Red barn near the mountains

Top Things to Consider When Starting a Farm

Starting a farm business is a challenging yet very noble endeavour. If you want to try your hand at working the soil and you think you can handle whatever challenges that dream presents, you have to keep these considerations in mind. Lay of the Land You need to take an environmental survey of your land. Take time to know the farmland …

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Three Tips for a Successful Startup

Climbing the corporate ladder can be exhausting, especially if you have been trying to do it for years. There is no guarantee that an employee will get a promotion or be content with having a desk job. At some point, you will find that you want to do more than go to work from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. While …

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BYOB: Be Your Own Boss With These 3 Business Opportunities

Let’s face it: if you currently have a desk job, you may have expressed disdain over it at one point. Maybe you don’t get along with your boss or colleagues? Maybe you feel you aren’t being paid enough? Maybe your job consumes so much of your time that there you no longer have much of a social life? Whatever the …

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Higher education

College Degree: Is It Truly Necessary for Success?

As a woman not born into privilege, I realized early on that I would have to work harder than some to achieve my goals. My parents drummed in me the importance of education, and that I had to study hard and get a college degree to land a high-paying job. I didn’t doubt their advice, and I am thankful for …

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McCafe Franchise

Franchising: A Practical Introduction to Business Management

Many of us, including myself, aspire to become a business owner. To be clear, I believe there’s nothing wrong about being an employee until retirement. How you make a living is a personal choice, after all. A business owner isn’t superior to an employee, and vice versa. I simply like being my own boss andbeing in control of my work …

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