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creating a business plan for a start-up

Having worked at the same company for fifteen years, I pictured myself farther along than I was the day that I quit. Why did I quit? Well, I quit because I was constantly being passed up for promotions as they were given to newer, younger employees. I finally had enough, quit my job and started a business of my own. How did I do that without going bankrupt in the process? I had a plan! I took a long time to plan the exit strategy as well as how I was going to start a successful business without losing everything.

It’s A Family Heirloom: How To Protect Your Restored Antique Furniture

Now that you have your family heirloom restored, you want to make sure you take proper care of it. Antiques require special handling, especially those constructed from wood. Wood is particularly susceptible to damage caused by improper handling. To keep your family heirloom in pristine condition, here are a few handling tips you'll need to follow. Protect Against Damage You might not realize this but antique wood furniture can be damaged by conditions that would be considered normal under most circumstances. Read More 

3 Tips For Creating A Better Workplace Environment

When you are striving to have a successful business you need to be just as concerned about your employees as you are about revenue. Creating a positive workplace will increase productivity and improve the experience for your customers. Get Physical The workplace environment begins with the layout and objects within your business. You should periodically assess components of the physical environment to determine if they are conducive to the type of workplace you want. Read More 

What Every Homeowner Needs To Know About Fuel & Nitrogen Dioxide

When fuel is burned, the combustion process produces several gases. One of the gases is carbon monoxide, which most people are familiar with due to the dangers of inhaling carbon monoxide. However, many people don't realize that nitrogen dioxide is another dangerous gas that is also produced during combustion. If your home has a furnace that operates with heating oil and/or you have gas-operated appliances, it's very important that you know about nitrogen dioxide because it can cause serious illnesses in you and your family members. Read More 

3 Services Your New Real Estate Business Can Offer To Stand Out From The Crowd

While the industry tends to be unpredictable, starting a new real estate business offers a variety of benefits to take advantage of. You get to be your own boss and set your work hours and you have optimal control over your profit margins. You'll also have an opportunity to create variation in your workload by going the extra mile and acting as a financial adviser, life coach, and maybe even a counselor in addition to wearing your hat as a real estate agent. Read More 

Live In A Hurricane Prone Area? Make Life After A Storm Easier With Pre-Planned Storm Storage

When a hurricane is about to hit your area and you need to evacuate your home, you've got a limited amount of time to decide what to pack up and take with you. In most cases, because of time and space restraints, hurricane victims grab only their identifying documents (driver's licenses, birth certificates) and a change of clothes before seeking safer ground. When the damage settles, though, and they're left to resume their lives with nothing more than a folder full of paperwork, day-to-day life becomes especially challenging while they wait for their insurance companies to process their claims. Read More