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How Paternity Leave Can Narrow the Gender Pay Gap
BY Siri Hedreen

The "motherhood penalty" may be inevitable, but fathers can share some of the burden.

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The 4 Entrepreneur Personality Types
BY Michelle Arbeau

Are you a pioneer, leader, practical or visionary?

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3 Leadership Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
BY Angela Koch

Looking to level up your leadership skills? Check out these leading podcasts.

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How to Empower Your Team to Use Technology From Top to Bottom
BY Matt Stoyka

Working with your team and implementing training plans can go a long way.

Advice
What's the best scheduling app for a small business?
QUESTION | BY Christina Reale | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/11/19

I have a wellness business and a portion of my business is working with individuals one on one. I'm looking for an affordable scheduling app.

Article
Why You Should Start a Podcast in 2019
BY Jared Atchison

Podcasts can be a valuable tool to increasing your brand awareness.

Advice
Should I take the leap to start my own online boutique?
QUESTION | BY Nicky Smith | 5 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/07/19

I have an online group of about 1,000 members I currently do discount buys for. I have been wanting to open an online boutique but I'm scared to take the leap. My reasoning is the supplier for great...

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6 Ways to Master the Art of Difficult Conversations
BY Melissa Zehner

Quality leaders must be able to navigate difficult conversations.

Advice
Tips for my first networking event?
QUESTION | BY Zack Lombardi | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 07/01/19

I'm planning on going out to my first networking event to raise awareness. I've never been to a networking event and am a little nervous about it. What are good tips for navigating a room/talking...

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How to Make Remote Employees Feel More Connected
BY Syed Balkhi

Keeping remote workers feeling connected is critical to your team's success.

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Why Professional Growth Is Critical to a Successful Career: Talking Shop
BY Chad Brooks

Performance expert Bill Eckstrom discusses professional growth and how to attain it.

Article
How to Manage Your Small Business Through a Crisis
BY Nabeel Ahmad

Here are four tips to navigating a crisis situation

Article
Beware of Past Decisions' Future Impact
BY Paul Weber

Certain decisions can come back to haunt you when you sell your small business.

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8 Traits You Need to Become a Successful Freelancer
BY Syed Balkhi

Learn what it takes to succeed as a freelancer.

Article
Brand Marketing: 3 Questions to Ask Before Planning Your Branding Strategy
BY Serkan Ferah

Determining brand strategy is about finding meaning.

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4 Ways to Motivate Your Employees in 2019
BY Tabitha Naylor

Employee happiness could be the key to your company's success.

Article
A Beginner's Guide to Setting Reachable Business Goals
BY Mike Kappel

Know your venture, write a mission and vision statement, keep it simple and be SMART.

Article
A Guide for New Leaders
BY Anupam Rajey

Here's what you need to know to become an effective leader.

Article
Pros and Cons of Fitness Trackers for Employees
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Fitness trackers are a popular way to encourage health at work. Are they worth it?

Advice
How do I determine which type of product I should work with?
QUESTION | BY Serge Dagher | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/24/19

Hello, I am planning to start my own import business and becoming a supplier in my country, but I'm having trouble determining which type of product to work with. Is there any type of study...

Advice
How do I go about outsourcing when we cannot handle the work in-house anymore?
QUESTION | BY Mary Anne LoBosco | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/23/19

I am in the start up phase of a web link for business. I am able to handle the production right now but once it gets to a point where I cannot do it in house, how do I outsource and trust the people...

Advice
How do you measure demand for your product?
QUESTION | BY Lynn Kretschmer | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/23/19

I want to launch a new line of knit goods but don't know what I should be specifically focus on. How do you measure demand in a market?

Article
Workplace Violence: How Your Business Should Prepare and React
BY Skye Schooley

Learn how to prevent and react to violence in the workplace.

Advice
What education and experience is well suited for a role assisting both accounting and operations?
QUESTION | BY Zach Baker | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/19/19

We have two employees set for retirement before the close of this year. One assists with accounting, and the other in operations such as procurement, scheduling, and data entry. Workload analysis...

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12 Questions for Mentoring Success
BY Dr. Rosina Racioppi

Two-way dialogues nurture successful mentorships. These questions can get you started.

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5 Reasons Remote Teams Are More Engaged Than Office Workers
BY Greg Hanover

The stereotype isn't true: Remote workers are actually more engaged.

Article
Rethink Corporate Social Responsibility and Turn Social Good Into a Business KPI
BY Maciej Kranz

Corporations need to show more social responsibility. Here's how.

Advice
What is your refund policy?
QUESTION | BY Sara Eveland | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/10/19

I offer photography services. Recently, I've run into a couple scheduling conflicts where the client cancels on me last minute. Since I plan my availability far in advance, this really messes with my...

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Business Card Printing Buying Guide for 2020
BY Kayla Harrison

Looking for the best business card printing service? Read our tips and recommendations for finding a quality business card printer.

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13 Apps to Conquer Your Business To-Do List
BY Scott Gerber

These systems are the perfect way to keep your projects and business running smoothly.