11 Ways to Develop Leaders at Your Small Business

11 Ways to Develop Leaders at Your Small Business

As a small business owner you are forced to wear many hats, particularly as things begin to take shape and your company begins to grow. Having people on staff who can step up and help in larger roles will become a necessity. Bringing leaders in from outside the...

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10 Ways to Control Overtime at Your Small Business

10 Ways to Control Overtime at Your Small Business

When an employee works over 40 hours in a workweek, you may be required to pay them additional wages at a higher rate.  Overtime ranks as one of the biggest ongoing expenses for most companies, and poor management of overtime can cost your small business a lot of...

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Ideas to Improve Motivation at Work

Ideas to Improve Motivation at Work

Running a company is complicated, even more so in times when reality is harsh and life has changed so much in the past year. Many workspaces had to reinvent themselves to survive, many employees lost their jobs, others changed their way of working, others stopped...

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The Importance of Employee Performance Reviews

The Importance of Employee Performance Reviews

When you first started your company, employee reviews were probably just an act of self-reflection, as you were the only one sitting at the table. But as your company grows and you hire more employees, it becomes more and more important that you regularly evaluate...

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Self-Scheduling at Your Small Business

Self-Scheduling at Your Small Business

The Advantages of Self-SchedulingEven before COVID-19, many small businesses were working towards a self-scheduling model. Now, with so many people working from home or other remote locations, and with customer demands going unpredictably up and down, self-scheduling...

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Recognizing Burnout Within Your Small Business

Recognizing Burnout Within Your Small Business

First, you must recognize the issue. Many people ask, what is the difference between stress and burnout? Is there one? There is. And it’s important to understand that. Because there is a difference in how each syndrome presents itself, there is a difference in how...

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Budget Update – Employment Programs

Budget Update – Employment Programs

Brought to you by our partner HRLive At more than 700 pages the Federal government budget released yesterday includes something for everyone (we will briefly update the most significant announcements for employers). Permanent, unfunded spending increases means the...

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Creating a Safe Workplace Amid COVID Concerns

Creating a Safe Workplace Amid COVID Concerns

While we are not through the pandemic yet, the roll out of vaccinations has provided a light at the end of the tunnel. We are at a point where going back to the workplace is becoming a not-so-distant reality. And this is bringing with it a whole new set of challenges...

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How to Deal with Stress at Work – Wherever it Is

How to Deal with Stress at Work – Wherever it Is

Ways to Deal with Work-Related Stress These unpredictable times have led to unprecedented levels of stress in the workforce. Its effects are real and potentially devastating. Many studies have shown how stress can lead to physical symptoms including headaches, upset...

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How to Hire During Times of Crisis

How to Hire During Times of Crisis

How to Hire During Times of CrisisA global crisis changes everything! Don’t we know it! You make your plans and the universe laughs.Things change everyday and it can feel impossible to keep up. And this is as true for your business as it is for everything else. Maybe...

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Lead Generation

Lead Generation

10 Lead Generating Strategies for Small BusinessWhether you’re just starting out or are an established small business, a good portion of your time, or your staff’s, is likely spent on lead generation. Lead generation is the actions or tactics you use to attract...

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Leadership Qualities are essential for success!

Leadership Qualities are essential for success!

7 Attributes of a Great Small Business LeaderGreat leadership is essential for any business to succeed. Without it, it is nearly impossible for a company to grow and expand in ever-changing markets. This may be especially true for small businesses that are often...

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7 Tips to Stay Productive While Working from Home

7 Tips to Stay Productive While Working from Home

7 Tips to Stay Productive While Working from HomeIn this year like no other year, many people have been forced to work from home. If you are used to, and happy with, an office environment, this change can be rather unsettling. There are a whole host of potential...

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Improving Communication at Your Small Business

Improving Communication at Your Small Business

11 Ways to Improve Communication at Your Small BusinessImportance of Communication Effective communication, both internal and external, is essential to the success of any business. It improves business performance in several different ways. First, good communication...

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