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Administration, General organization management

Fireworks Lead to Devastating Damage for Small Business

July 19, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

Fireworks are a huge part of many summer celebrations, but they can also cause serious damage if used improperly. Unfortunately, one small business in Arlington, Virginia, was the victim of improper use of fireworks during this Independence Day week, causing […]


Accounting, Department management

New Rules Coming for Paycheck Advances

July 18, 2024

Via: Inc.

Increasingly popular “earned wage” advances on worker paychecks are consumer loans subject to existing federal laws, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said, moving to set federal guard rails for a fast-growing market. In proposed interpretive guidance, the agency […]


Communication, Department management

Employer Negligence in Workplace Accidents

July 17, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

Every year, thousands of workers suffer injuries on the job, many of which are preventable. In 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses. Many of these incidents result from employer negligence, leaving workers […]


Administration, General organization management

Why Exit Interviews Are Critical for Business Cybersecurity

July 17, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

Imagine a scenario where a sales manager finds a new position with a competitor and hands in their resignation letter. The company’s next move can either put its proprietary data at risk — or ensure a smooth exit that protects […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

Fed President Goolsbee Says U.S. Economy Looks Like It’s Taming Inflation

July 12, 2024

Via: Inc.

Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Austan Goolsbee said on Thursday the U.S. economy looks like it is back on track to 2 percent inflation after a bump up earlier this year, suggesting he is gaining confidence the time will soon […]


Communication, Department management

Employees Want Better Benefits–but Might Not Understand the Value of Your Company’s Offerings

July 11, 2024

Via: Inc.

A robust benefits package can offer a competitve edge for any business. But conveying the advantages of those benefits — particularly to a global, dispersed workforce — can be challenging. In a recent report about multinational businesses by Harvard Business […]


Department management, Information Technology

Tech Translated: Banking as a Service

July 11, 2024

Via: Strategy+Business

What is Banking as a Service? Banking as a Service (BaaS) is an emerging business model, within which licensed banks and fintech companies provide banking infrastructure, products, and services to other businesses; those offerings then reach end users through the […]


Department management, Financial

Mom and Pop Businesses Can Apply for Thousands in Grant Funding

July 10, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

Mom and pop businesses are often an important part of the cities they serve. Even large markets like Miami and Dallas benefit from supporting their local merchants. Below, we share several small business grant opportunities that aim to benefit businesses […]


General organization management, Systems management

Cross Docking: The Supply Chain Shortcut That Works

July 9, 2024

Via: Inc.

Ask any successful e-commerce or retail owner for a list of the top things that help keep their business running smoothly, and you can bet two areas will be at the top of every list: inventory management and shipping. That’s […]


Communication, Department management

Managers: Employees Don’t Need a Sticker Chart For Their Feelings

July 9, 2024

Via: Inc.

I work in an office of a large company. The work my team does is often stressful, so sometimes staff morale suffers. The managers of my team have created a feelings chart that has giant emoji representing various levels of […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

Small-Business Sales Decline as Consumers Reduce Spending

July 8, 2024

Via: Inc.

Small-business sales and visits are slowing down as consumers cut back on spending, according to the June 2024 Fiserv Small Business Index. From May to June 2024, sales decreased by 2.9 percent and transactions fell by 1.5 percent. Small-business retail […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

How Businesses Plan to Drive Serious Sales This Prime Day

July 8, 2024

Via: Inc.

Amazon Prime Day — the retail giant’s two-day sale event — is coming up next week, on July 16 and 17, and businesses are prepared. Expectations are high following 2023’s Prime Day success. According to Statista, sales reached an all-time […]


General organization management, Systems management

Mastering LinkedIn Analytics: A 5-Step Guide

July 5, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

To maximize the impact of your LinkedIn Business Profile, it’s crucial to harness the power of LinkedIn Analytics. In this blog post, we’ll explore the five key steps to utilizing and mastering LinkedIn Analytics to enhance your business profile. Step […]


Administration, General organization management

Five Technologies Making Remote Work Possible

July 3, 2024

Via: Home Business Magazine

Remote work is an amazing concept that more and more enterprises are embracing in 2024. During the pandemic, even some businesses that strongly opposed this model had a chance to try it out, and a lot of them just refused […]


Department management, Information Technology

Take Control of Your Company’s Data– Or AI Will.

July 2, 2024

Via: Inc.

It seems that 200 percent of the conversations that I’m having with the teams running our portfolio companies, as well as those with other entrepreneurs across a dozen different industries, are about chatbots, the dominance of the primary large language […]


Organization management, Startup

Veteran and Military Business Discounts for the 4th of July (and All Year!)

July 2, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

As America celebrates her Independence Day this week, what better time to highlight the military men and women and their families who have continuously made that freedom possible? There’s no way to adequately thank members of the military or veterans […]


Administration, General organization management

Amazon Lures Cofounders from Startup Adept to Bolster AI Efforts

July 1, 2024

Via: Inc.

Amazon.com hired away artificial intelligence startup Adept’s co-founders and some of its team in a move that echoes one by rival Microsoft, as it seeks to battle a perception that it is playing catch-up in AI. Adept said in a […]


Department management, Marketing

Best Ways To Get Your Business Into The Mind Of Potential Clients

July 1, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

If you want to get your business in the mind of potential clients, then you have got to put some effort in. We understand that there are a lot of different ways to do this, and if you don’t want […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

What Do Jeff Bezos and the Olympic Games Have in Common? Why Successful People Avoid the ‘Blank Check’ Syndrome

June 28, 2024

Via: Inc.

Like sports fans who love to evaluate various team decisions and outcomes, a friend loves to analyze other businesses: how they fare against their competition, what they appear to be doing right or wrong, what their margins might be — […]


Communication, Department management

With 10 Short Words, Taylor Swift Just Taught a Powerful Lesson in Control

June 27, 2024

Via: Inc.

As a card-carrying member of Generation X, it might go without saying that I am a fan of Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters. Meanwhile, as the devoted dad of a daughter who is into Taylor Swift, I’ve become a fan […]