Archive for January 2017

Trust: The New Currency In The Digital Age

A piece from The Huffington Post discusses how building trust may be the decisive factor for success in business management of the future. The article cites MBO Partners when talking about how the work paradigm has shifted.

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The Weekly Independent: January 30, 2017

Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. President Trump has an important opportunity to leverage the independent workforce to foster economic growth, innovation, and bolster national security. MBO…

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How to Avoid a Tax Audit as a Self-Employed Professional

When it comes to taxes, independent contractors have additional responsibilities above and beyond those of conventional employees. With extra forms and numerous deductions, it can be easy to overlook small details or miscalculate. While there’s no way to completely protect yourself from the dreaded tax audit, you can reduce your odds of being singled out…

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The Weekly Independent: January 23, 2017

Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. President Trump has an important opportunity to leverage the independent workforce to foster economic growth, innovation, and bolster national security. MBO…

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Top 7 Productivity Apps for the Self-Employed

While many people’s favorite apps involve matching sets of candies, launching birds at unstable structures, or chasing around lovable pocket monsters, as an independent contractor you don’t always have the luxury of whittling away time with a game during the day. Luckily, there’s another category of apps that are equally engaging—and can help you maximize…

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The Weekly Independent: January 16, 2017

Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Many consultants made their last 2016 quarterly tax payment last week. Here are 5 easy ways to make filing less taxing.…

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