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How Hardship Fueled Female Beauty Entrepreneur's Mission
By Matt D'Angelo | March 15, 2019

Brandi Leifso was living in a shelter when she got the idea for Evio Beauty Group, a company focused on helping its customers, the planet and animals.

How Successful Leaders Recover from Failure
By Andrew Martins | March 13, 2019

It may be difficult to accept, but failure is a part of running a small business. While it's important to try to avoid mistakes from happening, we've gathered some tips to help you navigate your way...

Majority of Companies Struggle to Manage Employee Absence
By Andrew Martins | March 12, 2019

While most employers are confident in their employee absence and disability readiness, the numbers in a recent study by The Standard suggest there's room for improvement.

Female Entrepreneurs Share Startup Advice for Women
By Saige Driver | March 02, 2019

It isn't easy starting a business. In honor of International Women's Day, we asked 10 women entrepreneurs to share their No. 1 tip for fellow female entrepreneurs. Here's what they said.

How Every Manager Can Create a Culture That Works
By Ned Smith | February 28, 2019

What is your company's "burning platform?"

Outsourcing Frees Small Business Owners to Focus
By Business News Daily Editor | February 27, 2019

Outsourcing isn't just about sending jobs oversees. Many savvy small business owners are letting someone else do their bookkeeping, mailing and even HR functions.

What is a Gantt Chart?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 27, 2019

These essential project management tools provide a timeline for each task and help monitor a project's progress.

You Need to Look at Your Business Through a Wide Lens
By Ned Smith | February 25, 2019

Does your business suffer from the innovator's blind spot?

6 Leadership Weaknesses and How to Fix Them
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 18, 2019

Being a leader isn't easy. Here's how to manage your position and set the best example for your team.

Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 16, 2019

Are you a new manager? Here's everything you need to know before assuming your role.

5 Characteristics of a Good Leader: Tips for New Managers
By Sammi Caramela | February 16, 2019

Are you a new manager? Here's everything you need to know before assuming your role.

How to Know if You're a Bad Boss
By Julianna Lopez | February 14, 2019

The mistakes you're making could be leading to turnover in your staff.

Chinese New Year: What 2019 Means for Business
By Skye Schooley | February 07, 2019

This Chinese New Year signifies the year of the pig. Find out what the pig represents and what it means for your business.

How Does Multitasking Impact Productivity?
By Matt D'Angelo | February 06, 2019

Multitasking is usually not a good idea in the workplace, but that doesn't mean you should never do it.

Ways to Show Employees Gratitude Year-Round
By Jennifer Post | February 05, 2019

Look for large and small opportunities to acknowledge your employees and their work. This is an incredibly valuable practice that can make you a better leader.

7 Female Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Challenges
By Saige Driver | February 05, 2019

Women have come a long way in the business world, but they still have obstacles to overcome. Seven female entrepreneurs shared the biggest challenges they're facing today.

Super Bowl Fever: Should the Day After Be a National Holiday?
By Anna Attkisson | February 05, 2019

Truant workers are to be expected on the day after Super Bowl, but this year the numbers are expected to hit a record high. Should it just be a national holiday already?

What Is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO)?
By Matt D'Angelo | February 05, 2019

PEOs partner with small businesses to provide payroll, benefits, and human resources support, and they can be a game changer for your business.

What Is Reputation Insurance?
By Adam Uzialko | February 05, 2019

It can be difficult to build a strong brand, so once you do, you'll want to protect it. For that, there's different forms of reputation insurance, which come in handy when a crisis strikes.

7 Websites for Comparing Small Business Insurance Quotes
By Marci Martin | February 05, 2019

If you're looking for insurance coverage for your small business, these free websites are a great place to start comparing rates and plans.

Six Steps to Smart Hiring Decisions
By Business News Daily Editor | February 05, 2019

Hiring even one employee will affect your company. Follow these tips to make it a positive impact.

How to Cultivate Innovation in Real Time
By Business News Daily Editor | February 05, 2019

Innovation is a popular word. But, how do you really roll out innovative practices in a your world work environment?

Habits of Highly Productive Small Business Owners
By Katharine Paljug | February 01, 2019

Learn the big-picture strategies and habits that small business sole proprietors depend on to stay productive, no matter what challenges come their way.

How to Recession-Proof Your Business
By Jennifer Post | February 01, 2019

No one can predict with certainty when a recession will hit, but you can take these measures to soften the blow one would have on your business.

Why Attitude Beats Aptitude When Hiring
By Business News Daily Editor | January 31, 2019

When was the last time you evaluated how your company recruits and hires new employees? Is it working?

Want to Keep Your Customers? Be Proactive
By Nicole Fallon | January 31, 2019

To keep your customers from leaving you for the competition, you need to be proactive and reach out before there's an issue.

What is Market Intelligence?
By Business News Daily Editor | January 29, 2019

Using market intelligence by collecting and analyzing data about the markets in which they are situated, companies gain valuable insight into how to grow their business.

Why Your Business Should Embrace Failure
By Business News Daily Editor | January 25, 2019


What Small Businesses Can Learn from Apple's iPhone Woes
By Andrew Martins | January 24, 2019

Declining iPhone sales are being blamed on a number of factors. Whatever the issue may be, there are lessons that any small business can learn from Apple's rough start to 2019.

Boss and Employee Relationships: How Close Is Too Close?
By Jennifer Post | January 19, 2019

Creating a balanced relationship with your employees starts with acting professionally and treating employees with respect.