Small business owners -- even if they work outside the home -- have a hard time keeping work outside the home environment. Here are ways to separate work from home and how to keep work at work.
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If your like most small business owners, office productivity is a constant challenge. Whether you're a solopreneur working from a home office or a small business owner working with employees from a more traditional office, here are some thoughts from a recent Twitter chat
To understand the different kinds of leadership and the effects they have, we need look no further than our own elected officials. Here are some lessons we can learn from these observations and their applications to business.
As a manager, you're susceptible to falling into the same traps as many managers before you. There are lots of different management styles and traits. Here are ones to avoid.
Want to increase the chances your small business is a success? A new study suggests that putting a woman in a leadership role is a good start.
Wasting time can kill your company's productivity and more importantly, all that time adds up to lost revenue. Here are some easy ways to cut down on the time your company is frittering away day in and day out.
If you're like many small business owners, you know the importance of taking some time off from your small business. But you may not always have time to do it. Perhaps you don't have a staff up to the task. Perhaps you have no staff at all. In either way, there are options to get some down time. Read on.
If an employee leaves your company on bad terms, it could cost you. Employee recognition programs are great ways to keep the team motivated and happy and most importantly, still on the team. Here are 4 ways to implement such a program today.
Multitasking has become a buzz word in business these days. It means, of course, working on more than one thing at a time -- as when you perhaps read an incoming email while typing another and speaking to a client on the phone. Sound crazy? In entrepreneurship, it could mean trying to explore more than one opportunity at a time. And it may not be all it's cracked up to be.
In the short term, your biggest concerns for your business may be cash flow and profitability. But in the long term, there's also stagnation to worry about. The best solution is to create a company culture that engages employees. Here's how.
If you think the weekend is the perfect time to do nothing ... think again. Yes, it's Monday but that doesn't mean you can't do these things at the end of this week.
Did you know most American workers feel disconnected and uninspired at work? New research suggests so. To counter that malaise, consider this comprehensive list of ways to give your team a shot in the arm.