No matter how creative you are, there are days when it feels as though the right side of your brain has switched itself off. This can feel frustrating, but especially so when your work requires you to have an innovative, forward-thinking mind—how can you embody that ideal without creativity on your Read More

How Voice-First Technology May Transform Small Business

How Voice-First Technology May Transform Small Business - Avatar Posted by ShawnHessinger under Strategy
From 51 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on June 29, 2018 1:33 pm
Brent Leary shares this fascinating post (and a video interview) about the new trend of voice-technology -- and tech giants like Amazon who are leading the way. More importantly, Brent looks at how small businesses can leverage this technology as well. Read More

World Cup May Put Businesses at Risk!

World Cup May Put Businesses at Risk!  - Avatar Posted by SPCowan under Human Resources
From 52 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on June 28, 2018 5:14 pm
World Cup may put businesses at risk! According to a poll by office suppliers Viking, who found that 46% would call in sick if England won the tournament. Read More

Mentoring Found to Increase Small Business Survival Odds

Mentoring Found to Increase Small Business Survival Odds - Avatar Posted by jondyer under Self-Development
From 56 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on June 26, 2018 9:57 am
Whether it's a one-time meeting or long-term mentorship, having the opportunity to ask questions and get encouragement can mean a lot to a budding entrepreneur. Now a new study finds that having a mentor can also help increase a small business's survival odds. Read More

Engagement By Design

Engagement By Design - Avatar Posted by SellBetter under Strategy
From 56 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on June 26, 2018 9:13 am
If you are in learning, learning design or training, you need to watch this before you do your next program. What would you change first? Read More
Are you wondering why you are feeling tired all the time? Would you like to have more get up and go? Instead of giving in to the lack of energy and that sluggish feeling, fight back with these top tips. Read More
Brainstorming is the key to finding that direction, and it’s something you can implement for your team in a logical, structured way. With that in place, you can use that process as a reliable way to generate ideas, iterate upon them, and harness the power of your team’s combined creative energy to Read More

Five Common Management Mistakes

Five Common Management Mistakes - Avatar Posted by CorporateCoachG under Management
From 59 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on June 21, 2018 1:20 pm
Many managers make mistakes in managing people. Perhaps they are poor at goal setting, or cannot delegate, or maybe lack sensitivity in dealing with others. Here are five common management mistakes which can be corrected with the right training. Read More
it IS possible for small business owners to challenge their big competitors AND win. The key is finding the right talent and properly targeting your marketing effort. Read More

A plea for institutional knowledge

A plea for institutional knowledge - Avatar Posted by estherschindler under Human Resources
From 64 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on June 19, 2018 10:18 am
Team members come and go. When they leave, so does information that enables the company to run and thrive. Here's how to minimize that brain drain.
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This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

Adam Connell @adamjayc Goes from Guitarist to Guru

Adam Connell's career didn't start out like most in the marketing field. Today, he's the operations manager for a U.K. … More
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