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13 Technologies That Will Change Small Business

13 Technologies That Will Change Small Business

When you’re a small business owner, your ability to adapt to the marketplace dictates whether you’ll sink or swim. You have to meet demand without losing too much money or biting off more than you can chew. Maybe that’s why so many small business owners resist adopting new technologies – especially if their business is running just fine (for now)....
Why You Shouldn’t Have an Employee of the Month (And Alternative Employee Recognition Schemes)

Why You Shouldn’t Have an Employee of the Month (And Alternative Employee Recognition Schemes)

Rewarding your workers with “employee of the month” recognition is so common that it’s basically a given at most companies. And if everyone else is doing it, won’t your employees enjoy the same perk?
How to Manage Millennials vs. Gen Xers

How to Manage Millennials vs. Gen Xers

A lot has been written about how to manage Millennials versus Baby Boomers. And that’s valuable information – for many employers, the key differences between young employees and those who have been in the workforce since the 1970s are stark.
100 Reasons NOT to Start a Business

100 Reasons NOT to Start a Business

Movies like The Social Network and TV shows like Silicon Valley glamorize the startup life as one of excitement, passion and – ultimately – payoff. Stories like Instagram’s Kevin Systrom walking away with 400 million after selling Instagram to Facebook make it impossible not to think “Maybe I should go into business for myself…”
50 Employee Engagement Ideas (From Glassdoor’s Top 50 SMBs)

50 Employee Engagement Ideas (From Glassdoor’s Top 50 SMBs)

Employee engagement is a hot topic in the world of human resource management, and for good reason. According to Gallup research cited by Paul Keegan, reporting for Inc. Magazine , only “30 percent of American workers are engaged at work.” The cost of this disengagement ranks in at a whopping 450 billion to 550 billion dollars per year, encompassing absenteeism,...
5 Types of Perks That’ll Make Employees Fall in Love with a Company

5 Types of Perks That’ll Make Employees Fall in Love with a Company

Whether you’re a startup or an established business, there’s no arguing that today’s recruitment environment has become more challenging than ever . Top candidates rarely apply for job board listings, and the consequences of making the wrong decision can be severe.
10 Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs (And What You Can Learn from Them)

10 Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs (And What You Can Learn from Them)

Move over, boys club – female entrepreneurs are here, and they’re changing the way we look at business.
29 Extensions and Tools to Supercharge Your Google Calendar

29 Extensions and Tools to Supercharge Your Google Calendar

For all the intricate apps, tools, and technology that Google has developed, its Calendar app is a fairly straightforward one: simply plug in appointments, events, and set reminders, and you’re good to go.
22 Resources to Help You Get Processes Right as a Freelance Writer

22 Resources to Help You Get Processes Right as a Freelance Writer

What started as an additional income stream, bringing in a little extra money when it was needed most, has blossomed into something that seems to take up more and more free time. You’ve planned, you’ve daydreamed, and you’ve marketed. Now, your freelance writing has grown into something that resembles a full-time business.
The Complete List of Time Management Tools for Small Businesses

The Complete List of Time Management Tools for Small Businesses

Business owners, leadership teams, and employees often struggle to find time for everything that has to happen on a daily basis. When you consider the time needed for meetings and communication, there are only a few hours in which to get a lot of work done.

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