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DIY entrepreneur Brooklyn Tweed

March 22, 2016

Balancing DIY & SOS: A Modern Tale of an All-American Business

Brooklyn Tweed is on a mission to change the way you think about knitting. Yes, knitting. The Portland-based small business makes 100% breed-specific, all-American yarn on a large scale, along with fashionably hip patterns for women and men. Ten years ago, it was rare to find wool yarn sourced and produced within the U.S. Wishing […]

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March 21, 2016

31 Inspiring Quotes To Help You Lead Great Teams

Making difficult decisions, constantly learning, and taking time to appreciate your team are core practices behind any successful leader—but balancing these skills is not always easy. To help, we’ve gathered together 31 inspiring quotes from innovators across all industries. Bookmark this blog and reference it for inspiration throughout your week, or share one of your […]

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March 18, 2016

How Therapeutic Literacy Center Is Changing Outcomes, Creating Bright Futures

Twenty-five years as an educator have taught Maria Bagby one thing: Learning isn’t one-size-fits-all. But if a child suffers from a diagnosed learning disability, the traditional learning environment is more than just a bad fit–it could lead to a host of negative outcomes that have a lasting impact on both a child and his or […]

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Ask Bud Saint Patrick's Day

March 17, 2016

Why Should I Offer My Employees Short Term Disability Insurance?

In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, with everything possible being turned green, let’s focus on a product that brings us some “green”—money that is, when we need it most. I’m talking about wage replacement money, when an employee cannot work due to illness or has to miss work as a result of an accident. Short […]

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PEO Considerations

March 11, 2016

Ask a Zenefits Advisor: Can Another Broker Get My Company Better Rates Than Zenefits?

Hey Bud, My broker says he can get my company better rates than Zenefits can. Is he telling the truth? Weary Of Lower Financing & Insurance Estimates Dear W.O.L.F.I.E., We hear this a lot, and it often reminds me of the statement “My dad can beat up your dad.” That is to say, it’s a […]

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Robust RIA

March 10, 2016

Time is Money: How This Early Stage Startup Found More Time to Focus on Product

Robust RIA has a clear mission within a complex industry: they make institutional quality investment advice and management available to individuals and foundations. Simply put, the NJ-based startup gives independent advisers more time to spend with their clients by handling trading, technology, and administration. But where can they carve out more time? Like most small business […]

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