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Why Do Small Businesses Need a Registered Agent?
By Deborah Sweeney | August 10, 2022

A registered agent acts as the state’s means to communicate with your business. Here's why you need one, and how to choose the best person for the role.

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Why You Should Let Your Employees Nap on the Job
By Holger Reisinger | August 09, 2022

The key to productivity may actually be encouraging workers to sleep during the day. Here are some ways to implement a nap-positive culture in your office.

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5 Metrics That Amp Up Agile Team Productivity
By Aakash Gupta | August 03, 2022

Agile team metrics let you extract the right skills in time for the right projects.

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The Management Theory of Frederick Taylor
By Sean Peek | August 02, 2022

Make your business more efficient by using Frederick Taylor's scientific principles for employee management.

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10 Ways to Prevent Employee Burnout
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Preventing employee burnout should be a priority in any workplace. Here are 10 ways to stop it before it affects your staff.

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Why Your Small Business Needs an Attendance Policy (+ Sample Attendance Policy Template)
By Skye Schooley | July 25, 2022

Punctuality is important in business. Learn how to develop an attendance policy and get free samples to implement.

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With Power Comes Pain: The Downsides of Being the Boss
By Jennifer Post | July 15, 2022

Being a boss comes with challenges and hardships. Learn the downsides of being the boss and tips to reduce the stress of managing others.

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How Time and Attendance Software Tracks Breaks at Work
By Kylie Ora Lobell | July 01, 2022

Companies can ensure they comply with state laws governing employee meals and breaks by using time and attendance software. Here's how.

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Small Business Guide to a Restaurant Management System
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 01, 2022

While restaurant management systems have many similarities with POS systems, there are details in an RMS that can make all the difference for a restaurant.

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The Management Theory of Max Weber
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

Weber's theory prioritizes efficiency, but it isn't necessarily the best practice for leaders to implement.

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How to Build a Sales Team at Scale
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

When starting a business, you need to be able to scale your sales team quickly. These tips can help you hire and train the right team members.

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Interview Questions to Ask an Email Marketing Manager
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Email marketing is a key part of a good digital marketing mix, but the person in charge of this direct channel is often overlooked.

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Why It’s Time to Change Your Company’s Dress Code
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Workforce trends and cultural standards have evolved over the years. Learn how to revise your business's dress code policy to keep up.

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How to Identify a True Leader
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

Follow these tips and tricks to make sure your next hire has the leadership skills you need on the team.

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10 Best TED Talks for Training and Motivating New Employees
By Matt D’Angelo | June 29, 2022

TED Talks are an excellent resource to promote employee engagement and motivate your team toward success.

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Should You Let Your Team Work Remotely?
By Fiona Adler | June 29, 2022

With a thoughtful, balanced policy and clear expectations, the option to work from home could be a huge boon for your team and your company.

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Workplace Bullying: How to Identify and Handle It
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Learn how to recognize bullying in the workplace and strategies for handling inappropriate treatment.

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How to Make Remote Employees Feel More Connected
By Syed Balkhi | June 29, 2022

To get the most out of your remote team, it is important to ensure they feel connected to their co-workers and the company as a whole.

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Pets Go to Work: How to Create a Pet Policy for Your Office
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Office pets might strike some controversy, but if there's a decent policy in place, you should be able to avoid issues.

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Can Managers Become Leaders?
By Jennifer Post | June 29, 2022

Managers plan and carry out activities within an organization, but their role demands leadership. Here are five ways managers can become great leaders.

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Does Character Matter? The Three C’s of Leadership
By Paul Comfort | June 29, 2022

Great leaders embody these three characteristics, and they require them in the employees they seek to promote.

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5 Reasons Remote Teams Are More Engaged Than Office Workers
By Greg Hanover | June 29, 2022

There are five main reasons why remote workers are more engaged than their in-office counterparts.

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9 Reasons Why Encouraging Fitness in the Office is Beneficial
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Nine reasons why encouraging fitness in the workplace can be beneficial.

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How to Write Up an Employee
By Jane Genova | June 29, 2022

Written warnings document employee misconduct and behavior. Learn how to do it the right way.

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How to Implement a Compressed Work Schedule
By Nicole Fallon | June 29, 2022

A compressed work schedule offers your employees additional days off without loss of income, benefits or productivity. Learn how to use it in your company.

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Remote Work Best Practices (Plus Sample Policy)
By Marisa Sanfilippo | June 29, 2022

Remote work has become the norm in today's workforce. Learn best practices for successfully managing a remote team.

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Human Relations Management Theory Basics
By Sean Peek | June 29, 2022

Understand the basic premise behind the human relations management theory and the skills you need to implement it in your business.

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How Your HR Team Can Support Your Remote Workers
By Jared Atchison | June 29, 2022

Here are the ways HR leaders can offer support to teams as they adjust to a new way of working.

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5 Habits of High-Performing Teams
By Michael Henman | June 29, 2022

Learn the habits of high-performing teams to improve your own team's productivity and success in the workplace.

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The Management Theory of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
By Sammi Caramela | June 29, 2022

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth valued efficiency by identifying one best way to complete a task.