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3 Ways to Replace Yourself in Leadership Roles

BY George Brooks

Letting go is never easy, but as a small business owner, you need to focus on high-level strategy while your team handles the day-to-day work. Use these three strategies to get started.

How do you deliver excellent customer service in your business?

QUESTION | BY Denise Mock | 118 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/25/20

Looking for advice from people who serve people well. Customer service is something that ensures our customers hang out, continue to buy from us, and keep coming back.

So International: Business Etiquette From Around the World

BY Matt D'Angelo

If you do business with companies from other countries, you must understand how international business etiquette varies from place to place.

What's the best way to deal with non-paying or late-paying clients?

QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 120 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/24/20

I've recently had to deal with clients who pay extremely late or simply avoid paying us entirely. I'd like to try to avoid lawsuits, and I'd also like to maintain as positive a relationship as...

Is it more important to hire a lawyer or accountant?

QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 39 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/20/20

As a small business, is it more important to get the advice of a lawyer or accountant. There are various questions, such as our choice of legal entity and making sure we are taking the right steps...

What advice do you have for starting a business?

QUESTION | BY Tuong Aries | 25 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/20/20

I want to start a business but I'm not sure where to begin. I have taken courses on Coursera and read many business books such as Michael T. Porter's "Competitive Strategy" and Robert T. Kiyosaki's...

What Makes a Good CEO?

BY Carrie Beckner

Effective CEOs need to foster creativity in the workplace, but creativity isn't the end-all, be-all leadership quality. Instead, successful CEOs must shift their behavior and adapt intuitively to the...

How to Make Business Meetings More Engaging

BY AlexAnndra Ontra

“Oh, look at my calendar. I have back to back meetings all day long,” often means the same thing as “this day is going to be a waste and I won’t get a damn thing done.”  Human beings are social...

Great Online Resources for Improving Accounting Skills

BY Sean Peek

Modern accounting requires both hard and soft skills, and businesses want accountants with the most up-to-date skill sets. These online resources will help you improve your accounting skills.

What consulting firms hire contract consultants for temporary or short term projects?

QUESTION | BY Bernadette Boas | 15 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/14/20

I am a business consultant and leadership coach who obtains referrals, but I also find that linking in with consulting firms that hire temporary or short term independent consultants, is also a...

What percent of the company should I give my Vice President/brother?

QUESTION | BY Jason Lawrence | 2 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/13/20

Due to growth of my company that is directly tied to my Vice President, I'm planning on rewarding him with a percentage of the corporation. The Vice President also happens to be my younger brother.

How do I get started with building roller skating not Ice rink business?

QUESTION | BY Hesham Osman | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/10/20

Hi everyone, I am searching for rink consulting services in Ontario that can provide invaluable assistance for building a skating center from the ground up. The skating and entertainment rink...

How much am I required to pay an investor if I bring one on?

QUESTION | BY Victoria Ye | 0 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/08/20

I have run my business for roughly 2 years, it is going well, and I have earned enough money to support my investment, my life, and my vacations. I am comfortable with the situation. I found this...

Five Ways to Get and Stay Organized in the Leadership World

BY Angela Koch

Don't use the excuse that you're too busy to get organized. Here are five things you can do to tame your to-do list and stay organized in the leadership world.

How to make our services a need of people?

QUESTION | BY Uma Joshi | 36 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/06/20

While establishing the business Which factor(s) will influence buyers mentality to go for the services we are offering?.

Why a Quarter-Life Crisis Might Be the Best Thing to Happen to Your Career

BY Ashley Morris

Many people experience a "quarter-life crisis." Luckily, it can be motivation to make a positive switch to reinvigorate your career.

How to Become Your Company's Chief Following Officer

BY Ken Gosnell

To help organizations and companies grow, leaders often have to step back so others can step forward.

Top 5 Accounting and Finance Certifications to Get Ahead

BY Kim Lindros

If you want to take the next step in your career, these accounting and finance certifications might be just what you need.

How Women-Owned Businesses Can Use Social Media Marketing

BY Ryan Ayers

Social media is an invaluable tool to help businesses grow their brand awareness and customer base. Women-owned businesses should use it to highlight the unique aspects of their businesses as well.

The Key to Aligned Communication

BY Hortense le Gentil

As a leader, you must align your communication practices with your team. But what does that mean, and how can you do it?