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Mike Kappel

Mike Kappel

Contributor / Serial Entrepreneur, Patriot Software Company CEO

Mike Kappel is a serial entrepreneur, and the founder and CEO of Patriot Software Company, and its subsidiaries.  Patriot Software, LLC is a developer of online payroll and accounting software for U.S. small-business owners.

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Stress Management

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Write everything down. It's amazing how accomplished you'll feel.
Finance

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Knowing how much debt you have will tell you how profitable you could be.
Mentors

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Getting the right advice can be the difference between success and failure.
Leadership

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Ultimately, you can't be a good leader unless you're a good person.
Take It From The Pros

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Starting a Business

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Starting a business can be scary, but don't let the questions and fears stop you.
Work From Home

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Startups

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How you sell yourself is different than how you market yourself.
Interns

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This group of fresh or soon-to-be-graduates is the future of your workforce.
Relationships

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The best type of customer is a repeat customer.
Compliance

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The overtime rule announced earlier this year is forcing small businesses to adapt.
Public Relations

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Add media attention to that list of startup essentials you have to get done, even if you have to learn as you go.