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[ 0 ] Mar. 24, 2014

Handling Employee Theft

Calling quits on employee theft from day one. By Luis Orbegoso President,  ADT Small Business Whether bundling countless layers of clothes under oversize jackets or hiding merchandise in the depths of stock rooms, small business retail employees are getting creative on how they can deceive their employers under the radar. As a small business owner […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 24, 2014

Crisis Management Strategies

By Lucien Canton During the Midwest floods in 1993, White Star Textile Services in Des Moines found itself faced with an ironic situation. The encroaching flood waters had shut down all six pumps at the local water plant and there wasn’t even enough water to flush toilets, let alone process 100,000 pounds of laundry each […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 24, 2014

Your Employees and Customer Service

How do you inspire your employees to commit to your customer service program? By Bill Sims Jr. It’s a business no-brainer that happy employees make happy customers. But how do you get happy employees that deliver the best possible customer service? It requires employees to move beyond simple compliance of workplace rules and becoming truly […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 17, 2014

Four Tips To Help You Manage Employees

Four tips to help you effectively manage employees.  By Gabriel Bristol CEO, Desert Call Connection What is my leadership style? What type of leadership do employees respond to best? Am I a respected leader? These and many other similar questions have been asked by business managers and senior leaders for decades and although their answers […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 17, 2014

Passion A Key To Small Business Success

Conveying passion for what you do can be a key to your small business success. By James Mendelsohn Chief Marketing Officer at CAN Capital One thing that many small business owners have in common is passion—a love of what they do, whom they serve, and how they do it.  A business rooted in something you […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 17, 2014

Developing Brand Identity

Expert offers five tips on how you can develop your brand identity.  By Andrew Modlin CEO, ModMan Enterprises When developing the brand identity for a new company, a common trap is to get caught up in minute details early on, rather than focusing on the larger, long term picture. Taking a step back in these […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 10, 2014

Creating A Positive Workplace Culture

By Bill Sims, Jr. President, The Bill Sims Company Creating a positive workplace culture is extremely important to cultivating a productive and profitable company. The quality of work we do depends on the quality of our workplace culture. When the environment we work in is positive, we become more engaged and committed employees. By definition, […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 10, 2014

Enterprise Franchising

By Jennifer Tucker Vice President of Business Development at Homewatch CareGivers International Taking a look at the new enterprise franchising trend. Modern franchise owners are changing the franchise playing field. They want more and are capable of more than just sustaining the old business-in-a-box model — they have the experience and drive to rapidly launch […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 10, 2014

3 Reasons You Need A LinkedIn Strategy

What’s your LinkedIn strategy? By Michael Idinopulos CMO @PeopleLinx Everyone who matters to your business is already on LinkedIn. Now with over 250 million members and two new users every second, LinkedIn is the world’s biggest trade show. Everyone who matters to your business is on there. Your customers are using LinkedIn. So are your […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 3, 2014

What Is Your Executive Style?

By Tron Jordheim CMO of StorageMart You may know your business or your industry well. But do you know anything about yourself?  Forward thinking executives and business leaders evaluate their employees and clients to help better understand work styles and personality types. Sales trainers try to understand the types of buyers their sales people are […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 3, 2014

5 Signs You Need To Refresh Your Brand

By Dan Antonelli CEO & Creative Director, Graphic D-Signs, Inc. Don’t let nostalgia, “nephew art,” and a poor identity hold your business back. It’s understandable why many small business brands need help. Fledgling businesses often exhaust their financial resources paying for fleets, equipment, and everything else they need to get up and running. Branding becomes […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 3, 2014

5 Ways To Finance Your Home-Based Business

By Marco Terry Managing Director, Commercial Capital LLC One of the greatest challenges that you face when you launch a home-based business is finding a way to finance it. Most first-time entrepreneurs approach financing the wrong way by chasing funding sources that have very little chance of working for their niche. For example, entrepreneurs who […]

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