With the holiday season quickly approaching, why not take some time to treat yourself? You have worked hard all year; you deserve that little something that makes you happy! Love the company you work for? Tis the season of giving! Show your appreciation by sending your...

When you work from home it’s imperative that your home office is a space that fosters success and not stress.  Having an organized office will increase your productivity and give you more time to focus on operating your business. Below are some tips on how...

You may already know that when you work from home you stand the greatest chance of success and enjoyment when you follow an established routine. That means you show up at your desk at the same time, take regular breaks, and follow a protocol of...

CEO of Pat Mars Inc. - A small call center company using the Arise platform.

DOES YOUR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION INCLUDE STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS? The year-end signals the time for holiday celebrations, shopping, good tidings, and yes, New Year’s resolutions. You’ve likely made a whole slew of resolutions by now – to eat healthier, save more money, exercise more and...

Have you ever thought of the costs you’re cutting down and the money that you are actually saving by working from home?  Think of the expenses overall. There is a lot that comes with reporting to an office that is not your own."...

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and love is in the air. But do you love your career…or loathe it? Does your career afford you the freedom to choose when, where and how often you work? Or does it feel more like a daily...

In 2008 and 2009 during the Great Recession, more than half of the adults in the U.S. labor force experienced some work-related hardship such as a cut in pay, reduction in hours, unemployment or involuntary move to part-time work. Kim Filomena was one...

When the first snow falls and you’re preparing for the holidays, winter seems like a magical wonderland. But at some point, the novelty wears off. The holidays are over, the days are shorter, the weather is colder. Sooner or later, winter gets to...

Yesterday, millions of Americans will have observed National Freedom Day, honoring the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a resolution that later would become the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and marking a day to celebrate freedom. 

The concept of freedom can...