Music in the Workplace

Music in the Workplace: Can it Help Productivity, or Is it Treble?

Music in the Workplace

Do your employees like to listen to music while they work? For many, engagement, morale, and overall productivity increase through listening to music. But, is music in the workplace actually beneficial to your business’s growth? To find out, pay attention to current research, laws on playing music in the workplace, and other business policies.

Continue Reading
Launch your startup no matter how the economy is doing.

The Only 5 Things You Need to Launch a Startup in Any Economy

Launch your startup no matter how the economy is doing.

This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on 6/1/2016. In 2008, one of my startups, Career Marketplace, was sinking fast. The market had tanked, new business was hard to come by and jobs were drying up. Career Marketplace, an online intermediary for job seekers and job creators, was getting hit particularly hard. After a few rough […]

Continue Reading
Using cloud solutions for small business can save you time and money.

7 Cloud Solutions That Will Benefit Your Small Business

Using cloud solutions for small business can save you time and money.

If you’re like the average business owner, you always look for ways to get your tasks done fast and cheap. Online cloud solutions for small business can help you do both. Cloud solutions can free up your time for more important tasks. You don’t have to maintain the software because the provider does that for […]

Continue Reading
The best small business articles from July.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

The best small business articles from July.

Here are the best small business articles we read in July. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did.

Continue Reading

5 Easy Team Building Activities for Small Business Owners

As a small business owner, you need to make sure your business is running smoothly. This can be challenging if your team isn’t collaborating well. Use simple team building activities to get your employees working together. Team building strategies for small business owners Sometimes, getting everyone on payroll to operate as a team is difficult. […]

Continue Reading
Learn how to improve interdepartmental communication so your employees can work together better.

How to Improve Interdepartmental Communication

Learn how to improve interdepartmental communication so your employees can work together better.

If your business has multiple departments or even just employees who do vastly different tasks, you must be aware of interdepartmental communication. Even at small businesses, where it’s easier to communicate with co-workers, there are ways to improve communication between departments.

Continue Reading
Times sucks that kill startups

10 Time Sucks That Kill Startups

Times sucks that kill startups

This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on 4/4/2016. As an entrepreneur, the most valuable asset you have is your time. You’ll rarely have enough time to do what you need, and virtually never enough time to do what you want. The general assumption is, since time is free, you’ll simply spend as much time as […]

Continue Reading

Here’s Why Your Business Should Be Blogging

Blogging for business is a hugely important part of any marketing strategy, and if you’re not already doing it, now’s the time to start. According to HubSpot, 38% of marketers believe blogs are the most important form of content marketing. A business blog is a very simple and easy-to-use platform in which you can share […]

Continue Reading
What is considered a small business? Find out if you qualify with different agencies here.

What Is Considered a Small Business?

What is considered a small business? Find out if you qualify with different agencies here.

If you own a business, it’s important to understand how size affects your operations. According to government agencies, different types of small businesses have their own procedures to follow. What is considered a small business by the government? What constitutes a small business? The answer to this question is not as simple as it sounds. […]

Continue Reading
The best small business articles in June.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

The best small business articles in June.

Here are the best small business articles we read in June. We hope you find them as interesting and useful as we did.

Continue Reading