How to Build a Team

An organization includes a whole group of people, from employees to partners to other forms of support and even customers. But entrepreneurs are often natural DIYers, self-starters who tend to go it alone. To get from one to the other, a business owner has to learn how to glue a company together. One of the […]

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Pricing Your Products with Discounts

Discounts are a popular way to bring in new customers, giving them an opportunity to try out your products or services at a lower price. But while that is a pure win for the customer, it can be a little more complicated as a business owner. Are you discounting so much that you can no […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Can You Dock Pay for Salaried Employees?

Q. Are there rules for docking they pay for salaried employees if they are absent from work? Our answer assumes that you are referring to salaried employees that qualify for exempt status. There is a wide range of reasons and amount of time that an employee may be absent from work: vacation, personal time-off, illness, workers’ compensation injury, family […]

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Friday 5 for April 14th, 2017

How to Get Equipment Loans By Constantina Kokenes How can you secure the funds needed to purchase or repair equipment when your cash flow won’t support it? Here is a closer look at the options available to business owners… 6 minute read GSB TV: Do Less, Better With: Will Adams and Matt Tarkenton We all […]

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GSB TV: Do Less, Better

We all struggle with productivity, and how to get more done. On this week’s session of the GSB TV Leadership Show, Matt Tarkenton and Will Adams talk about productivity hacks based on the concept of Essentialism. The whole idea is to do less, better. Contemporary society rewards multitasking, but the most successful people understand the […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Organizational Charts

Q. What is the optimal way to structure an organizational chart of business processes? Are there commonly used modern tools that I can use for this? Flow charts are still the common tool to illustrate business processes and related employee jobs in a graphical or textual view. The following are example product comparisons and explanations […]

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How to Get Equipment Loans

Every business uses equipment in some context. Landscaping firms may need large equipment like trucks or backhoes, or a freelance writer relies on a laptop. No matter what industry you’re in, there’s some level of equipment that’s necessary to do your job. However, when equipment breaks down or you need to invest in new equipment […]

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The Secret To Overcoming Fear Of Failure

Pride is a funny thing. On the one hand, we look at it as a vice, something to rein in, to take control of. If you look up synonyms for pride, the first words that appear are all negative: conceit, egotism, vanity. “Pride goeth before the fall,” says the Bible. It’s a universal sin in […]

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