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End Offshoring Development Headaches with UruIT Nearshoring

Developing software for the US market using US talent can be difficult and expensive. The unemployment rate for US developers is a mere 1.9%, which means that demand for US-culture-aware development far outstrips the current, and foreseeable, supply. UruIT is on the leading edge of nearshoring, a novel approach that uses development teams located in regular USA time zones, to save costs without the logistical nightmare of legacy...

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Buy Southside Blooms’ non-toxic flowers, and help build the south side’s social infrastructure.

Flowers sold in urban areas are notoriously toxic. They’re grown hundreds of miles away, under the worst factory-farming conditions, and are treated, en route, with even more chemical adulterants. However, if you live in the United States or have loved ones there, you now have a progressive solution to this vexing quandary. Instead of giving up on bouquets all together, you can pre-order organic bouquets via Kickstarter, for prices...

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5 Calendar Problems That Eat Your Productivity

We are creatures of habit. At times bad habits, done in the name of “being too busy”, cause us to lose valuable time and productivity. While we may recognize some of these bad habits or problem areas we may not always correct them. When you’re constantly on-the-go, one problem area to concentrate on fixing is your calendar. Correcting calendar problems that eat your productivity can free up time in your schedule for both work and...

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4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Business When You’re Young
May14

4 Reasons Why You Should Start a Business When You’re Young

If you’ve ever wanted to start a business, you’re certainly not alone. Whether you think of the next best thing in tech or an easier way to deliver pizzas, the opportunities are truly endless. What separates the “wantrepreneurs” from the entrepreneurs is action. A great idea is worthless without execution. So when’s the best time to start a business? After years of experience working for a corporation?...

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The Aspiring Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Financing
May07

The Aspiring Entrepreneur’s Guide to Business Financing

Americans are more debt-ridden than ever, with around 80 percent of Americans currently carrying debt. While some of this is tied up in mortgages or medical debt, much of it also stems from student loans and credit cards. In fact, the average Gen Xer carries more than $8,000 in credit card debt, while the average Millennial is saddled with nearly $5,000. And this debt doesn’t just follow us around when we’re alive. Seventy-three...

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How You Can Stay Motivated When Everything Seems to Be Falling Apart
Apr09

How You Can Stay Motivated When Everything Seems to Be Falling Apart

Let’s be honest, life is a constant roller coaster of emotions. One day you’re conquering the world and the next you may be curled up in your room on a rainy day. In startups things can be even more rocky. With so much uncertainty and very little instant gratification, startups are not for the faint of heart. So how do you stay motivated throughout all this? What can you do when times get tough? Here’s how you can stay motivated when...

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