Good Relationships with Former Employees

Over time, employees will leave your business. But just because they’re no longer your employees doesn’t mean they can’t still be an asset to you and your company. Employees who leave on good terms, with neither side burning bridges, can become a valuable part of your network, an ambassador for your brand, and potentially even […]

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Friday 5 for May 25th, 2018

More Than a Tax Haven: 3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Incorporate in Delaware By Deborah Sweeney When many entrepreneurs think about the state of Delaware, they tend to focus on its business-friendly corporate tax laws. If you’re an out-of-state business, you won’t have to worry about paying corporate income tax… 3 minute read Setting the Standard […]

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Recommended Reading: When Reaching Millennials Goes Wrong

When reaching Millennials goes wrong: The Lexington Legends minor league baseball team held “Millennial Night” to bring more young people to the ballpark, but unintentionally gave a master class in how not to appeal to Millennial consumers. From the bookshelf of Bill Gates: Every year, Bill Gates offers a diverse list of 5 books he […]

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Setting the Standard for Customer Service

Who sets the bar for amazing customer service with your customers? Is it the best service in your industry? Not exactly. You no longer have to keep up with your competition, but you now have to keep up with your customers’ expectations—and the bar is the best customer service regardless of industry. The best customer […]

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Watch Out for Ethical Violations!

The last thing you want is for your business to make headlines for unethical behavior. Take proactive, preventative steps to keep everything above board and above reproach. Our blog team takes a look at some warning signs of possible ethical violations, and positive steps you can take to stop or prevent these problems, including harassment, […]

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Friday 5 for May 18th, 2018

The Downsides of the No-Debt Badge of Honor By Fran Tarkenton Avoiding debt has its benefits, but it also has its downsides, and you should take your time to think through any decision you make about financing your business. I recently chatted with… Watch video 6 Lessons from the Vacation Sales Boiler Room By Will […]

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The Downsides of the No-Debt Badge of Honor

Many business owners avoid debt like the plague. Ami Kassar, author of The Growth Dilemma, refers to it as the no-debt badge of honor. And avoiding debt has its benefits, but it also has its downsides, and you should take your time to think through any decision you make about financing your business. I recently […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Using Interns

Question: I want to begin working with student interns, giving them course credit and real-world experience before entering the actual work place. Where should I start? Workers engaged as interns can be paid or unpaid, but our response assumes that your question refers to engaging workers as unpaid interns. In order to engage workers as […]

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