Angelique O'Rourke

Angelique O'Rourke

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What Is Net Profit?
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What Is Net Profit?

Net profit is the proverbial bottom line of your business. This guide will show you how to calculate your net profit, and what you should know about how it impacts your business overall.

Are You Ready for Holacracy?
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Are You Ready for Holacracy?

You might be asking: “Am I ready for—what now?” Holacracy is the proclaimed solution to a lot of the problems faced in a traditional office hierarchy of employees, managers, and executives, and most of them are stumbling blocks that any office worker is all too familiar with. Have you ever noticed implicit rules in your […]

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?
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How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

How much—and how well—do you need to sleep to feel rested, recharged, and ready to tackle all of the challenges an entrepreneur faces in everyday life? And, is it better to be a morning lark or a late owl? Let the research show do the talking…

Boss Life: An Interview with New York Times Columnist and Author Paul Downs
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Boss Life: An Interview with New York Times Columnist and Author Paul Downs

Paul Downs wrote for the New York Times’ “You’re The Boss” blog for five years, and has owned and run his own small business for nearly thirty years. Now, he’s written a book about his experiences and is eager to pass on his hard-earned wisdom. If you’re considering diving into entrepreneurship, enter the giveaway at the end […]

How the Love of Food and Family Inspired a Gluten-Free Business
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How the Love of Food and Family Inspired a Gluten-Free Business

Husband and father of three Josh Fegles loved to bake, and his family had recently gone gluten-free. They were all fond of cookies, and the existing gluten-free cookie options were just missing the mark of what his family was used to eating. Josh started experimenting with gluten-free cookie baking to try and recapture the taste he […]

Starting a Business with a Young Family and a Day Job
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Starting a Business with a Young Family and a Day Job

In Mangawhai, located in the New Zealand countryside, lies a beautiful olive grove. This grove is the site of a family-run business that plants, grows, and harvests these olives and then uses them to manufacture premium quality extra virgin olive oil. This is the home of Divinity Olives, a company run by married couple Michael and […]

What’s the Secret to Your Success? With Allyson Cote of Maternova
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What’s the Secret to Your Success? With Allyson Cote of Maternova

Maternal health is a concern the world over, especially in developing nations. Childbirth can be a precarious process; for some women and their infants it can be life-threatening. According to the World Health Organization, 800 women die every day during childbirth, with 99 percent of those deaths taking place in the developing world. There are medical […]

What’s the Secret to Your Success? With Brian Wyrick of Robot Paper
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What’s the Secret to Your Success? With Brian Wyrick of Robot Paper

What goes into the creation of a comic book? And, how do you successfully start such a niche publishing business? To get an insider’s perspective, we sat down with Brian Wyrick, the editor and publisher for Robot Paper, a company that makes comics. Brian, who is also the COO of Raidious, a digital agency for content marketing, […]