How to Save Time with Your POS System

If you rely on your POS system for time and wage data, that is some of the most important data you have, and manual data entry can be time-consuming—and ultimately very expensive in terms of using your time as the business owner. But there are ways to use your POS system and transfer all that […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Hiring Your First Employee

Question: I’m growing and am thinking about hiring my first employee. What should I do? When growing a business, entrepreneurs typically reach a point in the process where they must consider the prospect of adding staff. There are several important things to consider when hiring employees, which include: labor laws, compensation structure, fringe benefit programs, […]

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Stop Going Through the Motions

Have you ever seen someone who was clearly just going through the motions? Someone who mindlessly asks you a question that you’ve already answered just because it’s the next question in their script? Or asks a question that is clearly irrelevant to your situation? Many people start to go through the motions, especially as the […]

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Small Biz Stories: Enjoy the Entrepreneurial Ride

“Be flexible. Whether you’re the type of person that has a 14-page business plan, or a napkin with an early stage logo and that’s all you want to do, you have to be flexible and ready to take big turns.” That’s the number one piece of advice Simms Jenkins of BrightWave Marketing has for fellow […]

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Friday 5 for October 13th, 2017

4 Female Athletes Successfully Embracing Entrepreneurship By Deborah Sweeney All throughout October, female entrepreneurs everywhere are celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month. There are more than 11 million woman-owned businesses… 4 minute read Pay Attention to Passive Job Seekers By ADP When we’re looking to hire a new employee, many of us focus on active job […]

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Earn Your Disappointment

I didn’t make the cut. During my junior year in high school, I tried out for the varsity basketball team. Now don’t get me wrong—I put on a respectable showing during tryouts. But you know what? It wasn’t enough. I was the last cut made. I fell one spot short of making the team. And […]

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4 Female Athletes Successfully Embracing Entrepreneurship

All throughout October, female entrepreneurs everywhere are celebrating National Women’s Small Business Month. As reported by the SBA, more than 11 million woman-owned businesses can be found in the United States, generating more than nine million jobs and $1.6 trillion in annual revenue, and conquering every industry from healthcare to social services. Going the distance […]

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Why Entrepreneurs Need to Be Scramblers

The things I did to become a better quarterback in the NFL have also had a major impact on my life in business. The principles from one directly applied to the other. As a quarterback, I was known as a scrambler. When a play starts to break down, there’s nobody open and the defense is […]

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Pay Attention to Passive Job Seekers

When we’re looking to hire a new employee, many of us focus on active job seekers—the people are out there actively looking for a job. But you can really benefit by finding ways to sell your business to passive job seekers—people who are not actively looking for a new job, but will accept an offer […]

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