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7 Management Mistakes That Hurt Productivity and How to Avoid Them

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April 19, 2019,

What do you need to know for effective small business management? Here are seven management mistakes that hurt productivity and employee satisfaction.

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Saving for Retirement

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April 11, 2019,

Our latest infographic, “Small Business Retirement: Investing in Your Future” explores the relationship between retirement savings and entrepreneurship.

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Is There an Embezzler in Your Company?

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April 10, 2019,

For many small business owners, their staff is more like family. That’s why it can be so painful to think that one of your employees is an embezzler.

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How to Document Disciplinary Issues with Employees

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Chronic employee absenteeism can cost your business money, undermine performance and impact staff morale. Here's how to take control. Read more

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Voice of Customer: Steps for Conducting Face-to-Face Interviews

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April 7, 2019,

Gathering Voice of Customer information is the most useful of all marketing activities. Here’s a step-by-step plan for conducting customer interviews.

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Checklist: Employee Branding

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Employees are a critical element in conveying your business brand, and you must understand their value and importance of representing your small business. Read more

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Should You Hire Family Members to Work in Your Startup?

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There are several advantages and potential risks with hiring family members for your startup business. Should you hire family? Read more

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What "Undercover Boss" Taught Me About Being a Better Leader

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March 16, 2019,

Learn how Sheldon Yellen, CEO of BELFOR Property Restoration, appeared on CBS’s “Undercover Boss” and saw a golden opportunity for professional growth.

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Is Your Next Hire Working for Your Competitor?

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March 13, 2019,

When you are looking to hire highly-qualified employees, a good place to start is with the people working for your competition.

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Broadening Horizons: Independent Contractors

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Independent contractors are a specialized class of worker, however, you want to remember to follow certain legal guidelines as you sign them up for projects. Read more

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