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For many, the real estate industry represents exciting possibilities. Not only do real estate agents have independence, autonomy, and the ability to function independently, the job can also be extremely lucrative. Best of all, unlike other professions, almost anyone can become a real estate agent so long as they pass their licensing exam and find a position at a brokerage. But while the rewards can be significant, setting oneself up for success in the real estate industry requires some strategic planning and forethought. If you are interested in becoming a real estate agent and want to know more about how…

Coworking spaces come in different varieties and flavours, each one carving out a space in New York City’s vast landscape. With the members setting the tone of each enclave, the wonderful thing about coworking in NYC is that you can actually find gems in the numerous spaces that are a part of this vast landscape. In fact, the coworking space landscape is not seen as quite a glut, as the opportunity to work with like-minded professionals in a dynamic space at rock bottom prices is very attractive to urbanites used to paying premium prices to occupy exclusive office space. The…

Tax

Nobody likes doing taxes for a variety of different reasons, with one of the more notable being that nobody likes giving away their money. However, one of the more significant reasons why people hate tax season is because filing taxes can often cause quite a headache because of how unnecessarily time-consuming and complex it may be. Add in any potential legal or financial implications of doing it wrong, and it can end up also being extremely stressful. Because of that, all of us tend to look for ways to make filing our taxes as easy as possible. However, there are…

What could possibly be wrong with promoting employee collaboration? After all, when employees work well together, companies are able to achieve new heights and improve the way they do business. Or at least, that’s the perception. The truth about collaborative workplaces, though, is often much less compelling. In reality, constant employee collaboration can actually stunt productivity and prevent businesses from operating at their peak potential. Today, we’ll explore four oft-overlooked downsides to collaborative professional environments. Check them out here: Introvert Exclusion There’s nothing wrong with being an introvert. Yet, in many business setups, introverts are punished for merely “staying in…

One of the biggest challenge small businesses face is locating capital for their companies. Having enough initial capital is very important for a company to be able to initiate and follow through on its objectives. Having access to capital on an ongoing basis is also important because business is unpredictable especially for small companies that must constantly juggle their finances.   So small businesses must meet the challenge of constantly locating new source of capital in order to fulfill their business plans and remain competitive.  However locating capital is not always easy for a small business. The regular channels like…