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Global Expansion Requires Cultural Preparation
By Chad Brooks | January 18, 2019

Once dedicated to serving customers and clients in their local communities, small businesses now have a far greater reach.

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The 'Art of the Pivot': 9 Tips to Successfully Shift Your Business Strategy
By Nicole Fallon | January 18, 2019

In a startup setting, changing your strategy to achieve your business goals is sometimes necessary for survival. Here's how to recognize the need for a shift, and master the "art of the pivot."

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How to Successfully Shake Up Your Small Business
By Katharine Paljug | January 18, 2019

If you're making changes to your business, it's important to consider your existing customers and how they might be affected.

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Is Agile Scrum Methodology Right for Your Business?
By Business News Daily Editor | January 17, 2019

Agile scrum training isn't for everyone. Find out if it's right for your company.

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How to Attract (and Keep) the Best Employees
By Business News Daily Editor | January 16, 2019

Companies have a number of ways to attract new employees. Which are the most effective?

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How to Set Achievable Business Goals
By Katharine Paljug | January 14, 2019

When it comes to goal-setting, being specific and challenging yourself is a great first step.

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What Is the Whole-Person Approach to Training and Development?
By Jennifer Post | December 19, 2018

Developing the "whole person" employee requires investment in their professional and personal skills to support physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

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How This Nonprofit Leader Brought Business Acumen to a New Career
By Matt D'Angelo | December 12, 2018

If you're considering switching careers, Oyauma Garrison says to stop thinking and act.

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Is Poor Attendance at Work a Reflection of Bad Leadership?
By Chad Brooks | December 05, 2018

When an employee has an absentee problem, management has to shoulder some of the blame. We talked to experts on where bosses are going wrong and how to handle employees who are regularly absent.

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Entrepreneurs Reveal Their 10 Favorite Business Books
By Marisa Sanfilippo | December 01, 2018

Business owners and professionals told Business News Daily what their favorite business books of the last few years are.

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What Matters to Small Business Owners After the Midterm Elections?
By Adam Uzialko | November 08, 2018

As the midterm elections loom, these small business issues have bubbled to the surface.

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How to Attract Good Minimum Wage Employees
By Saige Driver | November 02, 2018

It's a job seekers market and businesses are struggling to find solid talent. Here are four tips for finding (and keeping) high-quality minimum wage workers.

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Surprising Laws That May Apply to Your Small Business
By Adam Uzialko | October 23, 2018

Ignorance of the law is no excuse. Here are some of the commonly cited regulations that catch business owners off guard.

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Highest-Paying Management Jobs
By Saige Driver | October 22, 2018

If you love taking charge and connecting with employees, you may make a great manager. If you're considering this career path, check out the 10 highest-paying management jobs.

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Chief Officer Abbreviations Decoded
By Saige Driver | October 22, 2018

Do you know what the C-suite does? Here's a breakdown of the chief executive abbreviations and their general tasks.

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Tips for Conquering Your Fear of Public Speaking
By Adam Uzialko | October 16, 2018

Public speaking is a nerve-wracking endeavor for many people. These tips will help you conquer your fear of public speaking and head into that presentation with confidence.

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Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs on How to Find Your Business Idea
By Charell Star | October 13, 2018

Experts discuss their experience as female leaders and provide ideas for other women to launch their own businesses.

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The Future of Payroll: 4 Trends to Watch
By Sammi Caramela | October 11, 2018

Thanks to technological developments, payroll is becoming a seamless process. Find out what to expect as the future of payroll advances.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.