Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey explain why entrepreneurial DNA is the most important quality a job seeker can possess and share seven ways to identify it during an interview.
For most small business owners, sales tax compliance can be a mystery and a pain. Robert Schulte, founder and CEO of LumaTax shares five sales tax tips that will help you avoid audits and stay fully compliant with small business tax laws.
A leader’s primary role is to coach and to create an environment that perpetually develops new leaders. Jennifer Mackin, ForbesBook author of "Leaders Deserve Better" shares some tips on how senior management can align business strategies with their people strategies and develop leaders in the process.
High-growth startups in the software sales space need to hire adept salespeople to be competitive. Keith Johnstone, Head of Marketing of Peak Sales Recruiting shares ways for startups to compensate for, and even take advantage of, their smaller size to attract and retain recent graduates for sales positions.
With much of the business world abuzz about content marketing, smart marketers are taking stock of opportunities for their clients to use the power of story to convey a message and build stronger brands. But Tanya Hall, CEO of Greenleaf Book Group says conspicuously absent from most content strategies, however, is the granddaddy of all content marketing: writing a book.
David Tattersall, Head of Client Relations at Handpicked Accountants shares some key areas of focus worth having in mind if you are running a startup company and aiming to strike the right balance between prudence and optimism when it comes to financial management and building sustainably for the future.
To keep their customers loyal and expand their businesses beyond crowdfunding, business leaders need to be on top of their supply chain issues. Jesse Kaufman, CEO and founder of ShippingTree shares three ways to manage the process and keep your backers supportive.
The importance of preparation for success in business is much like it is for professional sports teams trying to win a championship. Paul Trapp and Stephen Davis shares five strategies for businesses to take their preparation to the next level.
The world of small business finance has dramatically transformed. Advanced online technology has led to an easier loan application process and faster funding. However, entrepreneurs need to look beyond the bells and whistles of online lenders and dig deeper to find the best deal. Evan Singer, General Manager for SmartBiz shares five crucial areas for an entrepreneur to explore before they sign on the dotted line.
Kory Angelin, author of "#sellout: How a Great Experience Can Help You #sellout of Your Product" says that in order to get over that customer wall and actually make a sale, sales people need to know how to stop selling.
Joanne Black, author of "No More Cold Calling" says that one of the biggest problems sales people face with social media and technology is the lack of real, meaningful contact and communication. She offers some ideas on how to deal with this.
With the proliferation of blog shops and rise of online shopping in Singapore – and in Asia – the casual observer might be forgiven for thinking the brick and mortar shops will go the way of the Dodo. That’s not the case, argues Malcolm Pinkerton, Senior Director and Senior e-Commerce Analyst from Planet Retail.
Organizations are trying to switch to remote working with the help of technologies and work culture to obtain similar or better operational efficiency than before, says Mahendra Gupta of Saviom Software.
Adam Witty's goal is to always hire smart people, and to create a working environment that breeds greatness in them. He shares a few tactics he uses.
There are three critical aspects of retirement planning in which a fiduciary can help guide the client to both protect their retirement assets and prosper. Alexander Joyce, author of "Rejoyce in Your Retirement: Everything You Need to Know to Get Everything You Want", shares what they are.
“How am I going to make a creative living and a life?” is a question that can be daunting for artists, writers, performers and musicians at all stages in their careers, whether just starting out fresh, mid-career, or choosing to focus on artistic work full time after a lifetime of balancing it with other jobs. Laura Zabel, founder of Creative Exchange shares a toolkit that can help.
Change that disrupts the economy is nothing new – with or without a pandemic. Juan Riboldi, president of Ascent Advisor shares some ways businesses can meet the changes caused by COVID-19 head on.
The application process for bank loans tends to be exhaustive, and the rejection rate is high. To avoid wasting precious time, Meredith Wood, Editor-in-Chief at Fundera recommends you consider these five factors before you apply for a bank loan.
Businesses that don’t evolve to adapt to new operational challenges will be left behind in today’s fast-paced world. Ekim Saribardak, CTO of Rewire Security
Do your people proactively report to you with current, accurate information — whether it’s good or bad? If not, you may be suffering from “CEO Disease”, says author Dan Quiggle.
While mobile technologies hold great promise as a productivity enhancer, they can also pose a significant risk to network and data security if companies fail to manage their use proactively. Omer Faiyaz, CEO of Remo Software highlights the top three threats – and how SMBs can mitigate the risks.
When you create a culture of WOW it makes a powerful impact on all employees — including your remote employees. Deb Boelkes shares a few of her best practices for inspiring and empowering your remote workforce.
Hiring a great new employee isn’t just about reading resumes and throwing out the bad ones. It starts with attracting the right people, says Cyril Moukarzel, CEO and Co-Founder of LifeDNA.