Friday 5 for the Week of April 20th, 2015


This week’s Friday 5 is hotter than the deal we got on that glow-in-the-dark toilet seat from SkyMall. Yes, it’s a total necessity. It’s dark at night.

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Business Mentoring Series — The 5 Choices: A Path to Extraordinary Productivity

with: Fran Tarkenton and Kory Kogon

In the final episode of our series with FranklinCovey’s Kory Kogon, she discusses her best-selling book, The 5 Choices: A Path to Extraordinary Productivity, and gives you 5 strategies to be more productive in a noisy, distracting world… Watch episode

Google’s New Mobile-Friendly Search Ranking: What You Need to Know

by: Will Adams

Google’s latest iteration of their search algorithm places increased weight on the “mobile-friendliness” of websites. Learn more about the potential consequences for businesses and test your site using a tool from Google itself here… 3 minute read

Google Hangout: Hiring Lessons from the NFL Draft

with: Fran Tarkenton

Despite all of the research and testing in the world, NFL teams still routinely get it wrong and draft “busts.” As small business owners, we simply can’t afford to miss like that… Watch replay

[Video] Green Heart Construction: Hiring and Retaining Employees

by: Dan Fontaine

“I feel like we can train someone to do any job if they have good character.” Pat Sullivan, co-owner of Green Heart Construction discusses his strategy to hire and retain employees in this 3 minute video… Watch video

Small Business Retirement Plans Part 3: The Simplified Employee Pension Plan

by: Ted Jenkin

In the last installment of this month’s series on small business retirement plans, Ted looks at the Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) Plan. Is this plan the right fit for your business?… 3 minute read

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