Clean and Clear

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Clean and clear. Do those two words describe your email inbox? Reply. File. Archive. Delete. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat. It can be painful to see how quickly the inbox fills. At Canoe Consulting, though, we are committed to keeping inboxes clean and clear. Clean inbox, clear focus. Here are a few tips and tools that help...
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How your customers really haven’t changed since 2006.

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Last day of 2015! Whoa, that’s heavy. I came across this 10-year-old article the other day about marketing practices to best reach customers in 2006. I expected it to list strategies that would be considered “ancient” in light of today’s ever-developing technologies. To my surprise, everything still applies. Here are few things that the article mentioned:…

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How to Hire the Best People

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Heather Patterson of Transform Consulting is guest blogging for us today! This Honolulu-based consulting firm specializes in Training and Development, Strategic Planning, Coaching and HR Solutions. Owner Heather uses more than 10 years of HR experience to help companies identify, target and tackle key factors holding them back from achieving their goals. Today, she provides insightful tips to hiring the right person...
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Should I hire help?

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When starting a business, the budget is often small and the enthusiasm is through the roof. There is no task too big for the excited small business owner to tackle. Do any of these sound familiar? "I can do it" "I'll take care of it" "I got it" "No problem" And the truth is, someone...
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Small Business Tools: Project and Team Management

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Here at Canoe Consulting, we work with business owners to implement tailored organization and operation systems. Needs vary by industry and size, but all businesses need a spine that creates both structure and flexibility for growth. Our toolbox is full of various web-based services and programs, each with its strengths and weaknesses. However, we find ourselves...
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Beyond the Brand: Hale La’i

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Sugaring is a Persian method of hair removal that has been around for thousands of years. It has grown in popularity over the last few years as an alternative to waxing. Sugaring is all natural — it combines sugar, hot water, and lemon to create a gentle gel that is perfect for sensitive skin. Currently,…

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