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Turn Your Genealogy Hobby Into a Side Business
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Have you ever considered starting a genealogy business? This guide will walk you through the steps of starting a home-based genealogy business.

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Trademark Basics: How to Submit a Trademark
By Max Freedman | September 01, 2022

There are distinct differences between trademarks and copyrights. Find out what they are and how they might affect your business.

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Tips for Setting Better Business Goals
By Simone Johnson | September 01, 2022

A good business goal can help lead your company to success, but how do you set the right ones? Here are tips to help you set good professional goals.

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The Influence of Leadership Styles: How Givers and Takers Match Up
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Workplaces are full of givers, takers, and matchers. What are the pros and cons of various leadership styles?

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The Art of Words: How to Write the Perfect Mission Statement
By Larry Alton | September 01, 2022

Do your customers have the same idea of your company as you? If not, you need to work on your mission statement.

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Why You Need a SWOT Analysis for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | September 01, 2022

A SWOT analysis is a vital tool that helps you understand your business. It provides a framework for making key business decisions.

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Adjusting Your Performance Management Process to Attract, Retain, and Motivate Millennials
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

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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5 Restaurant Employee Scams That Will Cost Your Business Big
By Mona Bushnell | September 01, 2022

These five scenarios are how most restaurant workers steal from their establishments, and how you can take steps to stop them in your restaurant.

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Better Together: Making Magic Between Big Companies and Startups
By Alex Goryachev | September 01, 2022

Startups and larger companies don't have to be fierce competitors. They can work together to help each other thrive.

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Starting an Advertising Agency
By Sean Peek | September 01, 2022

If you have a background in marketing and communications, starting an advertising agency could be a smart startup option. Here's what you need to know.

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Retail or E-tail? Buying Online Vs. Buying in Person
By Kristen Gramigna | September 01, 2022

Though ecommerce is growing faster than any other retail sector, the opportunity for brick-and-mortar retailers isn’t extinct, just shifted.

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Deposit Required? When to Ask Customers to Pay Upfront
By Larry Alton | September 01, 2022

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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Reinventing Performance Management: A Deloitte Case Study
By Ott Jõgi | September 01, 2022

A changing business landscape means annual performance reviews aren't going to cut it. Here's how you reinvent performance management.

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4 Ways to Reduce Your Business’s Carbon Footprint
By Michael Wood | September 01, 2022

These four tips will help you change up your business's operations to be more environmentally friendly.

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Want to Support a Charity? Qualities Businesses Should Seek Out
By Scott Gerber | September 01, 2022

Here are the most important criteria small businesses should consider before partnering with a charity.

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The Pros and Cons of Virtual Offices
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Virtual offices are gaining momentum. However, just like every product out there, virtual offices have their pros and cons.

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Choosing the Best Pricing Model for Your Business: License vs. Subscription
By Eugene Kalnyk | September 01, 2022

Subscription services are overtaking the traditional licensing model. Is this pricing structure right for your business?

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3 Strategies to Equip Your Company for the Freelance Revolution
By Peter Johnston | September 01, 2022

To prepare your business for a freelance workforce, now is the time to assess and address your business's infrastructure challenges.

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The 5 Most Important KPIs for Warehouses
By Nicole Pontius | September 01, 2022

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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Why and How you Should Implement Real-Time Tracking
By Nicole Pontius | September 01, 2022

Leveraging real-time tracking arms businesses with key insights for a more efficient supply chain.

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The Management Theory of Peter Drucker: Key Terms
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022
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Management Theory of Michael Porter
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022
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Management Theory of Edgar Schein
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022
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How to Successfully Launch a Legal Cannabis Business
By Adam Uzialko | September 01, 2022

The legal cannabis industry is headed for booming growth, so how can you get involved?

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How to Learn From Your Failures: 4 Valuable Lessons
By Thomas Griffin | September 01, 2022

As an entrepreneur, you'll encounter setbacks. These four tips will help you maintain the right perspective as you launch and grow your business.

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Is Wholesale Over? The Death of the Middleman
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

An underlying principle of e-commerce is to skip the costs and logistics of using a retail middleman to sell directly.

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Should Your Restaurant Be on Grubhub?
By Mona Bushnell | September 01, 2022

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

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Important Things to Do After Your Trademark Is Registered
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

So you've just registered your trademark and taken the first step in protecting your brand. Now what?

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The Dropbox Effect: How to Utilize the Lean Startup Methodology
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

Planning a lean startup begins with the Build-Measure-Learn loop, which successful startup Dropbox used to grow and prosper.

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How to Start a Clothing Store
By Dave Thomas | September 01, 2022

When you want to start a clothing store, you must develop a solid plan of action. Read our tips for opening your own clothing store.