Whether you lay out detailed instructions for the daily duties of your employees or you prefer to take a more free-rein approach to management, it’s extremely important that your employees develop the right habits. Here are a few steps to follow that promote maximum efficiency within an organization through habitual processes. Identify Necessary Procedures Start…

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We’ve entered the busy holiday season in the final month of the year, and businesses have all kinds of questions they need answers to, including increased online shopping utilization, how to deal with potential burnout, and even upcoming Covid-19 vaccines. Read all that and more in this week’s top headlines for small businesses! Employers start…

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As the United States goes through the third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, small businesses are reacting to the changing situation, having learned from the earlier waves. This wave could impact business during the holiday season, and is impacting everything from benefit plans to employee demographics. Learn more in some of our top headlines for…

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On Friday November 13, 2020, the Miami Marlins made a major announcement. They hired Kim Ng to be their new general manager. Ng’s hiring not only makes her GM of the Marlins, but also the first female GM in Major League Baseball.  In a year as unprecedented as 2020, silver linings are starting to emerge…

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Small business owners have had to be incredibly resilient getting through a very difficult year. Going through this crisis has given many the confidence that they’ll be able to handle whatever comes at them next. Learn about ways business owners have kept their optimism and found creative solutions, plus other top headlines this week. Why…

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During election season, the race for the presidency gets the most attention, followed by other federal and state officials. But small businesses can also be dramatically affected by state ballot initiatives, and Election Day 2020 was no different. Our team has gone through all the various measures that passed this election season, with insights into…

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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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Most of the biggest headlines in the news this week are about the election, but there’s plenty going on for small business, too! Don’t miss our collection of some of the top news, trends, and insights, including trends in the retail and restaurant industries, funding insights, and news from key social networks. The Future of…

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As we head toward the final months of the year, more of us are looking forward not only to the end of 2020, but also what we can do in the new year in our businesses. What new strategies can we adopt to reach more customers? How can we implement new ideas and even start…

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We’ve spent several months adapting to the “new normal”…but what if things continue to change and add additional challenges to the way we operate? Businesses must be ready to adapt on an ongoing basis to effectively get through this pandemic. 4 Outdated Rules Every Business Owner Needs to Ditch (Entrepreneur) What Al Fresco Dining May…

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