Tweet When you’re shopping for tech solutions that will integrate into your business, there are some important differences to be aware of between various consumer technologies. Always keep in mind that your business should be able to fully rely on the devices you purchase. Buying inexpensive technology that breaks regularly can have a larger impact […]

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6 Not So Simple Ways to Motivate Employees

by Jarie Bolander on April 7, 2014

TweetSomething almost every manager struggles with at some point in their career is motivating those they’re leading.  Everyone needs to be motivated.  Sometimes it’s encouraging a less engaged team member to be more engaged.  Other times it is making sure your all-star performer doesn’t become complacent. One of the biggest challenges a manager faces when […]

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Super Simple Small Business Promotion Techniques

January 27, 2014

TweetToo many people negatively affect the way a small business performs simply because of the mindset they have when they first start the venture. The practices they incorporate almost make it seem like they are trying to fail. You don’t go into business for yourself in order to be mediocre or to simply bring in […]

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Keep Your Best Employees With a Unique Benefits Package

January 23, 2014

Tweet   It’s expensive to replace employees who leave. Inc estimates that the this turnover cost is nearly 1.5 times the person’s salary by the time you factor in recruiting, interviewing, hiring and on boarding. That doesn’t even include the cost of everybody’s time spent hiring someone new. Invest that money into some unique benefits […]

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Why You Need Work Experience before Enrolling in an MBA Program

January 15, 2014

TweetThe fact of the matter is that having some work experience prior to pursuing an MBA is almost always a good choice. MBA programs are largely designed to capitalize upon the knowledge the students bring with them to the classroom. In fact, not long ago universities nationwide almost always required a candidate to be able […]

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Recruiting Habits Of Highly Successful Leaders

December 23, 2013

TweetOne of the core aspects of being a business leader is being able to properly form and develop your company’s human capital. An organization will likely run into trouble trying to increase profitability and expand without the right people in place to help it do so. A large amount of innovation and success can come […]

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5 Tips To Keep Peace In Your Family Business

December 18, 2013

Tweet According to the Small Business Administration, family-owned businesses make up about 90 percent of all businesses in the U.S. Like any other business venture, it won’t be without its challenges; however, starting and growing a family business can be a rewarding and lucrative experience for everyone involved if you set yourself up for success. […]

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5 Tools to Help Online Students Stay Organized

December 12, 2013

TweetAccording to the 2012 Survey of Online Learning, thirty-two percent of higher education students now take at least one course online. What’s more, in another recent Babson Survey Research Group study, 62.4 percent of colleges surveyed offer fully online degree programs, which is almost double the number of schools that did so a decade ago. […]

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Tips for Cultivating Loyal, Consistent Blog Readership

November 25, 2013

TweetRunning a blog is a labor of love no matter how passionate you feel about the subject at hand. While no blogger blogs without at least a little hope that someone is reading, there are actually a few ways to slowly-but-surely build an active, faithful readership for your blog over time. Here are a few […]

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How to Keep Good Employees in Traditionally High Turnover Industries

November 4, 2013

Tweet When you’re a fast food manager, turnover isn’t just a dessert. Fast food restaurants, retail stores and other businesses that offer minimum wage jobs are famous for having high employee turnover rates. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the hospitality, food services and other accommodation industries have the highest rate of […]

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