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What Is a Decision Matrix? Definition and Examples
By Sean Peek | September 08, 2023

This guide explains decision matrices, how they work and how you can apply them to running your business.

What Is a Vision Statement?
By Sean Peek | September 07, 2023

Vision statements can be challenging. Learn what a vision statement is, how it differs from a mission statement, and how to write a successful one.

What Is Corporate Social Responsibility?
By Nadia Reckmann | September 05, 2023

Corporate social responsibility is imperative for businesses that want to appeal to modern consumers. Learn what it is and how to maintain it.

What is a SWOT Analysis? (And When To Use It)
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2023

Learn how to use a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis to make smarter business decisions.

How to Do a Competitive Analysis
By Mark Fairlie | August 31, 2023

Learn how to perform a competitive analysis to see where your business is performing well, where it can improve and how to capture a bigger market share.

What Is a Compressed Work Schedule and Should You Offer It?
By Stella Morrison | August 30, 2023

A compressed work schedule lets employees work a 40-hour week in fewer days than the usual five, possibly increasing productivity. Learn how it works.

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Gamifying Your Workforce: How to Make Employee Engagement Fun
By Nicole Fallon | August 11, 2023

Gamification is a newly popular tactic to promote employee loyalty and engagement by making work processes fun and rewarding.

What Is a Noncompete Agreement?
By Kaylyn McKenna | July 31, 2023

Learn how to use a noncompete agreement to protect your business. Without one, your trade secrets and your best employees may end up with competitors.

Creating a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training Program
By Business News Daily | June 28, 2023

Diversity, equity and inclusion training can make your workplace more diverse and equal. Learn what DE&I programs entail and how to ensure they succeed.

What Is Project Resource Management?
By Sean Peek | June 21, 2023

Resource managers are responsible for allocating the appropriate resources to ensure a project is completed on time and within budget.

What Are Core Competencies for Business?
By Max Freedman | May 31, 2023

Core competencies are your business's abilities, products and services that set it apart from the competition. Learn how to identify core competencies.

How to Reduce Your Business Tax Liability
By Katharine Paljug | May 19, 2023

Paying taxes is never fun, but there are steps you can take to reduce your business' tax liability. See our tips and answers to common tax questions.

What is a Gantt Chart?
By Business News Daily | April 28, 2023

This guide introduces Gantt Charts and explains how they're useful to businesses from a project management standpoint.

Top Companies Embracing Clean Energy in 2023
By Max Freedman | April 28, 2023

Major companies are embracing clean energy. Learn who's on the 2022 Clean200 list and how you can follow their lead and financial patterns.

Creativity Is Not Innovation (But You Need Both)
By Sean Peek | April 28, 2023

Creativity may lead to innovation, but they’re not the same thing. This guide describes the difference between the two and the importance of each to a small business.

Copyright Infringement: Are You Stealing Intellectual Property?
By Adam Uzialko | April 13, 2023

Copyright infringement can lead to serious financial and legal consequences. Find out how your business can avoid violating intellectual property rights.

Predictive or Prescriptive Analytics? Your Business Needs Both
By Nicole Fallon | March 09, 2023

Learn how both predictive and prescriptive analytics are essential data strategies for running your small business.

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How Most Millionaires Got Rich
By Stella Morrison | February 21, 2023

Millionaires aren't always born wealthy. These self-made millionaires earned their fortune the old-fashioned way – hard work and ingenuity.

Why Low Prices Can Scare Off Customers
By Brandi Calero-Holmes | February 21, 2023

Low prices don't always send the right message to your customers. Learn how to price your products for the best results.

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When Founders Die, Businesses Suffer
By Adam Uzialko | February 21, 2023

A founding entrepreneur's death can devastate a business. Learn why founders matter and how to ensure your family is cared for if the unthinkable happens.

The ‘Art of the Pivot’: 9 Tips to Successfully Shift Your Business Strategy
By Business News Daily | February 21, 2023

Executing alternate strategies to achieve your business goals are what startup entrepreneurs call “the art of the pivot.” Here’s how to pivot your business.

What Is Gamification?
By Adam Uzialko | February 21, 2023

Gamification injects game play and rewards into everyday activities to build customer loyalty and increase engagement.

What Is Statistical Analysis?
By Jeremy Bender | February 21, 2023

Find out how you can use statistical analysis to organize your data and make better decisions for your business.

What Is a Decision Tree?
By Chad Brooks | February 21, 2023

Decision trees are flowchart graphs or diagrams that explore all potential decisions and their possible outcomes. Learn how to make and use one.

What Is a Pareto Analysis?
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2023

The Pareto analysis, also known as the 80/20 rule, is useful when many decisions need to be made. Learn how to conduct one for your business.

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Want to Keep Your Customers? Be Proactive
By Leslie Pankowski | February 21, 2023

Customer relationship maintenance isn't just a to-do-list item. Learn to keep tabs on customer satisfaction by collecting and analyzing feedback regularly.

Should You Ditch That Nightmare Client?
By Nicole Fallon | February 21, 2023

When clients make outrageous demands and don't communicate, it may be time to fire them. Learn how to ditch nightmare clients tactfully.  

8 Free SWOT Templates for Small Businesses
By Shayna Waltower | February 21, 2023

A SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) analysis helps entrepreneurs make better business decisions. Find eight free SWOT templates online.

How Cultural Anthropology Can Inform Business Strategy
By Adam Uzialko | February 21, 2023

A corporate anthropologist shares how social sciences and business intersect. Learn how to apply anthropological ideas to gain a competitive business edge.

Entrepreneurs Answer the Question ‘Why Is Innovation Important?’
By Chad Brooks | February 21, 2023

New products and improvements to products are innovations. Learn the five innovation types and how to tap into innovation's power and potential.