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How Should Entrepreneurs Pay Themselves?
By business.com editorial staff | March 19, 2020

As an entrepreneur, you're the one paying yourself, and it's not always a steady income.

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Are Employee Rewards Programs a Good or Bad Idea?
By business.com editorial staff | March 17, 2020

Employee incentives do not always have to involve money. Many employees just want to hear a "thank you" and "great job."

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12 Reasons Employees Quit (and How to Prevent It)
By Sean Peek | March 17, 2020

Are you having a hard time retaining employees? It could be due to one (or more) of these reasons.

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How Can You Change the Diversity and Inclusion Status Quo at Your Company?
By Angela Koch | March 13, 2020

It can seem like a daunting task, but if you follow these four steps, you'll be well on your way to improving both the diversity and inclusivity of your company.

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How to Effectively Minimize Employees Wasting Time at Work
By business.com editorial staff | March 11, 2020

If you're not proactive, your team might spend more time on social media than their work.

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What to Do if ICE Serves Your Business With a Form I-9 Audit
By Sammi Caramela | March 10, 2020

Make sure you're prepared should Immigration and Customs Enforcement come knocking.

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How Businesses Can Make the Most of Location-Based Technology
By business.com editorial staff | March 09, 2020

See smart and successful ways businesses are using location-based tech.

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Everything Small Business Owners Need to Know About Personnel Files
By Dennis O’Keefe | March 09, 2020

Learn why employment records are essential for small businesses and how to establish and maintain them for your workforce.

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Should You Provide Food for Your Employees?
By business.com editorial staff | March 09, 2020

It's easier to treat a small workforce to a meal, but there are ways to feed large teams.

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The Biggest Trends in Employee Training
By Ulrich Boser | March 05, 2020

As a leader, you never want your team to stop learning. Through both high-tech and practical methods, you can engage your employees in memorable, effective learning experiences.

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3 Ways to Replace Yourself in Leadership Roles
By George Brooks | February 26, 2020

Letting go is never easy, but as a small business owner, you need to focus on high-level strategy while your team handles the day-to-day work. Use these three strategies to get started.

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How to Develop a Business Credit Card Expense Policy
By Matt D'Angelo | February 24, 2020

Business credit cards can be useful, but how can you tailor a credit card expense policy for your employees to follow?

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How Leaders Can Master the Art of Empowering Employees
By Abeer Raza | January 30, 2020

Employees want to feel important, and when the company they work for believes in their work, they become far more productive and engaged.

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How to Empower Your Team to Self-Lead
By Jared Atchison | January 27, 2020

Your business is only as strong as the people behind it.

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Environmental Scanning: How CEOs Can Stay Ahead of the Curve and Beat the Competition
By Ken Gosnell | January 24, 2020

A leader’s biggest regret can be missing a clearly identifiable trend or failing to make a single change that would have been essential to making a key pivot or decision. The CEO has the...

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The Smart Way to Consider a Candidate’s Social Media
By David Bloom | January 15, 2020

A well-rounded background check includes social media vetting to help small businesses build stronger cultures and protect their brands.

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A Primer on Timeclock Apps and Your Business
By Andrew Martins | January 14, 2020

You need an accurate record of when your employees are on the clock. Here are some apps that can help.

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How to Overcome the Leadership Challenges of Rapidly Scaling Your Startup
By Pratip Biswas | December 16, 2019

Dig into how to face the top leadership challenges that startup owners face.

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How to Create a Company Culture Your Team Will Love
By Dennis O’Keefe | December 13, 2019

Developing a strong company culture can benefit your business in a wide range of ways.

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How to Instill More Transparency in Your Business
By Marc Boscher | December 13, 2019

Increased transparency can result in higher employee morale, higher retention and a growing bottom line.

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How to Encourage Employees to Take Business Security Seriously
By Matt Davey | December 12, 2019

Here are six ways you can help your employees prevent data breaches.

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Discover What Really Motivates Your Employees
By Kerry Goyette | December 11, 2019

Learn how to identify what motivates your employees and makes their jobs rewarding.

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How to Increase Empathy in Your Business
By Kash Mathur | December 11, 2019

Learn how a communication strategy can increase visibility and empathy in your business.

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Should You Get eNPS Feedback From Your Employees?
By Ian Landsman | December 05, 2019

Learn how a Net Promoter Survey can help you gauge employee job satisfaction.

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An Accessible C-Suite Can Help Fuel Brand Success
By Larry Sutton | December 01, 2019

When executives are accessible to employees, businesses suceed.

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Surviving Open Enrollment: A Four-Step Health Insurance Guide for Small Businesses
By Jason Hargraves | November 29, 2019

Open enrollment is a time of year when employees can choose, drop or change their employer-sponsored health care coverage.

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The Benefits of Mind Mapping for Busy Professionals
By Ryan Ayers | November 28, 2019

Entrepreneurs can accomplish and learn more – and do it faster – by learning how to construct mind maps.

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How to Make Effective Training Videos
By Andre Oentoro | November 25, 2019

Learn to make training videos more engaging and interesting with visuals, duration, content, branding and intention.

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The Best Decision Makers in the Company Aren’t Who You’d Expect
By Mark Robinson | November 25, 2019

The top of the foodchain doesn't necessarily make the best decisions for your small business.