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3 Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs a Diverse Team

A diverse team will ensure that your small business is open to new ideas, problem-solving and ready for growth opportunities Quick, name something that’s vital for every business, regardless of size. If you said diversity, you’re either incredibly sharp or you made an educated guess based on the title of this article. Either way, it’s…

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5 Tips for Saving a Failing Business

Facing a business failure? Follow these proven tips for saving a business on the verge of failure to turn your business problems around to success When running your business, there’s always a chance you’ll find yourself on the wrong track. And no matter if your business is failing due to a flawed strategy, incompetent staff…

Small Business Help: 3 Tips For An Accurate Business Valuation

Tips for getting an accurate understanding your company’s value so you can develop a realistic valuation of your business Billionaire investor Warren Buffett once gave a business school commencement speech about how business valuation is the most important aspect of running a company. Mr. Buffett is about as right as he is rich. The value…

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How to Strengthen Your Small Business: 4 Ways to Improve Your Staff Recruiting

Staff recruiting and onboarding strategies to help small businesses find the right employee that can grow with your business If you’re in charge of a small business, it’s essential that you have a team of dedicated, hardworking, and competent employees. Unfortunately, that’s now always the case in today’s business climate. Here are some things you…

Productivity Tools That Can Take Your Growing Startup to the Next Level

7 online software tools that growing small businesses can use to improve and elevate business productivity Productivity is an important marker of a company’s future growth prospects. If you are an entrepreneur and looking forward to establish a profitable and flourishing business, you need to have a perfect blend of skills and productivity. Time is…

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5 Business Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

A round-up of common business mistakes new entrepreneurs make and tips on how new businesses can try to avoid them When entering the world of business, many new entrepreneurs make mistakes. Even though making a few mistakes is unavoidable, it’s a great idea to make use of the lessons learned by others in order to…

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5 Things Small Business Owners Must Do to Succeed

From data security and payment flexibility to employee and customer communication, follow these strategies to help you succeed as a small business I’m sure you’ve seen a lot of these articles on how to ensure a small business succeeds by now; they’re a dime a dozen. Most tend to focus on the basics of owning…

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10 Essential Productivity Hacks for Small Business Owners

Follow these 10 hacks to improve your small business productivity to maximize your time so that you can work smarter not harder to succeed You’ve already hired your virtual secretary. You have the best tools in place for managing your business. You’ve even outlined your schedule and tasks for the whole week (or month!). So…

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Why Cybersecurity Is More Important Than Ever for Your Business

Even small businesses are at risk for cyber attacks – here’s what your business should to ensure your cybersecurity is up to par with big business efforts With more and more ransomware, e-fencing, and phishing attacks making the news each day, cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important — yet many small business owners aren’t taking the…

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5 Ways to Keep Millennial Employees Motivated

Strategies to keep the new generation of millennial employees motivated and productive for your business Employee motivation can be a tricky thing to decipher. Some believe it’s driven by a hierarchy of desires, others by intrinsic rewards. Whatever the truth behind motivation is, you can be damn sure millennials are going to turn at least…