Friday 5 for September 28th, 2018

Do I Need to File for a Foreign Qualification? By Deborah Sweeney It’s not uncommon for entrepreneurs to conduct business operations across state lines. However, what many may not realize is that you can’t just get up and doing business in another state. You may be… Read article What’s Your “Snow Plow Moment”? By Shep […]

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The Challenges of Aligning Workers and Employers

Workers love the flexibility of defining their own work schedule. Employers like being able to have the right number of staff at the right time, maintaining efficiency. And yet there are challenges to helping both workers and employers navigate this situation that both sides want. It’s much more complicated, managing everyone and what they’re doing, […]

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Building the Right Team

Achieving success as a start-up is never easy. Over 50% of startups fail, for a long list of reasons. But at the core of every successful start-up you will find one uniting factor: great people. Hiring the right employees does not only help mitigate the risk of having to replace them down the road. It […]

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What’s Your “Snow Plow Moment”?

Is there a single moment in your life that you can look back on and see that it helped define who you are today? For me, it’s the Snow Plow moment. It all goes back to when I was just 16 years old, plowing driveways during snowstorms. But I think we can all identify the […]

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Do I Need to File For a Foreign Qualification?

Maybe you’ve heard the term foreign qualification before, but aren’t exactly sure what it means. How does your business qualify to file as a foreign qualification? What do you need to do in order to foreign qualify? If you’re not sure, you’ve come to the right place—here’s a look at what you need to know […]

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Consultant’s Corner: Business Entity Selection

Question: “How should I go about choosing a business entity type?” Many small businesses are structured as unincorporated sole proprietorships and General Partnerships due to their formation and maintenance simplicity and costs; however, the primary disadvantage with a sole proprietorship or General Partnership is that it is not a separate legal entity, even when it […]

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Friday 5 for September 21st, 2018

GoSmallBiz Podcast Episode 2: Gen Y Employees and Customers By GoSmallBiz                    Listen as Will Adams talks with Whitney Wrona about her research into Generation Y in the workforce, and how you can understand, engage with, and attract Millennial employees and customers… Listen now “Don’t Blame Me, I Just Work Here!” By Shep Hyken Have you […]

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Encourage Independent Thinking

An important element of an open corporate culture is a team full of people who are all thinking about ways to help the business. Encouraging independent thinking among your team members will generate new ideas and give everyone a stake in your business’s success. Benefits of Encouraging Independent Thinking There are many benefits to encouraging independent thinking […]

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The Conversations That Build Extraordinary Performance

We all want extraordinary performance from our teams. Extraordinary performance requires productive behavior. And to get productivity, you need engaged employees. One of the most important tools for driving employee engagement is simple: conversations. But not just any conversations. Learn why the check-in conversation is the most powerful five minutes you can spend, and how […]

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