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3 Considerations Before Deciding To Hire Or Outsource

At some point in their journey, most entrepreneurs will reach a tipping point where they need to grow from a one-person shop into a small business with extra help on board to really expand and reach their goals. Here are three guiding principles from Hunter Hoffmann, Head of US Communications at Hiscox Insurance, to consider when you need to bring in some additional help:

6 Ways To Form Winning Business Relationships

A dissatisfied customer can cost your business more than revenue — it can damage your reputation. Jacqueline Whitmore, author of “Poised for Success: Mastering the Four Qualities That Distinguish Outstanding Professionals” shares six simple yet powerful business principles that will help you win relationships and earn repeat business.

Why INFLUENCE Is The 2023 Word Of The Year For The Business Sector

Influence is Robert L. Dilenschneider’s choice for the business version of Word of the Year. Here, he explains why — and offers 10 tips for building yours.

What Makes A Workplace Toxic?

Paul White, Ph.D., author of "The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace" and "Rising Above a Toxic Workplace" looks at the three core components that contribute to making a workplace "toxic" - a work environment that is unhealthy, and even dangerous, to the well-being of its employees.

The Friend Zone – The Dangers Of Treating Employees Like Pals

While we have to be in tune with our employees’ personal lives, we also have to be equally aware of the drawbacks of the friendships that develop among key executives and their employees that can negatively impact business and professionalism, says executive leadership advisor Brian Fielkow.

Streamline Your Workflow: How AI Helps Businesses Create Efficient SOPs

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the way businesses create and manage SOPs, ushering in an era of unprecedented efficiency and streamlining.

Optimizing Your Website For Better Business: Four Tips To Getting It Right

By Patrick Llewellyn, CEO of 99designs You never get a second chance to make a first impression. While most entrepreneurs today recognize the critical role...

Seasonal Collections Tips For The Dog Days Of Summer

With the changing of the seasons, your collection strategies may need to be changed. The time of year can alter how apt and able your customers are to pay you, says Todd McDaniel, Vice President at Dynavistics Inc.

Why You Shouldn’t Leave Your Social Media To A Niece Or Nephew

Or your son, daughter or even the kid down the street, insists Jay York, a social media strategist at EMSI Public Relations.

Five Steps To Amplifying Retail Profits In 2016

It’s now time to start planning for success in 2016. But how can you start striving for success if you don’t know definitively what success should look like for your business in comparison to your competitors? CEO of Stitch Labs Brandon Levey shares his thoughts.

3 Reasons To Seek Only What You Need During The Funding Process

For those choosing to seek funding from investors as a way to sustain growth, Paul Jackson, founder of Worthworm advises to avoid the temptation of initially overvaluing your venture and only seek what you truly need.

From Chaos to Order: Transforming Your Property Management With Software Solutions

Alexey Shalimov shares how AI and property management software can help property managers streamline and improve their operations.

Consistency In Leadership: How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything

As a leader, you will be under the microscope. Because of this constant scrutiny, you must maintain a steadfast leadership approach in every area of your life and your core values and beliefs.  

Small Business Owners: Top Tips For How To Compete In A Digital World

7 out of 10 small business owners say time and cost restraints prohibit them from improving their online presence. Lance Brown, VP of Product Development at Huzzah Media, offers some ideas small business owners can do to get started.

Boosting Your LinkedIn Presence: Tips & Strategies

The key to success on LinkedIn lies in consistently engaging with your network, sharing content, and updating your profile keeps you visible and relevant.

8 Strategies To Capitalize On Your Startup’s Data

Howard S. Friedman and Akshay Swaminathan shares strategies for capitalizing the value of your business data - at startup and beyond.
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Navigating Legal Challenges: A Startup’s Guide To Early-Stage Legal Hurdles

In the dynamic world of startups, ignorance of the law is not bliss — it's a perilous pitfall. Navigating legal challenges is key to startup survival.