Management

There are mundane activities in every business. These are tasks that take time and energy but frankly are better handled by someone else so you can focus on your company’s core business. “Most business owners know that they need to spend their time on high-value tasks such as business development and creating a great culture.
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Usefulness Content Freshness A former principal engineer at Apple who developed the touchscreen for the iPhone offers his insights on the use interface of digital products, customer experience, and software development Creative Selection Steve Jobs is a business icon whose influence beyond his company Apple is still felt today. Much was written about him and
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Threats to the health and continued operation of your small business can come from every corner: Your employees, Your government, Outside human forces (hackers), and Outside natural forces (Mother Nature). Grim statistics tell us that 40% of businesses never reopen after a natural disaster. Recently, a telemarketing firm closed its doors and threw 300 people
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An offer letter often includes things like the job title and description, compensation and benefits, and any terms or contingencies — but you aren’t limited to just those elements. As an employer, you can share important information, as well as add a personal touch to welcome your new potential employee to the fold. To help highlight some options, we asked Young
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Usefulness Content Freshness Authors Ram Charan and Julia Yang explain the factors of Amazon’s success by examining six operational building blocks. The Amazon Management System will provide the right framework to make your operational decisions better. The Amazon Management System Amazon: among entrepreneurs, no name more embodies the ideal of business success. Many businesses may
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When you’re running a retail business, the effectiveness of your employees can make a major impact on your sales. If you’d like to increase those numbers and create a better experience for customers, retail sales training is a must. However, many small businesses don’t have a ton of time or resources to dedicate to this
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Smart entrepreneurs understand how crucial their employees are to the success of their businesses. Onboarding new employees the right way can make all the difference. In fact, according to Glassdoor, organizations with a strong onboarding process improve new hire retention by 82 percent and productivity by over 70 percent. But, there’s more to training new employees
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Thanks to technology that makes it easier to connect with people around the world, national governments are making it easier to hire and work with people in other countries. Programs like Canada’s eTA Application makes it simple for citizens of eTA-eligible countries to visit Canada for business, tourism, or transit, and U.S. domestic business travel
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Business casual seems the common dress code for workplaces. But what exactly defines business casual? And do you include jeans in the mix for your small business’s dress code? You’ll find conflicting rules about business casual these days. So you might end up wondering, “Are jeans business casual?” See the answer below. Are Jeans Business
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In small business, you meet all types of employees, customers and vendors. In my career, most people were incredibly generous. Unfortunately, sometimes you will have to deal with jerks in every part of the business and you need to know how to deal with them. On the Small Business Radio Show this week, Michael Brenner
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