June 19, 2018Via: Small Business Trends
As a business owner, managing people is by far the toughest responsibility of all. Every person is different, unpredictable, and motivated by a unique set of factors. And while good hiring practices will mean smooth sailing most of the time, […]
June 5, 2018Via: Inc.
Difficult personalities can make the workplace challenging, but inconsistent management is downright crazy-making. One moment you’re being told to innovate and think creatively. Then the next day you’re chastised for failing to following protocol when do you take a risk […]
June 4, 2018Via: Small Business Trends
Changing your business model can be a tough decision to make, but it’s crucial for some business owners who are in it for the long run. Industries evolve and markets change. Not to mention, your goals and values as an […]
May 24, 2018Via: Inc.
In the 1980’s and 90’s, most employees didn’t know a thing about their leader outside of work. In the 2000’s, it became more acceptable to know leaders on a personal level. Today, it’s become the norm for employees to not […]
May 23, 2018Via: Inc.
Are you right-brained or left-brained? According to the results of a brain test administered by Sommer + Sommer, 37% of Americans are left-brained, while only 29% are right-brained. In 34% of participants, the two hemispheres exert equal influence on decision-making. […]
May 18, 2018Via: Entrepreneur
As a manager, you might think you are doing a great job leading your employees. In reality, you might be making common mistakes causing damage within the company that may require several years of recovery. The good news is if […]
May 7, 2018Via: Small Business Trends
Small business owners need to wear many different hats to keep things running smoothly. From start up costs to seasonal slowdowns, smaller entrepreneurs need to plan for everything including the unanticipated. Here are 10 things every small business owner should […]
April 18, 2018Via: Business 2 Community
Are you considering running a business with your partner? You will not be the first couple to attempt to run a successful business together. One one end, running a business with your partner could work well and on the other, […]
April 16, 2018Via: Small Business Trends
Family businesses are a huge part of America’s economic landscape. But some 70 percent of family businesses do not outlast the first generation, according to Harvard Business Review. And of the 30 percent that make it to a second generation, […]
April 10, 2018Via: Small Business Trends
It’s a reality all entrepreneurs must come to terms with: the potential for failure. Over 51% of businesses will fail in their first five years (U.S. Census data), and even 25–30% of venture-backed businesses fail. If you want to innovate […]