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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Leadership Skills (Episode 44)

Now more than ever, entrepreneurs need to be in communication with their team and they need to show great leadership skills. On this morning's WJR Business Beat, Jeff shares some common issues your team may be having while working remotely, along with solutions. Jeff's tips include: Remind your team of your company vision and make...
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StartupNation Radio Exclusive: How Small Businesses Can Survive COVID-19

On this episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff is joined by co-host Matt Damman, CEO of Commando Lock. Together, the two discuss how small businesses can survive the COVID-19 pandemic, with the help of several special guests. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here Additional guests include Norm Pappas, president and CEO...
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Keeping Track of Remote Workers

5 Startup CEOs Discuss Keeping Track of Remote Workers Workplace flexibility has become a defining characteristic in today’s startup environment, and instead of having to commute to an office everyday, more and more employees are given the option of working from the comfort of their own homes and according to their own schedules. Though this...
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Home Business Lessons They Taught Wrong in Kindergarten

Is it just me, or are all the cute little lessons you learned in kindergarten just not applicable when you become a home entrepreneur? Remember to share... When you're an entrepreneur you need three forms of identification, a face-to-face meeting, a confidentiality agreement with a no-compete clause and a patent pending application just to share an idea!...
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The Run-in, A Splice of Life from Home Entrepreneurship

There are only a few situations less horrifying to the home business entrepreneur than running into… the former co-worker. Uggghh. I  just had that situation this weekend. These run-ins always begin the same way for me… I drag my sorry keister out of bed a little too late. Then, I realize we’re out of milk…...
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Home Biz Entrepreneurs Unite!

We, the undersigned members of the fastest growing occupational group in the world, if not the universe, "in order to form a more perfect union"or at least keep our friends, family members and business associates from hassling us on a regular basis… do hereby and forthwith, establish this, the Home Business Entrepreneurs' Bill of Rights....
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Just Three Brains

Despite a myriad of thinking patterns and a full range of individual behaviors among those who share this world with the home business entrepreneur, I am convinced that our spouses and significant others rely on only one of three brains. How do I know? Do this experiment: Tell your husband or wife that you are quitting...
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The Cure For Home Business Isolation

If you cruise around Startup Nation’s forums, you’ll probably find folks wondering how to deal with the challenge of running a home business in almost total isolation. Being a solo artist among bands of company men and women isn’t easy. It’s true, the home bizzer has no company picnic, no chats around the water cooler...
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Thinking Big for the Home CEO

I get a lot of e-mails and messages from all of my Startup Nation fans asking for advice about their home businesses and about situations that are relevant to entrepreneurs. Here’s one: Dear Stella I went into business with my brother, but, he tends to arrive at the wrong decisions, i.e. the decisions that are...
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Starting Up Every Day

My first attempt working at home was in the early 1990's. My husband was offered a promotion and transfer to my hometown of Philadelphia. My entire family is there. How could I say “no”? I was a partner in a startup public relations company. I bought a brand new computer, learned to use a modem,...
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Doing your “Homework”

My name is Joan Isabella, and I work at home. I made that decision so I could stay home with my son. My number one job is being a Mom, yet, working as part of a team and contributing to a larger goal is a big part of who I am. I set out to...