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12 Ways to Use Slack to Be More Productive
By Scott Gerber | January 23, 2023

12 entrepreneurs share advice on how to use Slack for better communication and productivity around the office.

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Adjusting Your Performance Management Process to Attract, Retain, and Motivate Millennials
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Truly forward-thinking organizations are willing and able to make changes to their processes to suit the changing needs of their workforce.

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13 Things to Consider Before Starting a Restaurant
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

There are several details you must consider before opening the doors to your restaurant. Read our article to make sure you're ready for business.

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Contractor’s Guide to Insurance: What You Need and What It Costs
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Our guide lays out what you need to know about the different types of insurance for construction contractors.

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Why Every Business Owner Needs an Exit Strategy
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

You don't go into business planning to get out – but you should. Find out why an exit strategy is important and how to create one.

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4 Ways Small Businesses Empower Their Communities
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

Learn how small businesses strengthen communities, and get ideas for meaningful community partnerships.

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The 5 Most Important KPIs for Warehouses
By Nicole Pontius | January 23, 2023

What metrics should you be tracking for your warehouse? These five KPIs can have substantial impacts on operational efficiency and the bottom line.

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Time to Expand? Tips for Opening Another Location
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Are you ready to open a second location for your business? Here are some factors to consider.

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RFID for Retail: Know the Pros and Cons
By Joanna Furlong | January 23, 2023

RFID is among the hottest trends in the retail industry, assuming you have the right plan for implementation.

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Hitting the Books: A Guide to Retail Accounting
By Jill Bowers | January 23, 2023

Learn about the methods of calculating and tracking inventory that are used in retail accounting.

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9 Little-Known Ways to Network With Hospitality Industry Insiders
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Making contacts within the hospitality industry can create opportunities for your business. Learn how to start networking effectively.

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Take Your Restaurant to the Next Level: 11 Tips for Busy Owners
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

Opening your restaurant is only the first step. Embrace these strategies to keep your food establishment thriving.

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4 Simple Steps to Valuing Your Small Business
By Russell Smith | January 23, 2023

Calculating your business's value accurately is crucial if you want to sell it or seek investors. Learn four steps for calculating your business valuation.

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10 Steps to Creating a Strong Company Culture
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

Workers thrive in cultures that encourage support, personal growth and open communication. Here are some tips to achieve that culture.

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Differences Between an Angel Investor and a Venture Capitalist
By Will Jiang | January 23, 2023

To know which financing option is right for your business, it's important to understand the differences between angel investors and venture capitalists.

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5 Restaurant Employee Scams That Will Cost Your Business Big
By Mona Bushnell | January 23, 2023

Learn how five top restaurant employee-theft scams work. We'll show you how to stop losing money to employee theft and retake control of your restaurant.

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Deposit Required? When to Ask Customers to Pay Upfront
By Larry Alton | January 23, 2023

By firmly and confidently asking for an upfront deposit, you can show all of your clients that you quite literally mean business.

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Should Your Restaurant Accept Bitcoin?
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

Some restaurants have started accepting Bitcoin as payment. Learn the pros and cons of accepting Bitcoin in restaurants and how to get started.

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How to Choose a Commercial Smoker for Your Restaurant
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

This guide will help you find the right commercial smoker for your restaurant or catering company.

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Should You Go Global?
By Mark Fairlie | January 23, 2023

Going global means expanding your business overseas. Learn the pros and cons of going global and what steps to take to expand your company internationally.

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10 Proven Tips for Young Entrepreneurs to Start Off Strong
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Many people dream of starting their own company, but not all entrepreneurs are successful. Get a good start in your business-owning career with these tips.

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6 Key Strategies for Growing Your Construction Firm
By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

Discover whether you should expand your construction company with this comprehensive guide.

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How Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing Manufacturing
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Manufacturing has begun a new reality as next-generation VR and AR become available.

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How Color Can Impact Your Restaurant
By Matt D’Angelo | January 23, 2023

Learn how color affects your restaurant's atmosphere and sales.

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Everything You Need to Know About 7702 Plans
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

A 7702 plan isn't really a retirement plan – it's a life insurance policy. Learn how a 7702 plan works and what its implications are for your business.

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8 Smart Tips for Evaluating Your Outsourcing Partner
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

There are eight criteria you should consider when evaluating a partnering company to reap the benefits of outsourcing.

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Building Critical Thinking Skills to Solve Problems at Work
By Lynette Reed | January 23, 2023

Critical thinking is a vital skill for an organization's success. Try following this six-step problem-solving process with your team to build this skill.

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Outgrowing Your Office Space? Should You Lease or Buy?
By Karina Fabian | January 23, 2023

When you need a new office space for your construction firm, should you lease or buy? Learn the pros and cons of each.

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Should Your Restaurant Be on Grubhub?
By Mona Bushnell | January 23, 2023

Learn how much Grubhub really costs restaurants and what it brings to the table.

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7 Ways To Build a Successful Construction Business
By Evyatar Sagie | January 23, 2023

With these seven steps, you can forge a solid name and reputation in the construction field and thrive. Here's how to get started.