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PayPal incorporates charitable initiatives right into its business model, and your small business should, too. Here's why it pays to give back.
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...
Despite the numerous ways workers communicate with each other, the process isn't always smooth. Here's how to fix common business communication breakdowns.
Coming up with new ideas is essential to success. There are several types of innovation.
A non-compete agreement guards against employees leaving for a competitor, starting a competing business, or sharing trade secrets. Here's what you should know.
If the Federal Reserve hikes its rates as expected, in tandem with reducing its balance sheet, what will that mean for the economy and your business?
Family drama can be hard enough without the added element of managing a business together. Here's how to keep your family and your company running smoothly.
Your employees are people first. As their employer, it pays off in the long run for you to let them know it's OK to attend to personal family matters.
WalletHub research finds that the best parts of the country in which to start your business are the Midwest and the Great Plains.
Experts in the healthcare industry weigh in on how you can build a robust referral network to support your medical practice's revenue cycle.
As small businesses prepare for 2014, they shouldn't focus solely on increasing their bottom lines.
Writing a SWOT analysis? Here are some tips (and a sample) from two small business leaders who have successfully written and used one.
As you start to prepare your business for the end of the year, make sure you speak with your attorney about these six important issues.
The majority of small business owners view growth as their top priority, according to American Express OPEN. Here's how they plan to accomplish that growth.
In an effort to create a more engaged workforce, many companies are starting to gamify their internal processes. Here's why it works and how you can do it.
Sole proprietors face a unique set of challenges when running a business of one. Here's how to overcome the biggest obstacles of 'solopreneurship.'
Tempted to clean out the old filing cabinet? Make sure you don't throw these documents away.
Every service-based business will have to deal with one or two difficult clients. But is it time to drop them completely?
They may be young, but Girl Scouts can teach you a lot about leadership and business. Here's how these entrepreneurial girls build future skills through the Girl Scout Cookie Program.
Three experts: an ex-Giant, a former Eagles manager and a sports psychologist tell you how to put Super Bowl psychology to work for your business.
Need help getting started in social media or making your meetings more exciting? Five experts tell you how.
Thinking about a business partnership with your spouse or significant other? Take this advice from an entrepreneurial couple who makes it work.
Are you looking to outsource your human resources operations? Here are 10 companies that specialize in HR management for small businesses.
Managers say that employees use a horde of common buzzwords and clichés every day — such as 'dynamic, 'deep dive' and 'leverage' — that really get under the bosses' skin.
To help find the right partner, several experts weighed in on what small businesses should look for in a PEO provider.
How do you get customers to pay for a subscription to your service? Be friendly and engaging — never pushy.
What time-strapped business owners need is a strategy that lets them attract more customers without logging in more hours at work.
Want to grow your business quickly? Here are five tips to help you scale up.
Evidence from investors, analysts and consumers themselves reveals that online stores have a competitive edge when they don’t have to collect sales tax from shoppers