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10 Steps to Improve the Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Your Life

Did you ever stop to recognize that we are all bombarded with “noise,” be it in the form of sound or motion or the endless pressure of the workplace, robbing us of the time we need to collect our thoughts, take a deep breath, and perhaps even have the chance...

Don’t Overlook ‘The Great Resignation’ When Assessing Your Company’s Security

As the world continues its return, many organizations could be in for a surprise. Millions of workers could soon leave their roles as part of “The Great Resignation.” Their reasons vary, and estimates indicate one-quarter to 40% of workers across seemingly every industry could shortly walk away from their roles. Such a...

Why Companies Are Struggling With Becoming GDPR Compliant

If you have data about your European customers, employees, or suppliers, you need to become GDPR compliant. Or you could be at risk of being fined up to €20 million. This article will explain what GDPR is, why companies are struggling to comply, and how to become compliant. What is GDPR? GDPR (General...

9 Ways to Cut Costs While Running a Business

Recent times haven’t been easy on entrepreneurs, especially those who are small business owners. Many companies have had to cut costs by downsizing their operations and letting some of their staff go to cope with the global economic changes. If keeping your revenue on par with previous years has been...

The ABCs of ESG

Not long ago, I was talking to an attorney friend who works closely with a lot of startups. We were catching up on business when something I said prompted him to pause and ask me a question. “I keep hearing you, and others, say “ESG.” What is that?” It was...

The Art of Good Remote Work Communications: Learn When to Pick up the Phone

For years, our team spent our days in a cluttered, cramped office space in New York. It was the heart of our operations and what kept us on track, or so we thought. We were hunting for a larger space to accommodate a growing team when the pandemic hit and everyone...

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Small Business Look Like a Large Corporation

Small businesses are often considered to be the backbone of our economy. But while there is no higher honor than being a small business owner, it can be a struggle for small businesses to compete in any market. For this reason, many small business owners want to make their companies...

Amazon denies accepting Bitcoin, sends it tumbling

Amazon.com Inc is denying a media report saying the e-commerce giant is looking to accept Bitcoin payments by the end of the year. The report from London’s City AM newspaper, citing an unnamed “insider”, sent the world’s biggest cryptocurrency up as much as 14.5 percent before it trimmed gains to last...

Excel Accounting for Small Businesses: It’s Easier Than You Think

I’m a writer, not an accountant. The mention of double-entry bookkeeping used to put me to sleep — and then give me stress nightmares. Fortunately, I’ve evolved. I won’t pretend that I’ve transformed into a number-loving accounting superstar. But Excel accounting for small business doesn’t require you to be one...

What Is GPS Fleet Tracking and Why is it Useful?

The most popular location system is GPS (Global Positioning System), and it is based on the constellation of satellites of the Department of Defense of the American Government. But in recent years other alternative and complementary constellations have been developed, such as the European Galileo system, the Russian Glonass, or...