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One of the hardest parts of scaling any business is going global. Challenges come with being international that are not often faced by business owners who only operate locally. Everything from distribution to operation becomes more complicated in general. That’s why we’ve put together this list of tips for business owners looking to go global: Make Sure Your Finances Are In Order Managing your finances correctly is obviously important for any business, but when it comes to expanding your empire globally, it becomes even more crucial. You’ll now be dealing with international transfers, currency exchanges, and all the other costs…

When asked to choose among the top destinations for a weekend break in Europe, most people would have Amsterdam pretty high on their list of priorities. Holland’s biggest and most cosmopolitan city has long attracted people from around the world due to its liberal-mindedness and well-earned status as one of the most important cultural hubs on the European continent.  While most people come with the best intentions of getting to know the city on an intimate level, in many cases, they end up either spending too much time glued to a sofa in one of the many coffee shops or…

For many people, starting their own business based on one of their passions in life is a goal that they dream of pursuing. And for some lucky entrepreneurs, this dream can become a reality if you work hard to achieve it and have a solid plan in place when starting out. So if your goal in life is to support yourself by bringing more beauty and life into people’s lives through the gift of flowers, here are three things you should consider before opening your own flower shop. Start Out Small As with most fledgling business ventures, it’s going to…

Thriving in the business scene these days is nothing like it used to be. It’s true that the business world is as competitive and brutal as ever. It’s also true that humans reside in a society now that is highly technology-oriented. The digital realm is bigger than it’s ever been. If you want your modern business to do well, then you have to make digital marketing a priority. That means that you have to put a lot of thought and time into digital content. It doesn’t matter which combinations of digital content you use. It’s critical to give your target…

The brilliant Rick Andreoli Montreal was a friend of my fathers and I can remember when I was growing up that they would be often stuck to the chess board. My father would often be cursing and that is because, as I later learned, Rick was an incredibly high level player. In fact Rick was kind enough to give me a few lessons when I was growing up and whilst I can play well, I am nowhere near the level of this guy, he really is brilliant. If you look at a player who s playing at around the 2,000…