Productivity may be the single most important metric in business. Not because you are measuring what’s being done. You should actually be measuring the value of what’s being done. Too many leaders look at activity – specific work being done – and think that’s enough. Not hardly. Activity is great, but unless that activity is adding value to the company, then it’s not productivity … even if it’s literally producing something. Continue reading Great Ways You Can Get More Done
Teaching our children about investing is something most parents think very little about. Sure you’ll teach them how to balance their checking account and pay their bills on time, but rarely have you considered walking them through the steps of the long term financial stability they could have by investing. Try these tips to help teach your kids about stocks and bonds. Continue reading Teaching Kids: How To Teach Your Children About Stocks And Bonds
Effective money management is an important attribute that every entrepreneur must pick up along the way. Being financially savvy allows you to stretch a thin budget and convert it into visible growth and tangible assets that, in turn, can be used to produce more spendable capital. While effective budgeting and money management aren’t skills you can learn overnight, it’s certainly possible to consciously practice them and turn them into habits over the long run. Here are five tips to becoming a financially savvy entrepreneur. Continue reading How to be a Financially Savvy Entrepreneur
The State of New York just approved new legislation that is intended to create new rules to regulate online rental companies like Airbnb. Continue reading Airbnb hit with new regulations in New York.
Rent-to-own is a relatively recent trend in the residential housing market. The system can allow buyers with a less than stellar credit history purchase a home and can be a viable alternative for sellers who are wanting to move but who are having difficulty attracting buyers for a traditional sale.
Continue reading Advantages & Disadvantages of Rent-to-Own Homes
With ResQwalk, animal lovers can walk, run, or bike to earn money for animal welfare organizations in North America and Canada. All miles traveled under 14 mph count. The organization is also working on enabling stationary bikes and treadmill miles to count. ResQwalk is a free app for Android and iPhones that tracks distance traveled using GPS. Once the app is downloaded, pick a ResQpartner (organization) and get started.
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The world of the entrepreneur is a busy one, full of data, communication and decision-making. Business owners often find themselves juggling two or three tasks at a time, and any measure that can help them manage this constant flow of information and activity is greatly appreciated. In order to do so, successful entrepreneurs often employ a number of strategies to help them sort out the wheat from the chaff of their daily lives: Continue reading 4 ways to be a Better Entrepreneur