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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.

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How Your Small Business Should Respond During a Crisis
By Adam Uzialko | February 08, 2018

Sometimes, crisis is inevitable. At those times, having a plan in place and effectively managing the fallout could make all the difference in the world.

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10 Popular Businesses Founded by Women
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 01, 2018

Ever wonder who started some of your favorite companies? Here are 10 founded and run by women.

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Email Etiquette: The Dos and Don'ts of Professional Emails
By Jennifer Post | January 30, 2018

Clean up your outbox and craft more professional emails with these email etiquette tips.

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7 Doctors on What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | January 30, 2018

Ever wonder what it's really like to work as a doctor? Here's what seven physicians enjoy and dislike about their careers.

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7 Lawyers on What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | January 30, 2018

Wondering what it's really like to be a lawyer? Here's what attorneys love and hate about their jobs.

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Tackling 4 Key Challenges of the Multigenerational Workforce
By Shannon Gausepohl | January 25, 2018

Getting millennials to work with baby boomers and Gen Xers can be challenging. Bring your office together by identifying the strengths of each generation.

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The 10 Biggest Challenges for CEOs in 2017
By Jennifer Post | January 25, 2018

Business owners and experts weigh in on the challenges CEOs will face in this year.

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Want to Create a Fully Remote Team? What Leaders Need to Know
By Jennifer Post | January 25, 2018

Some businesses are foregoing a physical office and operate as a fully remote workforce. Here are the pros and cons of this approach, and how to ensure success.

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4 Big Challenges New Leaders Have to Overcome
By Nicole Fallon | January 25, 2018

Transitioning into a leadership position comes with a unique set of challenges. Here's how to beat them.

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7 Inspiring Leslie Knope Quotes Leaders Should Live By
By Brittney Morgan | January 23, 2018

You don't have to be a fan of NBC's "Parks and Recreation" to learn these important life lessons from leading lady Leslie Knope.

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When Disaster Strikes, Entrepreneurs React in Surprising Ways
By Mark Henricks | January 16, 2018

Researchers at Chicago's DePaul University discover that natural disasters don't always have a negative impact on entrepreneurs.

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6 Inspiring Reasons Women Love Being 'Mompreneurs'
By Nicole Fallon | January 13, 2018

What do women love about being both mothers and entrepreneurs? These successful "mompreneurs" shared their thoughts.

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10 Crazy New Products You Have to See to Believe
By Chad Brooks | January 12, 2018

Perhaps you've had a great business idea or come up with a clever invention and then never followed through because you didn't think your idea stood a chance at succeeding.

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Hiring? Avoid These 7 Common Mistakes
By Sammi Caramela | January 09, 2018

Looking to recruit and retain top talent? Step up your hiring process and avoid these common mistakes.

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Which Classic Management Theorist Are You?
By Sammi Caramela | January 08, 2018

Take this quiz to find out which classic management theorist your leadership style is most like.

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Overcoming 4 Big Challenges of Managing Remote Employees
By Saige Driver | January 04, 2018

Efficiently supervising deskless employees is becoming a top priority. Experts offer their advice for managing an increasingly mobile workforce.

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Giving Bad News? Tips for Tactfully Delivering Difficult Messages
By Jennifer Post | December 22, 2017

No one likes to be the bearer of bad news, but as a leader, you'll have to share difficult messages with your team. Here's how to do it tactfully and respectfully.

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50 Big Ideas, Predictions and Trends for Small Business in 2015
By Brittney Morgan | December 12, 2017

Business owners and experts told us their predictions for small business in 2015.

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Social Responsibility: Why PayPal Pays It Forward (and You Should, Too)
By Jeanette Mulvey | December 01, 2017

PayPal incorporates charitable initiatives right into its business model, and your small business should, too. Here's why it pays to give back.

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16 Project Management Terms You Should Know
By Chad Brooks | November 20, 2017

To help small business owners, Fred Mouwad, an entrepreneur and creator of the task management platform Taskworld, highlights 16 words to keep in mind when trying to ensure projects are always moving...

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4 Common Communication Failures (And How to Fix Them)
By Saige Driver | November 09, 2017

Despite the numerous ways workers communicate with each other, the process isn't always smooth. Here's how to fix common business communication breakdowns.