A Maine diner owner's decision to scold a screaming toddler has resulted in a mixed bag of emotions. The incident should serve as lesson for any small business owner: Think before you speak.
Small Business Operations
Debating whether you should expand what your business offers or focusing on specializing in just one product or service? Check out these things to consider before you make that important decision.
There's no sense in taking on new projects to expand your business if simply managing those projects causes your business to hemorrhage money. There are plenty of platforms that could help you manage projects. Here's a guide to picking the best one.
Working alone from home was a dream and then it became reality. Over time, the mingling social type has become the hermit. Sweatpants are the new slacks du jour, perhaps. Here's some sage advice on how to interject some social-friendly atmosphere into your stay-at-home career.
Writers are finicky creative types. And fostering the proper environment in which to get work done requires a delicate balance. Here are ways on how to achieve a proper writer's working environment.
You're running your business and decide to log on to Facebook. Poof! There goes your day. Sure, staying in touch with customers, current and potential, is important but there are ways to automate the most nagging repetitive tasks around your office.
The Supreme Court decision to allow nationwide same-sex marriages will have a lasting impact on small businesses. And small business owners must adapt now. Here are several key points that must change or be addressed after the ruling was handed down.
Could a minimum wage increase be a shrewd business move? As labor markets improve and unemployment rates fall, recruitment and retention will become a greater challenge. Consider strategies that make your company more appealing to existing and perspective employees.
Clients are the key to your business's success. But sometimes they become an impediment too. When that happens it may be time to fire your client, Here are some signs you may have finally gotten to that point.
Severe weather can strike at any time and anywhere. And as summer burns on, the risk of hurricanes grows for a large portion of the country. Here are tips you can take to ensure your business survives beyond the storm.
Trademarks for your small business could be incredibly important not only now but in the future. They can help you protect your business and your brand if executed correctly, By contrast, small business trademark mistakes could end up costing you big time.
National governments and other organizations spend considerable time and money on small business training in developing countries as a way to promote entrepreneurship. But are these training programs really working as expected?