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How to Run a Successful One-Person Business
By Bennett Conlin | February 03, 2023

You can create a successful, long-lasting one-person business, but you must overcome obstacles alone. Learn how to help your one-person business succeed.

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Important Things to Do After Your Trademark Is Registered
By Julie Thompson | February 03, 2023

Registering your trademark is the first step in protecting your brand. Learn what to do next to ensure you're handling the trademark process properly.

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8 Branches of Business Management
By Sean Peek | January 30, 2023

Business management helps a company function and achieve goals. Here's what you need to know about each of its eight main sectors.

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Best Business Podcasts of 2023
By Skye Schooley | January 26, 2023

Podcasts are a great way for business owners and entrepreneurs to get business advice, learn about trends, and find inspiration. Check out our favorites.

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Best Business Newsletters of 2023
By Mike Berner | January 26, 2023

Here is our list of recommended publications that every small business owner and entrepreneur should read.

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The Must-See Business Movies of the 2010s – and What You Can Learn From Them
By Sean Peek | January 25, 2023

From The Big Short to Jobs, here are some of the best business movies from the 2010s and what you can learn from them.

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Management Theory of Joseph Juran
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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How to Write a Company History
By Skye Schooley | January 23, 2023

A well-written company history on your website can do wonders in attracting customers to your brand. Here is how to write one.

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Management Theory of Stephen Covey
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Management Theory of Elton Mayo
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Australian professor George Elton Mayo’s human relations theory can help your company build more productive and effective teams.

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Management Theory of Geert Hofstede
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Management Theory of Henry Gantt
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Contingency Management Theory FAQ
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

The basic premise of Contingency Theory is that there is no one best way to lead an organization.

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What Is Supply Chain Distribution?
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Supply chain distribution is used to balance supply and demand. Learn more about the importance of having a distribution plan for your business.

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The Management Theory of Peter Drucker: Key Terms
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Management Theory of Robert Waterman
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Management Theory of Michael Porter
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Management Theory of Henri Fayol
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Learn how small businesses can use Henri Fayol's management theory to improve management and increase efficiency.

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Classical and Scientific Management Theory
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

Enlist classical management theories to boost efficiency and worker productivity.

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Starting an Advertising Agency
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

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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Management Theory of Edgar Schein
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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Management Theory of Frederick Herzberg
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023
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The Pros and Cons of Virtual Offices
By Jennifer Post | January 23, 2023

Virtual offices haven’t lost their popularity but do they have more cons than pros at this point? Here is what you need to consider.

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8 Reasons Why the Cash-Only Model Doesn’t Work for Small Businesses
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

Customers want payment options, making the cash-only model inconvenient. If your business doesn't accept credit cards, here are eight reasons you should.

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Common Mistakes That Can Lead to Product Failure
By Jennifer Dublino | January 23, 2023

What pitfalls cause most products to fail? Learn about these common traps so you can avoid mistakes and a failed product launch.

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10 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40
By Sean Peek | January 23, 2023

Check out our list of inspiring entrepreneurs under 40 who have paved the way for themselves and many others with successful businesses.

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Company Cars: To Buy or to Lease, That Is the Question
By Max Freedman | January 23, 2023

Should you buy or lease the company car? Here are the pros and cons of each to help you weigh which is best for your needs.

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Can You Make a Profit and Be Socially Responsible?
By Stella Morrison | January 23, 2023

Today's consumer is socially conscious, and this awareness influences their purchasing decisions. Find out how to profit and be responsible.

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The Game of Pricing: How The Number 9 Affects Purchase Behavior
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2023

What does the number 9 have to do with pricing? A lot. Are you using it right?

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Reinventing Performance Management: A Deloitte Case Study
By Ott Jõgi | January 23, 2023

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