Making Time for Professional Development When Owning a Business


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Whether you’ve been a business owner for years, or you’ve just begun your journey into entrepreneurship, professional development is likely one of the last tasks on your mind. With so many business needs pulling you in multiple directions, it can be easy to forget to spend time developing yourself.

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North Central Massachusetts Chamber Welcomes Ryan Murphy to its Professional Staff

Fitchburg – The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Murphy to its professional staff in the position of Marketing Manager.

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In this position, Mr. Murphy will be responsible for the marketing and communications efforts of the Chamber and its affiliate organizations – Visit North Central Massachusetts and the North Central Massachusetts Development Corporation. This would include managing our multiple websites, social media platforms, media buys, public relations and other marketing channels.

Ryan comes to the Chamber with experience in marketing and graphic design, which includes work he has done for the U.S. Consumer Healthcare Advocacy Group, Blue Wave Solar, the Sprinkler Factory and Expose Yourself Public Relations. He is a graduate of Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing and Minor in Graphic Design. In his free time, he likes to head to Mount Wachusett for

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Plumbing Masters of Moreno Valley Offers Professional and Reliable Plumbing Services in Moreno Valley, CA

Plumbing Masters of Moreno Valley Offers Professional and Reliable Plumbing Services in Moreno Valley, CA

Moreno Valley, CA – Plumbing Masters of Moreno Valley is a top-rated plumbing solutions provider based in Moreno Valley, CA. The company has been registered, certified, and insured by the relevant state authorities. Therefore, assuring clients of Plumbing Masters – best plumbing service in Moreno Valley, CA.

“Plumbing should be done by a reliable and trustworthy company that has the necessary experience in the field of plumbing. Plumbing Masters of Moreno Valley connects you with the best in the business, so you can rest easy knowing your job is being taken care of,” said Gary Harris, the owner, and spokesperson for the company, regarding their unrivaled plumbing services.

As previously mentioned, Plumbing Masters of Moreno Valley has a team of certified and experienced plumbers. The team is trained to address any plumbing issue that residential and commercial clients experience in the Moreno Valley area.

Water leaks, when left unchecked,

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IKOULA Strengthens Its Presence in Europe, by Launching Its Professional Solutions on Romanian and Portuguese Markets

IKOULA – one of the leaders in IaaS sector, specialized into dedicated servers, outsourcing and Cloud Computing – strenghtens its presence in Europe, by offering its professional solutions to Romanian and Portuguese companies, through dedicated websites.

After opening a subsidiary in the Netherlands, then in Spain, offering its services and products in two new European countries is definitely the logical continuation of IKOULA’s international business development, and testifies to its willingness to work in favor of a competitive, open, interoperable and responsible European IT ecosystem.

This European expansion did not happen by chance, “ explains Jules-Henri Gavetti, President and co-founder of IKOULA. ” Choosing Portugal allows us to strengthen our presence in the Iberian Peninsula, and thus gives us the necessary anchor for a potential future deployment in Latin America. For Romania, in addition to echoing family roots, our arrival on this market with strong growth potential opens the

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How I grew my idea to be a professional bridesmaid into a full-time job

  • After being a bridesmaid for many friends, Jen Glantz wondered if she could turn the role into a paying job. 
  • She posted an ad on Craigslist to see if anyone would want to hire a professional bridesmaid, and after receiving hundreds of interested emails, Glantz decided to make her idea a reality.
  • First, she identified the main requests from her clients and strategized what services she could offer that would be beneficial to brides in need.
  • She built a website, and worked her first handful of weddings as case studies. 
  • Since starting the business over six years ago, Glantz has worked with hundreds of clients and continually finds ways to optimize and improve her services.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

I first got the idea to start a company called Bridesmaid for Hire after I’d been a bridesmaid at over a dozen of my friend’s weddings. One night,

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