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What's Your Most Productive Work Time? How to Find Out
By Nicole Fallon | July 11, 2018

The standard 9-to-5 office schedule isn't optimal for everyone. Here's how to find your most productive work time and pattern.

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Giving a Performance Review? Avoid These Phrases
By Jennifer Post | July 10, 2018

When you're giving a performance review, the way you phrase your feedback impacts how well it's received. Avoid these mistakes for an effective review.

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5 Big Regulatory Changes That Could Affect Your Business
By Adam Uzialko | July 09, 2018

Every year, there are some public policy changes that impact business. In 2018, the stakes have been raised.

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How Businesses Can Partner with a Charity
By Katharine Paljug | July 05, 2018

Getting involved in charitable work can benefit your business at any stage, whether you are brand new or have been around for decades.

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What is a Unique Selling Proposition?
By Matt D'Angelo | July 01, 2018

Every business needs one defined, unique quality to connect with customers. That's your unique selling proposition, or USP.

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How to Ensure Meeting Participants Are Paying Attention
By Sammi Caramela | June 20, 2018

It's easy for workers to get distracted during meetings. As a leader, here's how to retain their attention.

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6 Best Documentaries About Business
By Andreas Rivera | June 14, 2018

These six inspiring films about business are not only entertaining, but also informative.

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Dos and Don'ts for Employee Background Checks
By Katharine Paljug | June 12, 2018

While you should conduct background checks on your new employees, you have to be sure you're doing it legally. Here's what business owners need to know.

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4 Ways to Define Leadership
By Sammi Caramela | June 07, 2018

How do you define leadership? Here are a few of our favorites.

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Business Etiquette Musts for Your Next Client Meeting
By Sammi Caramela | June 05, 2018

The American business world has become more casual in recent years, but that doesn't mean you should ignore etiquette standards.

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How to Increase Employee Engagement in Sustainability
By Carlyann Edwards | June 02, 2018

Businesses are embracing the values of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability, but how do you engage employees in daily activities that put those values into practice?

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Mind Your Management: How to Be a More Mindful Leader
By Sammi Caramela | May 24, 2018

Being intentional and self-aware is important for any leader. Here's how to practice more mindful leadership.

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Emotional Wellness: 3 Tips for a Healthier Workplace
By Sammi Caramela | May 23, 2018

In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Month, we outlined three tips to encourage emotional wellness in the workplace.

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10 Business Skills Every IT Manager Needs
By Business News Daily Editor | May 17, 2018

An IT manager's skills must extend past the technical to encompass these 10 soft skills.

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What to Do When Your Best Employee Quits
By Sammi Caramela | May 11, 2018

A key employee's departure can really impact a small company. Here's how to handle the situation professionally.

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Money Isn't Enough: 4 Incentives to Motivate Your Employees
By Sammi Caramela | May 07, 2018

You'll need to offer more than PTO and a hefty paycheck to motivate your workers. Here's what you should really be focusing on.

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Why You Should Hire Candidates Who Have Been Laid Off
By Jennifer Post | April 20, 2018

Being laid off does not mean that a candidate is not skilled, dedicated and hard-working.

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Service Animals and Small Business: What You Need to Know
By Charell Star | April 17, 2018

Businesses need to know when and how to accommodate people with service animals to ensure that everyone has the safest and most pleasant experience with your company as possible.

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The Key to Better Business Culture: Establishing a Company Mission
By Matt D'Angelo | April 12, 2018

Creating a company mission can help you increase employee engagement and work toward a common goal.

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4 Ways to Unmask Vulnerability and Become a Stronger Leader
By Sammi Caramela | April 06, 2018

Unmasking vulnerabilities in the workplace can make for a stronger, more secure team. Here's how to do it.

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Business Branding Books That Need to Be on Your Bookshelf
By Marisa Sanfilippo | April 06, 2018

No matter how much you think you know about marketing and branding, there's always something new to learn.

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15 International Business Customs That Could Make or Break a Deal
By Adam Uzialko | April 04, 2018

Business customs vary all over the world. One little mistake could cost you big. Here are some big ones to look for.

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3 Icebreakers to Get to Know Your Team
By Sammi Caramela | April 02, 2018

Getting to know each other and having fun builds a stronger, more productive team.

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5 Simple Scientific Ways to Be More Productive
By Adam Uzialko | March 28, 2018

If you're feeling like performance has dipped in the office, these five tips should help you boost your (or your employees') productivity.

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Affordable Care Act Compliance Essentials for Small Businesses
By Adam Uzialko | March 27, 2018

Here's what entrepreneurs need to know about where federal health insurance policy stands today, and where it might be headed.

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Chaos Theory and SMBs: What You Need to Know
By Sammi Caramela | March 21, 2018

The Chaos Theory had a major impact on small businesses. Here's everything you need to know.

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4 Fun Ways to Improve Communication with Employees
By Sammi Caramela | March 20, 2018

Prioritize communication with employees by using one of these fun ideas.

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4 Ways to Implement Peter Drucker's Theory of Management
By Sammi Caramela | March 15, 2018

Peter Drucker was known as the father of modern management. Here's how to implement his theory.

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Management Theories Every Small Business Owner Should Know
By Paula Fernandes | March 10, 2018

Become a better leader by learning about the five classic theories for business management.

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Ditch Your Comfort Zone: How Pushing Yourself Helps Your Career
By Sammi Caramela | March 02, 2018

Even when you've reached a goal or are comfortable with where you are in life, it's still important to challenge yourself.