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Best Leadership Books for Small Business Owners
By business.com editorial staff | June 04, 2020

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 | June 04, 2020

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 | June 03, 2020

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.

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What recruitment software do you use, and why?
By Skye Schooley | 3 Answers | Last Activity on June 01, 2020

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 | June 01, 2020

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 | May 29, 2020

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 | May 28, 2020

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 | May 28, 2020

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 | May 28, 2020

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 | May 28, 2020

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 | May 27, 2020

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 | May 27, 2020

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

Advice
As a business leader, how do you define your purpose?
By Eric D. Jammer | 56 Answers | Last Activity on May 24, 2020

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...

Advice
What is the best format for a business plan?
By Kirk Williams | 24 Answers | Last Activity on May 21, 2020

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 | May 20, 2020

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 | May 20, 2020

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

Advice
What can I do if my business partner tries to scam me?
By mike leung | 4 Answers | Last Activity on May 19, 2020

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?

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How CFOs Can Lead Their Companies Through a Pandemic
By Sarah Spoja | May 19, 2020

With so many unknowns, it’s impossible to say what the economy will look like in a year. However, that does not mean CFOs can't prepare their teams and companies for what comes next. Here are four...

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Ensuring Emotional Safety and Security for Your Remote Workers
By Isaac Kohen | May 15, 2020

Is your small business able to pick up on employees' signs of stress during COVID-19 that could be impacting their well-being and work?

Advice
Where can I start looking for suppliers?
By Serge Dagher | 12 Answers | Last Activity on May 14, 2020

I have a local online store, www.otloubnow.com and I am looking for a supplier that will distinguish me from my competitors by offering new and innovative items in my store. Can you please tell...

Advice
What are your biggest pain points/challenges with recruiting talent into your organization?
By Amanda Haddaway | 7 Answers | Last Activity on May 12, 2020

I'm doing some market research for an upcoming training session and would appreciate your input on the challenges and frustrations you currently face with recruiting, identifying talent and making...

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40 Inspiring Quotes From Trailblazing Women We Admire
By Derek Walter | May 11, 2020

These inspiring quotes from trailblazing women serve as a reminder to us all that we can overcome daunting challenges, both personal and professional.

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How to Lead Your Team Through COVID-19
By Joshua Stowers | May 11, 2020

Homes.com has found great success with its new #WorkFromHomes program that prioritizes supporting its employees who are now working remotely.

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4 Incredible Things That Happen When Women Entrepreneurs Prioritize Community
By Kim Lawton | May 08, 2020

Women entrepreneurs face unique obstacles, from a lack of networking opportunities and mentors to the challenge of balancing work and family. But amazing things can happen when they come together to...

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Human Relations Management Theory Basics
By Sean Peek | May 06, 2020

The human relations theory of management began development in the early 1920s. Today, it is integral to every business, and understanding the involved skills and theories is key to employee success.

Advice
What expectations do you have for a conference room space when planning a successful meeting?
By Paul J. Nelson | 9 Answers | Last Activity on May 06, 2020

I am doing some research in preparation of opening a conference room rental center. What amenities would you be looking for in the space you are renting? What would be your most important...

Advice
What are the qualities of a good manager?
By Skye Schooley | 7 Answers | Last Activity on May 04, 2020

We've all worked with good and bad managers before. So what makes someone a good manager? What specific qualities do they have? What do you expect from a good manager?

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How to Improve Relations Between Your Managers and Employees
By Sammi Caramela | May 01, 2020

Poor relationships in the workplace can be detrimental to the health of your business.

Advice
How will COVID-19 permanently affect remote work trends?
By Skye Schooley | 6 Answers | Last Activity on May 01, 2020

COVID-19 has drastically changed how businesses operate. After the world resumes back to "normal," what remote work changes will businesses permanently adopt? What businesses have benefited from...

Advice
How to start a solo business? what books should I read?
By tan Ng | 3 Answers | Last Activity on May 01, 2020

Hello everybody, recently I'm going to start an one person business in imported and trading. I'm looking for some books or documents that useful for operating my business, control outsourcing or...