Managing Mental Health as a Small Business Owner

Mental health carries a stigma, and many people deal with their issues on their own. As a small business owner, it can be important to help employees deal with their mental health issues, but it can be tough to know how. It may be even more important to be sure you are dealing with your own mental health. If you [...]

July 21st, 2017|Categories: Small Business|

Challenges for Small Business Owners

People who start their own small businesses face immense challenges every day. Running a company, whether it's a company of one or 100, can be overwhelming. Knowing where to focus your energy can be difficult. It's no surprise to many that small businesses often fail within their first five years of operations. When start-up owners know the challenges that others [...]

July 17th, 2017|Categories: Small Business|

Cyberattack in Ukraine Could Have Deeper Implications

A ransomware attack at the end of June affected more than 60 percent of the systems in Ukraine, more than any other country hit, according to Kapersky Labs. The attack reached far and wide in the country, including its airport, central bank, Chernobyl power plant and metro transport. While money seems to be the root cause of the attack, some [...]

July 14th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: , |

3 Reasons Small Businesses Fail

It's not uncommon for a small business to fail. In fact, it has been shown that only two-thirds of new small businesses make it for two years. At the end of five years, there is only a 50 percent survival rate. One out of three small businesses will still be operating after 10 years. But why? There are three main [...]

July 13th, 2017|Categories: Small Business|

How Music Can Boost Productivity

If you've ever find yourself at work and losing your focus, you aren't alone. For some people, others talking and moving about the office can be distracting. For some workers, the silence can be deafening. In either case, music can give people something to focus on and boost productivity. Just any music won't do. Chris Bailey, author of The Productivity [...]

July 12th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|