Effective Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Not only do many employers require their employees to complete sexual harassment prevention training, now this kind of training has been mandated by several states for all employees, including California, Connecticut, and New York. Learn about how to implement effective sexual harassment prevention training, whether you’re in one of the mandatory-training states or not. Get…

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Trademarks and DBAs: What’s the Difference?

Trademarks and DBAs may seem like the same concept, if you’re fairly new to understanding small business terminology. Trademarks may include business names and other media that distinguishes a startup and its uniqueness to the world while a DBA is an acronym for “doing business as.” Businesses may register for trademarks and DBAs to protect…

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Friday 5 for January 10th, 2020

To Map Your Future, Study Your Past By Shep Hyken What’s your resolution for the New Year? Don’t set a goal with no plan to achieve it. Instead, there’s a simple two-step process you can follow that will help you identify a goal for this year, and… Watch video The Difference a Retirement Plan Makes…

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How to Be a Great Leader in Just Two Steps

Leadership is a controversial subject. Countless books and articles have been dedicated to pinpointing the exact qualities of a great leader—qualities, they say, that will apparently turn you into the next Winston Churchill or Oprah Winfrey. I’ve always thought that idea was a bit ridiculous. Not every leader is a dynamic, booming personality, and effective…

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The Difference a Retirement Plan Makes

A retirement plan is a significant benefit, one that has a big impact on both the employer and the employees in a business. How do you know just what impact it’s having, and how do you communicate that impact to key stakeholders in the business? We’ve identified 5 most important considerations, and in this article…

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To Map Your Future Study Your Past

What’s your resolution for the New Year? Don’t set a goal with no plan to achieve it. Instead, there’s a simple two-step process you can follow that will help you identify a goal for this year, and how you’ll get there. You might be surprised to know that it starts by looking backwards at the…

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Who is the Most Effective Salesperson?

In my life, I’ve often been called a great salesman. I’ve put myself in position to sell all kinds of things: technology, insurance, education—you name it, I’ve sold it! But here’s the secret to my success in sales: I don’t sell anybody anything. Never have. Never will. I’ve found that the most effective salesperson is…

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Friday 5 for December 20th, 2019

2020 Small Business Hiring: 3 Traits to Seek Out in Job Candidates By Deborah Sweeney As the 2010s come to a close, small business owners are still hard at work hiring talented employees. They’re also just as invested in retaining said talent. As the resumes flood in, it can be tricky… Read article Recognize Every…

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Treating Customers Right

No matter what business you are in, you have to always put the customer first. Think like a customer, and look for ways to provide real value to your customers. And that also means treating your customers the way you would like to be treated if the situation were reversed. As a small business, it’s…

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