Best SMART Apps for Small Businesses

As a small business owner, we have to wear many hats: operations, marketing, finance, bookkeeping, customer service, the list goes on and on. Thankfully we are in an age where we can leverage technology to make our lives much easier. For example, when looking at fleet rental services from Flex Fleet, there is a blog…

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Starting a business is stressful. It requires an incredible amount of commitment and resilience to succeed. There are hundreds of tasks that need to get done and you are responsible for it all. Luckily, with some SMART planning before opening your doors, you can drastically increase your chances of success. Before taking the plunge, the…

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It is truly a privilege and honor to hold a leadership position. These documents below are to help you understand more about me, my expectations, and how you can best work with me. It also describes how I will evaluate your performance and efficiency reports. Not having clear job descriptions and expectations is one of…

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One of the first things any leader should do when taking command or joining a unit is to understand the organization. He or she should understand the different duty positions, roles, and their responsibilities. Not having clear job descriptions and expectations is one of the main reasons for poor team cohesion. You mustn’t assume that…

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In 1943, Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers created the famous Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test. Want to learn about other personality tests? Click here to find out! Inspired by renowned Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung, they devised a questionnaire that would help identify a person’s psychological type. Get your personality…

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Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, working with the right people, and completing a series of legal activities. Taking the right steps can make the difference between your business succeeding or failing. If you are considering setting up a new business, read these SMART steps below. What Type of Business Do You…

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Whether you are in the construction or finance sector, continued education is critical to staying on top of industry trends and best practices. Taking continuing education seriously is important, especially in the construction industry where mistakes can lead to buildings collapsing or buildings not suitable for human habitation due to poor workmanship and inexperienced contractors.…

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Investing in real estate can be a great investment if you are able to educate yourself about the process. Rental properties can generate ongoing passive income. Property prices tend to rise over the long-run, so you can also benefit from capital appreciation. You can also take advantage of certain tax benefits. But just like with…

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The market worth for electronic shelf labels (ESL) is estimated at USD 826 million in 2021. By 2026, the market is expected to reach USD 2,092 million at a CAGR of 20.4%. The pandemic has indeed pushed forward the electronic shelf labels market. Rapid digitalization of retail stores and prevailing automation trends are to be…

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Day trading and retail investing has surged since the onset of the COVID pandemic. Trading apps like Robinhood and social news platforms like Reddit have seen a large surge of business and visitors. There are many markets day traders can participate in – stocks, options, future, bitcoin, funds, forex, and much more. “Forex” (FX), which…

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According to one study, 85% of timeshare owners regret their purchase of a timeshare. This study was conducted prior to the COVID-19 outbreak. With the travel industry shutdown and recovery still a long ways away, those owning a timeshare have been hit hard. So what are your options? You can’t just walk away from a…

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“Competition whose motive is merely to compete, to drive some other fellow out, never carries very far. The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.” Henry Ford The business world has changed drastically over the past several decades.…

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The pandemic has brought a lot into perspective for organizations of all sizes and scales. One of the biggest realizations was the heavy reliance of the staff on your integrated office systems, which had their own limitations when it comes to accessibility and versatility. Last year saw many changes and drastic shifts where the world…

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As we all make our way into the next industrial revolution, or known as Industry 4.0, switching careers may not just be a choice but rather a requirement to remain employed.  With technology fast making its way into every aspect of our daily lives and work days, it might be a requirement for you to…

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