: Ecommerce · Marketing · Running a Business · Self Employment News

Readying for Take-Off: the Home-Based Business

May 3rd, 2007 · Comments Off

Before you open for business, it’s vital to do the necessary preparation. Here are some to-do’s to get your home-based business ready for take-off.

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Monday-itis??? Ways to Start the Week with a Bang

April 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Surely you’ve heard of Mondayitis? AKA the Monday Morning blues? Having a case of the Mondays? Whichever term you are familiar with, Monday-itis- the feeling of dread, sadness, apathy, or dreariness associated with starting the work week- is real for many people. Studies show that as many as 87% of employees are unhappy with their […]

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3 Smart Tips for Work-At-Homers

April 27th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Congratulations! You’ve found a great opportunity to work at home and the perks are so obvious: no long commute, no office politics, more flexible schedule, tax breaks, and independence. While working at home is really a great set-up, there are some challenges you will be facing. Most work-at-homers struggle with 4 key areas: organization, discipline, […]

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eBay Alternatives Part 2: Other Online Marketplaces Sellers Can Use

April 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

If you’ve become fed up with eBay because of their fees, their policies, or their CEO then you might want to explore some of the other options out there. I’ve tried a few of these, and while there simply is no other site like eBay there are a few fairly good eBay alternatives available to […]

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Tags: Ecommerce · Running a Business · Self Employment News