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Archive for February, 2020

5 Monetary Consideration About Eating When Working Out Of Town

Some of our clients are independent consultants, and sometimes have to be out of town for a week or more for their work. Some have the options of fixing meals in their rooms, while others are eating out every single night.

road food
Supposedly chicken & dumplings;
see any chicken?

It seems like a glamorous life to those who work close to home, but it’s a tough way to live for a long time. It takes a lot of discipline and a recognition that you’re not in total control, thus there are many things to get used to living such a life. Here’s 5 things to help get you thinking about food and money in a different light while you’re working on the road.
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5 Things Small Businesses Need To Purchase At The Start

When anyone starts working for themselves, they go in thinking they need the same office supplies they had where they used to work. We purchase things in volume, things such as pens and pencils, staples, notepads, and paper clips, along with a lot of other junk.

Portrait by Jonathan Worth 1, credit Jonathan Worth, link to
Cory Doctorow via Compfight

Years later I still had almost all of that stuff because, it turns out, very few small or independent businesses need things like that. It might make sense to buy one of each of those things just in case but buying in bulk as I did… stupid move.
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