How to Reduce Equipment Downtime during Harvest Season

Equipment
In some fields, farmers have a month or two to get in their year’s yield. In others, that time is reduced to a couple weeks. No matter what harvest timeframe farmers fall victim to, the fact remains that the sooner they can bring in the harvest, the sooner they can see the profits of their endeavors. Every setback during harvest season is significant indeed.

The most common cause of forced downtime is machinery malfunction, which can leave a famer’s crop blowing in the wind for days on end. Therefore, the easiest way to make the most of harvest season is to ensure one’s equipment is in peak condition. Here are six solutions to help farmers properly maintain their machinery so they can truly reap what they sew.

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11 Ways to Guarantee a Happy Workplace

Happy Employees
A happy workplace results in higher productivity, less staff turnover, and better results. So, if you are looking at ways to improve your business, think about focusing on your employees’ happiness. You might just get the results you desire. In today’s guide, we’re going to take you through ten simple things you can do to help guarantee your company is a great place to work. Read on to find out more.

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3 Surefire Ways to Ensure Your Employees Meet Deadlines

Deadline
Are you a business owner? Are you about to take on a new project? Are you hoping to sign new contracts and attract new clients? Is meeting deadlines part and parcel of day to day life in the office? If so, you’re probably looking for innovative, effective ways of making sure you meet client’s needs. Here are three surefire ways to ensure your workforce is up to the job.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Caring for Electrics in the Office

Eletrics
An office is a place full of electronics, power cords and surge protects. A simple look at your office desk will reveal the volume of electrical at your disposal. Most of these have become an important part of any office that we seldom think about the dangers they bring. Electrical burns, shocks, and even fires are some of the accidents that can happen at the office if you don’t handle your electrical components with care.  Let’s take a look at the do’s and don’ts of caring for electrics in the office.

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5 Ways to Better Organise to Grow Your Business

Organize
For small business owners having a goal and a plan to achieve it is a must if they are to succeed and grow their business to be next Amazon or Google. However, I have come across many who just live one day at a time without having any organization around their business or life. While this may work for some time in the long run it will have negative impact on your ability to get things done efficiently and build a successful business. An organized business, including desk, financials or management will be able to grow to its full potential. Here are 5 tips to bring some sanity in your chaotic day-to-day business activity.

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3 Tips to Conduct a Memorable Video Interview

Video Interview
Videos are exceedingly popular nowadays, and one type of video that has always garnered a lot of attention is an interview with someone relevant – be it a music artist like Nicki Minaj, a well-known book author, a politician, or any other type of public figure.

With a video interview, you are creating a unique type of content – one that is not only interesting, but refreshing as well – for your target audience. Video interviews are also a good way for you to increase your authority in your niche and make your audience respect and listen to what it is you have to say. However, we should be quick to point out that conducting an interview has its own set of challenges as well.

Following are a few key tips on conducting an excellent (and memorable) interview:

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Tips to Create Powerful Brochure to Capture Buyers’ Attention

Content
A brochure is the first thing your potential client looks at when looking to purchase from your company. Providing potential clients with a powerful brochure is a must-have the tool that you need to promote your goods and services. You only get one chance to make a first impression, so having a professional-looking brochure filled with quality images and credible content will be important in putting the right foot forward with your audience. Capturing the interest of your audience is your ultimate goal. So how do you ensure your brochure looks as appealing and professional looking as the products you are trying to sell? Here are few tips to consider:

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Starting a Business? What You Need to Know First

Entrepreneur
Who hasn’t dreamt of being his own boss and launching a business that will one day become the next Amazon or Google? The idea of having the freedom to pursue your dream is exciting for anyone who has gone through the drudgery of corporate world. While this is indeed exciting and noteworthy you also need to know that starting your own business is not something that everyone can do. It takes lot of effort and commitment to build a business that will one day rival Amazon of today. For every Amazon there are hundreds of others who did not make it. Don’t lose heart, though. With good understanding of what it takes to start a business and little perseverance you too can build a respectable sized business even if it is not the next Amazon. Here is a 5 step process you need to go through before taking the plunge.

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How to Save Money in Manufacturing Process

Factory
A penny saved is penny earned! When running a manufacturing operation it is essential that you pay attention to every detail of the entire supply chain to ensure you are running it most efficiently and economically. There are multiple ways in which you can save money – ranging from installing efficient machines to shopping around. The bottom line is you have to look at all elements of the procurement and supply chain to get the most out of your money. Here are three suggestions you can implement without too much effort to generate significant savings in your manufacturing operations.

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Starting a Business in College? Here is What You Need to Know

Michael Dell
Some of the greatest businesses were formulated as business ideas right in college. Dell Computers, started by Michael Dell in his dorm is one of the largest PC manufacturers in the world. Students do not have to wait to graduate before they can start their businesses. However, it is crucial for the students to get to understand some of the basic requirements to start the business and ensure smooth running considering the challenges involved. Here are different aspects of starting and running a business that anyone, and particularly college students need to think about.

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