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Vacationing from Your One-Person Business: 7 Tips to Unwind Without Worry
BY business.com editorial staff

As a hard-working entrepreneur, you deserve a break like everyone else.

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Which are the first 2-3 steps to becoming a music manager?
QUESTION | BY Africana Gisele | 14 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/17/20

I'm an artist with an artistic career and I would like to build my management office. To build a music management practice, which documents, connections, and sponsors do I need? Do I need money to...

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5 Tips to Get Your Office Back to Normal After Quarantine
BY Robert Moutal

As governments look to ease the global lockdown, will your employees return to your office as normal? Here are five tips to reopen your office safely and adjust to the new normal of post-COVID work.

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Does Working From Home Save Companies Money?
BY Baruch Silvermann

Many full-time employees in the U.S. want to work remotely, even after the COVID-19 crisis has passed. But can working from home actually save companies money?

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How Writing a Book Might Help Your Small Business
BY business.com editorial staff

Writing a book can build trust and foster a more genuine connection with your consumers.

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15 Best Sites for Freelance Services
BY business.com editorial staff

Freelancers and those needing professional talent have so many ways to connect.

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Old Dog, New Tricks: What's the Best Age to Start a Business?
BY business.com editorial staff

Very young entrepreneurs get a lot of press. But research shows 40-somethings are the best positioned to start a business.

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Focus: The Most Important Tool for Navigating Uncertainty
BY Andrew Hoag

It’s important to focus on your customers, the features required to attract and retain them, and your team during tough times.

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5 Telltale Signs You're a Chronic Procrastinator
BY business.com editorial staff

Chronic procrastination can have a huge impact on a business. Here's how to recognize it in yourself and overcome it.

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Weirdest Things Caught on Security Camera
BY business.com editorial staff

Security cameras catch more than thefts. Here are eight weird things caught on camera.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Office Workflow
BY business.com editorial staff

Does your daily workflow feel hectic or like there's never enough time? Here are some ways to make it smoother.

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Enough Is Enough: When (and How) to Say No at Work
BY business.com editorial staff

Sometimes, you need to turn down extra work.

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5 Principles for Becoming an Experimental Leader
BY Melanie Parish

Elevate the dialogue around leadership. Give people a clear path to help them try new things, and create space for innovation with experimental leadership methods.

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Best Leadership Books for Small Business Owners
BY business.com editorial staff

These eight books can help you become a better leader for your company.

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How to Survive Working 12-Hour Shifts
BY business.com editorial staff

Long shifts are a strenuous reality of many jobs. If you're struggling to keep up with your schedule or preparing for a new workload that includes long days, there are some important tricks to know.

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6 Tips to Reclaim 10 Hours of Your Time
BY Timothy Carter

What would you do with an extra 500 hours per year? With these time management strategies, that's how much extra time you could find in your schedule.

Advice
What recruitment software do you use, and why?
QUESTION | BY Skye Schooley | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/20

What recruitment software do you use, and why did you choose it? What recruitment software features/capabilities are most important to you? How often do you use it?

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Showing Employee Appreciation During Extreme Circumstances
BY Andrew Martins

The novel coronavirus and resulting lockdown has been stressful for everyone, so it's important to show your employees how thankful you are for their hard work and sacrifice.

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Self-Directed Work Teams
BY business.com editorial staff

Here's how to make self-directed teams work for your company.

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Leading by Example: How to Model Effective Time Management as a CEO
BY Angela Koch

The art of time management might seem like a myth, but CEOs are tremendously skilled at it. Here are three tricks I use to manage my time effectively and live a better life.

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Put a Smiley on It: Should You Use Emojis in Business Communication?
BY business.com editorial staff

Emojis might be fun, but are they appropriate in the workplace?

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18 Key Considerations to Make When Selling a Business
BY Scott Gerber

YEC leaders discuss what elements to keep in mind before selling your company.

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10 Lessons in Corporate Ethics From the GM Recall
BY business.com editorial staff

The GM recall reminded the American car giant that with great power comes great responsibility. Learn from its mistakes with these 10 tips.

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12 Construction Podcasts You Should Be Listening To
BY business.com editorial staff

Get insights and advice from construction industry experts in these free podcasts.

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How to Quit Your Job Without Burning Bridges
BY business.com editorial staff

How you conduct yourself during your last few weeks directly affects your reputation.

Advice
As a business leader, how do you define your purpose?
QUESTION | BY Eric D. Jammer | 56 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/24/20

I have recently found myself pondering my professional purpose and very interested in the feedback from others. I am sure I am not the first to wonder, am I doing what I am supoosed to be doing...

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What is the best format for a business plan?
QUESTION | BY Kirk Williams | 24 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/21/20

We have been building our business plan and want to know the best format to put it in. Trying to figure out the flow and proper length for the sections.

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Treat COVID-19 Remote Work as a Test Run
BY Dr. Cindy McGovern

Remote work is becoming more popular with companies and employees. Treat the remote work trend during COVID-19 as a test run for what the future might hold.

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4 Reasons Why CEOs Should Start Writing Thought Leadership Articles
BY Deborah Sweeney

Thought leadership allows CEOs to position themselves as experts within their niche.

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What can I do if my business partner tries to scam me?
QUESTION | BY mike leung | 4 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 05/19/20

I invested $6000 for 10% share of my friend's new company. He is not operating or do anything for the company. The company is not running. I want out. How can I can my investment money back?