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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10 Ways To Answer A Flood of Emails in One Day

Has a constant flood of emails to your inbox got you constantly distracted and getting nothing done? Here are 10 tips to help you better manage your emails and get them all answered in a day.


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Should Your Business Allow Dogs at Work?

More companies today are allowing their employees to bring their pet dogs to the office with them. It sounds like a great idea -- especially if you're a dog lover -- and has proven to boost morale and productivity, believe it or not. But there are obviously some concerns with such a liberal policy.


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Taking Care of Your Business Means Taking Care of Yourself

As a small business owner, you probably have realized that your businesses deserves and commands full-time attention. To do this effectively over time, you need to take care of yourself. Here are some quick ways to adapt a healthier lifestyle that will boost your productivity and keep you healthy.


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If It’s Not Core, Then It’s Going Off-Shore

If success in your business is proving to be a problem, perhaps that's because you're focused on the wrong things. Learn to focus on the things that customers value about your brand and find someone else to handle the rest.


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7 Ways to Bring Your Small Business Team Closer Together

There's no I in TEAM and that's especially true running your small business. A strong team will help build your business faster and stronger. Here are 7 ways to use a team to build your business closer and stronger.


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Georgia Governor Vetoes Religious Liberty Bill After Business Backlash

Georgia's controversial religious liberty bill, criticized for being anti-gay, was vetoed following stiff business backlash. Critics of the bill included leaders from the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce, Disney, Time Warner, MailChimp, Yelp, and Salesforce.


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The 10 Most Destructive Lies Business Owners Tell Themselves

Small business owners are likely to have long talks with themselves as they're plodding through all stages of their development. Along the way, they're bound to lie to themselves. Here are the lies that small business owners absolutely must avoid telling themselves.


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Whose Fault Is It When Employees Fail?

Blaming your employees for when your business comes up short or just flat out fails will not lead to any progress. Showing leadership and accepting responsibility will get your business ahead.





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