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Hello from Portugal! I am writing this blog on day 7 of my remote month in Porto. I am in an adorable café near my co-working space because, as I have come to realize, the Portuguese aren’t as keen on a “coffee-to-go” as the North Americans! Why am I in Portugal? If you’ve read my last article, you’d know that…

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In case you haven’t heard, your employees are your best asset. Without them, your company would never have gotten to where it is today, Or worse, it simply wouldn’t exist! You invest so much time and effort in trying to recruit the best out there, you can’t ignore their needs to make sure they are happy and want to stay…

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