September 3, 2015

Management


Small Business Trends provides news, resources and advice on how to manage your business. Small Business Trends provides news, resources and advice on how to manage your business. Send our editorial team a tip about a management topic.

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Five Steps to Reducing Fear of Change at Work

These days, change is the name of the game. It's a matter of survival with big businesses and small businesses alike. But change can also cause stress for your employees -- with fear of job loss and how changes in tactics may otherwise affect them. What can you do to address this?


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Killer Tips for Managing Workflow with Checklists

Being a small business owner means you're suddenly expected to become a project and task manager, even if you haven't had any management experience. Using checklists can help reduce the confusion and back-and-forth that's usually associated with completing a project of any scale or with the general multitude of tasks you must complete.


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10 Tips for Planning a Killer Company Retreat on a Budget

Small business teams are becoming more spread out as the amount of remote workers is on the rise. You may want to consider a company retreat to serve as a bonding experience for your team. Here are ways you can pull that off without breaking the bank.


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5 Project Management Lessons From Great Business Leaders

Some of the most successful tech business leaders of this era are and were masters of completing projects. If you're leading a project for your small business, you'd be wise to learn lessons passed on from these entrepreneurs.


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9 Skills You’ll Need to be a Great Leader

If you're managing to run your small business along with the people you've entrusted to help you, you'll need to develop some good leadership skills. Here are 9 skills to master on your way to being a great business leader.


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Drama at HubSpot as CMO Fired After Book Investigation

Hubspot has fired one key executive, another has resigned and a third was sanctioned in the wake of allegations of violating the company's code of ethics in attempts to procure a manuscript of a book written about the company.


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5 Powerful Lessons Gratitude Can Teach You

Consider all the qualities that could be listed as critical to your success in life. If you didn't list gratitude as one of them, you may easily be forgiven. Not everyone thinks of gratitude as an important quality. But read on for a list of some of the benefits.