Small Business

Is the 40-Hour Work Week Practical for Your Small Business?

Talk to someone that works for someone else. Their work day will sound vastly different than yours. As an entrepreneur or small business owner, your day seems to never end. You get up early, you stay up late, you think about your job around the clock. Your friend who has a boss and sits in an office owned by someone else punches a clock in the morning and packs up their desk in the late afternoon…
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Productivity

10 Habits to Break to Boost Productivity in 2018

You have the same numbers in your day as every other person. Like everyone else, you may be wishing that you had more. As a small business owner, having just 24 hours in a day may mean that you’ve found yourself longing for an extra one or two every now and again. No…
Technology

What Actually Is Blockchain, and Do I Need It?

If you’ve heard of blockchain but don’t know exactly what it is and whether or not you need it, you aren’t alone. The simplest answer to “What is blockchain?” is: A blockchain is a decentralized, digitized ledger of any of transactions. The…
Small Business

Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Have you ever heard of an elevator pitch? It has nothing to do with the lovely music wafting through the speakers as you ride to the top floor. Instead, it’s all about pitching yourself or your business in those moment-in-time meetings you find yourself surprised…
Cyber Security

Security Tips for Taking Online Payments

This holiday season, you may experience the best sales of the year. People are shopping for unique gifts to bestow upon their loved ones and you might have exactly what they are looking for. You may be feeling a bit giddy at the thought of all the business you are about to…
Human Resources

Tips for Conducting Your Yearly Reviews

Ah, the end of the year. Time for the dreaded employee performance reviews. Before your annual headache starts kicking in, let’s talk about it. We could very well make the process easier for you.  Sitting down to decide how to rate your employees’ yearly…