Small and medium-size businesses are working hard to serve their clients in new ways, take care of their staff, keep the lights on, and figure out government programs – without the benefit of large leadership teams or deep pockets. The extra pressure to “be more” and “do more” from marketers, government agencies and thought leaders can feel like one more stress.

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Over the years, I’ve come to see that it’s not just talent or qualifications that make the ideal employee – it’s their habits, attitude, and work ethic that can make the difference between someone I hire and promote, and someone who will not succeed at the job.

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Stress is inevitable, but how you handle it, is not. Years ago, I took the advice I received during a skiing lesson and applied it to my life. Now, when I start to feel stressed, I adjust my stance…

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Skillful management of family holdings requires a unique blend of personal and business skills. You need to be able to understand and manage group dynamics, know how to blend and balance family goals with business goals – and have the required experience managing a property day-to-day. Over the years, we’ve found that some basic practices can make all the difference…

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When you buy a property, your real estate agent may offer to manage it for you. Should you take them up on their offer? Before you decide, find out the answers to the following questions…

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