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8 Local Legislative Issues Small Businesses Should Be Watching
By Adam Uzialko | September 28, 2018

State and local laws are just as important as federal laws for the businesses operating under their jurisdiction. Here are some trends in states and cities that entrepreneurs should watch.

Microsoft Office 2019: Best Features for Your Business
By Matt D'Angelo | September 25, 2018

Microsoft Office 2019 is still in preview, but signing up could be a good way for businesses to decide what Microsoft plan they want to enroll in.

What Is a PEST Analysis?
By Jennifer Post | September 21, 2018

A PEST analysis looks at how external factors can affect a business's activities and performance. Here's how to create and use one.

3 Leadership Tips for Introverts
By Sammi Caramela | September 12, 2018

Introverts face some unique challenges in leadership. Here are three tips for introverts who want to become better leaders.

How a Small Business's Size Affects Regulatory Compliance
By Adam Uzialko | September 05, 2018

As a small business grows, its regulatory compliance obligations change in several ways. Here's what to expect as you scale your business.

Tips and Tricks to Turning Around a Struggling Business
By Katharine Paljug | August 31, 2018

Learn what real CEOs did to reverse the fortunes of companies that looked like they were going down.

4 Dangers of Comparing Your Employees
By Sammi Caramela | August 31, 2018

If you find yourself comparing your employees, stop right away – you're doing more harm than good.

Feel Like an Impostor? Here's How to Fix It
By Adam Uzialko | August 28, 2018

If you suffer from impostor syndrome, these tips could help you get over it.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Setting and Measuring Your Own
By Sammi Caramela | August 04, 2018

It's crucial to set appropriate and measurable KPIs for your business. Here's how to do it.

3 Tips to Prevent Emotional Decision-Making in the Workplace
By Sammi Caramela | August 03, 2018

Don't let your emotions cloud your judgement. Here's how to avoid emotional decision-making at work.

Blue Ocean Strategy: Creating Your Own Market
By Carlyann Edwards | July 13, 2018

Instead of viciously competing with other companies, organizations should find a way to work in a marketplace that is free of competitors.

Are Employee-Recognition Programs Bad for Productivity?
By Adam Uzialko | July 12, 2018

Non-monetary award programs cause internally-motivated employees to question whether their employer is being fair, which in turn causes them to reduce their productivity.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.