The Right Way to Go into Business with a Partner

Starting a business up with a partner is a great idea—not only does a business partner effectively halve the staggering amount of work that comes with forming a new company, but having a partner also means having someone to talk to and bounce ideas off of. For many sole-proprietorships, the only employee on the payroll […]

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Friday 5 for January 13th, 2017

GSB TV: How to Excel at Time Management With: Matt Tarkenton and Will Adams No matter who you are or what you do, everyone is working with the same 24 hours in the day to get everything done. And in the modern world, it is easy to become… Watch session The Circle of Technology By: […]

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GSB TV: How to Excel at Time Management

This week on the GSB TV Leadership Show, Matt Tarkenton and Will Adams tackle a topic that is near and dear to the heart of every single person in the world: time management. No matter who you are or what you do, everyone is working with the same 24 hours in the day to get […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Dealing with a Chronically Late Employee

Q: I have an employee who constantly arrives late to work, even after being asked to come in on time multiple times. How do I handle this? Disciplinary Procedures Employers generally handle excessive tardiness in accordance with their employee attendance/absence policies and disciplinary policies and procedures when appropriate. If you lack written employee attendance/absence and […]

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The Circle of Technology

Both innovation and failure are indispensable to what we can call “the Circle of Technology,” which continually destroys, creates, destroys, and creates opportunity, markets, and livelihoods. The Circle of Technology is hardly a new concept. What I call the Age of Innovation and Failure began in the nineteenth century and exploded big time in the […]

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Do You Know, Like, and Trust Your Customers?

It’s common knowledge—and common sense—that customers want to do business with people they know, like, and trust. Business is all about relationships. Your customer relationships may fall on various levels, but at a minimum, customers should be able to count on you. They have chosen to spend money on your products or services, so to […]

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Policies for Seasonal Employees

Seasonal workers can be found in many industries, as businesses add employees during predictably busy parts of the year. But even though a seasonal worker will not be with the company permanently, a company still has significant responsibilities toward them, and will need to establish key organizational policies to deal with hiring, training, and day-to-day […]

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Don’t Miss Out on These Small Business Write Offs!

It’s that time of year again—tax season! Small business owners everywhere are scrounging around for old receipts and frantically doing paperwork in preparation for tax day, all while keeping up with their regularly scheduled CEO duties. Amid all the craziness, it’s easy to miss out on some great write off opportunities. But anything that can […]

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