Handling stress at work is critical for your (and your company’s) health. Approximately 60% of workers experience stress three or more work days per week. And, 41% of small business owners cite their companies as their top stressor. If you don’t do something to manage work-related stress, you may notice a drop in productivity and engagement. […]
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As an employer and leader, keeping your team motivated can be difficult. And, when your workers lack inspiration, productivity can decline. So, how can you inspire your team to help boost productivity and innovation?
What are the key ingredients of a thriving workplace? Veteran entrepreneurs may argue that workplace efficiency depends on employee engagement and retention. And if you want to boost engagement and retention, focus on building relationships at work. Studies show that workplace success is linked to interoffice relationships. Not to mention, 55% of survey respondents said […]
Small business owners know the value of preparation. Planning ahead is second nature to entrepreneurs, who are always thinking about the next step in their businesses. When it comes to business financing, preparation is key. Contrary to the perception you may have, a business loan isn’t just for struggling businesses. Many business owners look for […]
There’s no doubt that running a small business comes with a multitude of expenses. When you are required to travel to conduct business, expenses can balloon if not properly managed. Without proper management, such expenses can detrimentally affect your business. This guide gives six quick-saving tips for you to keep in mind when traveling for […]
One of the most important promises that small business owners make is to pay their employees on time. Covering payroll may not always be simple, but it’s vital to the well-being of the business because employees who aren’t paid don’t stick around. When cash flow is low or irregular, however, you’re bound to have trouble […]
You can manage many business owner responsibilities on your own, such as handling day-to-day operations and making financial decisions. But sometimes, you need outside help, such as guidance from a small business lawyer. A business attorney can do much more than help companies file for small business bankruptcy. Whether you’re seeking their advice to grow […]
If you want to attract and retain employees, customers, investors, and other brand ambassadors, you need to develop an alluring company culture. But, building company culture doesn’t happen overnight. Be patient when developing your small business’s company culture, and follow the steps in this article to make it worth your time. Read on to learn […]
Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday® is sweeping the nation yet again. Small Business Saturday 2018 delivers a chance for small companies to tackle the holiday shopping season. Big businesses might be ramping up their marketing campaigns for the holidays, but being a part of Small Business Saturday (SBS) can position […]
During your entrepreneurship career, you’ve likely learned that offering stellar customer service drives traffic, purchases, and profits. But sometimes, you fall short of offering the best customer service possible. How can you improve customer service, especially when you’re a busy small business owner? Tips to improve customer service Without customers, you can’t afford to pay […]
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