While technology is always changing, the past year has seen some remarkable shifts as businesses have responded to their extraordinary circumstances. Automation in particular has grown by leaps and bounds, not only for big businesses but for small businesses, too! Some of our top stories this week look at the rise in automation for small…

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Are you thinking about starting a new business? Or looking for what you can do to take your young business up a level? Some of our top headlines this week directly take on these questions, along with other important issues for small businesses like the PPP, employee classification, and more! How to start 12 small…

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As your small business grows, it’s not always easy to keep your processes simplified. The more mature an organization becomes, the more things accumulate and get in the way of performance. Complexity can be a major hindrance to the overall productivity of an organization as well as to the morale of employees. Here are 6…

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For me, the 1955 high school football season and state championship was special for urgent personal reasons. At fifteen, during my junior year, we had a tackling drill in which I separated my shoulder. I probably should not have played again until my shoulder had healed, but I didn’t think about not playing. I just…

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How have you adjusted your leadership style over time? Some of our top reads of this week focus on important traits for business leaders, especially related to emotional intelligence. Keep on reading for insights on in-person business, remote work, and more! Are you an emotionally intelligent boss? (USA Today) The one leadership trait that’s most…

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The past year has impacted different industries in different ways. Some had to make some adjustments but otherwise operated as normal. Others underwent dramatic short-term changes, but look to get back on track in the near future. And others were upended in ways that will have long-term consequences. Our top headlines this week look at…

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Want to keep up with the most important and most interesting news for small business owners this week? Look no further! We’ve got a collection of news, trends, and insights to help you navigate wherever your business is. Here are the new government efforts to help small businesses (USA Today) Retailers may want to upgrade…

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More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, we have a better picture now of what the world of work might look like when it ends. With changes to office design, work patterns, structure, and more, there are a wide range of possibilities for entrepreneurs to consider. The hybrid office is here to stay. The…

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What do you need to know for your business today? We’ve found some of the most important news, trends, and insights for small business owners, including tax credits and deadlines, borrowing options, and more! What You Need to Know About the Employee Retention Credit and Your Taxes (Inc.) IRS Delays U.S. Tax Deadline to May…

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What do you need to know about in the news that could impact your small business? This week we’ve pulled some news, trends, and insights on a wide range of topics, including health care, decision making, business finances, and more! 11 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Jeff Bezos’s Tremendous Success (Inc.) Escape the “Shecession” and Start…

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