The way we work is going through historic, radical changes. Seemingly overnight, the entire world learned to adapt to remote work as necessitated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. An experiment in working from home that felt like it would only last a few weeks in March 2020 is, for many, approaching nearly two years as…

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What has your business been doing to adapt to the current business environment? Supply chain disruptions, hiring difficulties, and of course the ongoing pandemic have entrepreneurs and business owners like you coming up with creative solutions. We have these and other top stories this week! How to Assess Whether a Small-Business Loan Will Work for…

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Have you begun thinking about how you will approach the holiday season in your business? It close than you may realize, and it’s important to be prepared. We have insights for what you can do now to have a successful plan, plus more in our top news for small businesses! Putting People First in Your…

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Are you feeling optimistic about the future for your small business? Even with the difficult year and a half that businesses have had, many are feeling optimistic, but must be cautious of potential problems in the future. We have more on these and other top stories this week! U.S. Small Business Owners Profess Optimism Even…

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How has life continued to change for small businesses? Compensation strategies, financial relief, team meetings, corporate culture, sales strategies – there’s so much to consider! We have these and other top stories for you to read in this week’s top news for small businesses. Service workers saying “I quit” are pushing up wages and shutting…

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Recently, I was reading an article about Milind Pant’s unforgettable meeting in the back kitchen of a Pizza Hut. Pant, now the CEO of Amway, was then the chief marketing officer of India for Yum! Brands. Yum! operates Pizza Hut. Part of Pant’s onboarding process included training at a Pizza Hut store to learn more…

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What’s the best way to attract talent to your business? Capable would-be employees are out there, and we are in the middle of a major process of people shifting from one role to another. And while some industries are struggling to find or retain workers, others are finding a lot of talented help. We have…

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If your business is struggling with finding employees right now, it may be time for creative solutions. As our top stories this week indicate, half of small businesses are trying to hire right now, leading to increases in benefits to lure candidates and retain current employees, or even technological innovations. Read on for these and…

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Are you one of the new entrepreneurs since the pandemic began? New business creation has been at record levels, and part of the ongoing hiring problems businesses have had goes to people who would rather start their own business. We have discussions on these and other important news, trends, and insights for small businesses! Study:…

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Did many of your employees take advantage of the increased opportunities to work from home during the pandemic? And if so, how has the transition back to the office been? Or if you’re continuing to encourage remote work, how do you balance that with the need to build a strong company culture? We have discussions…

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