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3 Ways to Protect Your Ideas

Protecting ideas begins with smart decisions before launch. Jordan Erskine shares three actions to lock up ideas and set businesses up for success.

How To Choose The Right Business Management Software

Regardless of what type of business you run, chances are there are probably several software solutions that can help streamline your company’s operations while helping you grow revenue and improve your focus on providing a great customer experience.

Building A Resilient Mindset: Survival Tips For Business Leaders in the Post-COVID World

What can business leaders do to build resilience? Atholl Duncan shares five vital areas leaders need to look at.

Corporate Leaders: Do Your Words Fit Your Culture And Values?

As a corporate leader, what steps can you take to align your message to your culture and values? May Habib shares six simple steps to align your core messaging and cultural norms.

How To Work With Techies So You Get The Best From Them

Good communication is vital in the startup world. James Zhao, co-founder of Thought&Function shares some tips for non-technical founders when communicating with developers.

Virtually Fraud-Proof: Why Now Is The Time To Grow Your Virtual Card Program

Organizations should ramp up their use of virtual cards as much as possible since that is the most secure way to pay suppliers, argues Kristin Cardinali, Vice President of Regional Sales at Nvoicepay.

Virtual Bookkeeping: What Is It And How It Works

Virtual bookkeeping services are often the best bet for small businesses looking to manage their books and meet compliance norms.

When Should You Hire An ISA?

One way to bring consistent and quality leads and appointments to your pipeline is by leveraging the top-of-the-funnel activities such as cold calling, converting leads, and following up with nurtures, to a dedicated Inside Sales Agent.

How To Harness The Power Of Online Influencers

If you have intelligence about how, who, and where conversations break out, you can target your influencer engagement efforts accordingly, says Eric Schwartzman, author of "The Digital Pivot: Secrets of Online Marketing".

Eight Signs Your Employees Might Be Struggling With Trauma

Drs. Diana Hendel and Mark Goulston say trauma isn’t always caused by a big “shock and awe” event. It can also happen gradually. Here are some warning signs to help you intervene before your organization sustains irreparable damage.

The Sound Of Your Brand: Auditory Marketing As Part Of A Cohesive Brand 

Music elicits emotion, which contributes to a powerful brand experience. The right music for a brand can forge positive associations and elicit the desired emotional response from consumers.

3 Reasons Why Failure Is Essential For Success 

There are many upsides to embracing failure and knowing how to manage it. Here are three reasons why failure is essential for success. 
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When Times Get Hard, Get Personal — Re-Imagining The COVID-Era Customer Loyalty Equation

Kevin Possell shares some ideas for identifying key drivers of customer loyalty and offering creative solutions to help hospitality professionals revitalize their COVID-era loyalty offerings.

Three Secrets For Small Businesses To Optimize Their Online Presence In 2021

Luke Hyde, Founder of Drive Digital Advertising shares three industry secrets for optimizing your small business's online presence.

Are You Management Material? Develop The Skills You Need To Succeed

Skilled managers can drive a company’s vision and business goals forward. Mark Williams highlights eight skills for effective managers.

How Small Business Owners Can Navigate Tax Season This Year

As the tax season approaches, the big question now is how entrepreneurs figure out how to find an accountant and how the PPP funds will affect your taxes.

5 Ways HR Can Make Diversity And Equality Central To Succession Planning

Jennifer Mackin offers five ways for companies and their HR departments to create a culture of equal and diverse succession planning.

Tips For Choosing The Best Domain Name For Your Company

When you’re brainstorming which domain name to pick for your company, there are many elements to keep in mind other than making it easy to remember.

Workers Who Won’t Get Vaccinated? Leaders Can’t Let Them Disrupt Business

Leaders will be in a tough position with employees who refuse to get vaccinated. Those employees are weighing what is best for them; leaders determine what’s best for the company.

Startups Should Document Everything Religiously From Day 1: Here’s How To Do It

Documenting techniques, procedures, and concepts from the beginning can help your startup grow faster. This guide will help you document the right processes and accelerate growth.

24 Phrases That Are Totally Holding You Back At Work

May Habib, co-founder and CEO of Writer shares 24 examples of the words and phrases we say that we should catch and fix every day.

6 Facets Of Human Needs That Drive Business Success

Jeanet Wade shares the six facets of human needs leaders must take into account in order to expect teams to perform at the highest level possible.

Designing A Workforce For Today: How Organizations Should Start Thinking Differently About Talent

In order to create an impactful and lasting competitive advantage, organizations need to get clear about their structure and make a pivot toward thinking differently about talent and work altogether.

Which Online Advertising Platform Offers The Most Bang For Your Buck?

With various online advertising platforms in the mix, which boasts the most bang for your buck? Jennifer Hahn Masterson shares four metrics for advertising effectiveness.

The Key Fundamentals Of Starting An Online Business

Building and growing a business online usually depends on leveraging various digital marketing tactics to outperform your competition and scaling up your outreach. 

Thinking Of “Spring Cleaning” Your Data So You Can Quickly Find What You Need?...

Losing time looking for that crucial document or email? You could spend countless hours spring cleaning and reorganizing your data. There's a better way, says Elizabeth Thede of dtSearch.

Introverts And Extroverts Working Together, They’re Better

Extroverts and introverts can work together. The diversity of perspectives contributes to making a company more progressive, innovative, and productive.

Choose A Property That Can Be Recession-Proofed

Is commercial property just too risky to invest in during this recession? No, says Terry Painter. The author of "The Encyclopedia of Commercial Real Estate Advice" shares some advice.

How To Choose A Registered Agent For Your Business

A registered agent is your business’s officially designated point of contact to receive critical legal notices, such as lawsuits. Here's how to choose one.

8 Ways To Build Your Audience With Instagram Stories

Your goal when using Instagram Stories as a marketing tool is to gain authentic followers from your targeted audience. Chris Makara shares some tips on how to leverage it to grow your business.