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A Few Businesses That Must Comply With HIPAA That Might Surprise You

HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ACT, is what ensures that medical professionals keep our personal information safe. Not only does it ensure that your medical information doesn’t end up in the wrong hands, it also provides you with complete access to your medical records at all times, and it allows you to decide who gets to speak on your behalf should you find yourself unable to communicate. Ensuring you’re HIPAA compliant is the law. The tricky part is knowing who has to follow the law! It’s obvious that your doctor’s office must, but it may surprise you to…

Types of Digital Marketing

Each type of business needs a different type of digital marketing and the strategies that come with it. It’s always better for a brand or company to have an online marketing strategy, but understanding which ones would work best for the situation, or simply knowing your options might affect or even change the way a company is perceived in the public eye. It’s important to know the types of digital marketing, because you might not always have the budget for an expert. Search Engine Optimisation  SEO is one of the strongest types of digital marketing out there. 94% of all…

5 Steps to Better Priority Management

They say there’s no such thing as time management, it’s all about managing your priorities. There are only so many hours in the day, and if you spend your time on things that don’t really matter to you there won’t be time left for the things that do. Here are five steps to get you on the road to putting your best self into your highest priorities. #1: Create Clear Priorities If you have a strong desire to be successful and have been experiencing stress and ineffectiveness, it’s likely that your priorities are still unclear. Getting very clear on what is…

California’s Marijuana Industry: Laws & Penalties

The relationship between marijuana and the state of California has generally been a positive one. The drug was first decriminalized in the state in 1975, which meant that you were not charged with a crime if you were caught with small quantities of the drug. In addition, the state managed to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in 1996. While a few states are now following suit, California was almost two decades early on that front. And even though we had some hiccups when it came to full legalization, the bill finally passed in 2016 making marijuana legal in the state if…

How to Encourage Women to Enter the World of Entrepreneurship

Women’s empowerment, giving the equal rights to finances, inheritance, and ownership, creates local and national gains. This is a philosophy Esther Nenadi Usman stands by, and something she tried to implement during her tenure as the former finance minister from the southern Kaduna state in Nigeria. As Senator Nenadi Esther, she focused on the economic and financial empowerment of women in Kaduna and beyond. She aimed to encourage equitable gender participation, thereby breaking through the economic, legal, and socio-cultural constraints put in their way. As a minister, she drove policy changes forward, ensuring more women had the opportunity to become involved…

Increasing Your Understanding of Real Estate Development

Those who understand the real estate industry and market will know what people like Dean Kirkland Vancouver WA‘s best-known real estate developer, do. Kirkland is perhaps not as well-known as the likes of Alfred Taubman and Donald Trump, but he gets close, particularly in the Vancouver Washington area. Those who don’t have this industry knowledge presume, by the job title, that a real estate developer improves and develops real estate. In reality, there is a lot more to real estate development. It is not the same as someone who purchases a foreclosed property, puts in some new windows, and sells…

4 Tips For Business Travel

More than anything, today’s competitive market is marked by one thing: mobility. The ability to work in, for example, Seattle and still maintain a satisfactory business relationship with a fellow businessman or businesswoman in Beijing, is a powerful asset that one should never overlook. Of course, that, although this example may feel exaggerated, it can be applied to any long-distance business relationship. In business, mobility is key, therefore, it is only rational that any successful businessman may have the traveling experience that guarantees a smooth and successful trip. When I was initially assigned my first overseas business trip to attend…

What To Know About a Corporate Card Policy

It’s not uncommon for corporations with a minimum of several million dollars in yearly revenue to provide employees, at least certain employees, with a corporate credit card. Corporate cards are often an integral component of expense management policies, but at the same time, there can be challenges that come with them at least in terms of tracking spending for a large number of employees. There are some things to know before issuing corporate cards or updating a card policy. The following are some things CFOs and other finance team leaders should keep in mind when it comes to corporate cards.…

3 Important Things That Stick Out To Recruiters

Source While going to recruiting events for the sole purposes of finding a job can be difficult and even grueling, it is important to put your best foot forward for any potential position. Here are three things that can impress recruiters and even land you the coveted position: Set Your Goals: Whether you have an ideal location or an ideal position, recruiters want someone who is passionate about the job. Figure out your needs before approaching recruiters for best results. For instance, if you decide on a job in the Orange County area, it may be best to approach recruiters…

What to Consider For Beginning Photographers

As we all are aware that it is very easy to take pictures, but the main idea is how to make it the best of your work. Here are few tips and ideas that can make your work look not just good but excellent and helps you showcase and market your creative work through a custom design portfolio website which an essential part of your online entity. 1. Focus the camera at the subject’s eye level to capture the power of those fascinating gazes and compelling smiles. For kids and animals that means one needs to get down on their…