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How to Run a Business Without Ruining Your Life

This isn’t as easy as you might think.  It starts with knowing your priorities.  This helps you define your business goals, and should definitely save you some stress.  If you know you want to exercise every day, eat dinner as a family and be free in the evenings and weekends for your kids’ soccer games – then you’ll have to make some adjustments to your business plan. Unfortunately, we’ve all read stories or know people that take the leap to…

1 Thing Your Employees Need to Hear You Say

Can you guess what it is?  If not now, maybe you will after I share my experience a few years back. When I worked as a District Manager, I often traveled with the Regional Manager or the VP of Operations to our various stores.  It was natural to greet the store managers and say hello to the associates.  However, I noticed my companions wouldn’t say hello to most of the employees in the store.  In fact, they hardly noticed any…

How to Take Charge of your Business

How to take charge of your communications, calendar and projects. No, the following is not an advertisement.  Though I will begin this post with a disclaimer.  I’m a big fan of Microsoft Office, including Outlook.  Have been for years.  Granted, with my work background and usage, I am an expert user of Outlook, so the critique some have of not knowing how to use all the functions has never slowed me down.  Those who are not fans of MS Office…

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Why You Should Use Our Services

Adoublem makes it easy for you to focus on your core business while taking care of your admin, human resources and design projects. If you own a business, chances are you wear many hats and it may feel impossible to get everything done by yourself. You’re not alone when you work with us – we keep your business operations on schedule and running smoothly.

Can’t Keep up? 3 Ways to Simplify Your Workflow

If you’re reading this post hoping to learn how to simplify your workflow so you can ADD more work to your day I hope you’ll reconsider. The whole point of simplifying is just that – to simplify. So you have mental space in your day to do important things like thinking and planning. Simplifying should free up some energy so you can tackle all you have to do with more vigor and have a little oomph leftover. Who couldn’t use…

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Does This Sound Familiar?

You’re having a very busy year, running from one task to the next, sometimes barely stopping to look up (or even exhale!).  The important thing is that business is up.  And your favorite season – fall – is officially here!  This time of year typically brings in more business as everyone is back from summer vacations.  You notice the pace starting to increase. The phone keeps ringing but you can’t get to all of your clients because you are buried…

Who We Are

Large companies can afford to have experienced managers for every department but if you own a small to medium business, this isn’t always possible. This is where we come in. We manage projects for you, just as if you had more employees. We take care of everything, from administrative tasks to designing your website.

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