Karen Hawthorne

Freelance Contributor Karen Hawthorne worked for six years as a digital editor for the National Post, contributing articles on business, food, culture and travel for affiliated newspapers across Canada. She now writes from her home office in Toronto as a freelancer, and takes breaks to bounce with her son on the backyard trampoline. Connect with her on LinkedIn.

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5 Accounting Principles You Should Follow to Succeed
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Small Business Owners: Which Superhero Do You Resemble Most?
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Small Business Owners: Don't Let Fear of Failure Hold You Back

Small Business Owners: Don't Let Fear of Failure Hold You Back
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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Face-to-Face Communication

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Want to Be a Thought Leader? 5 Ways to Get Your Voice Out There
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Why EQ is So Important for Small Business Owners in Automated Times

Why EQ is So Important for Small Business Owners in Automated Times