Startups and Opening a Business Bank Account

Congratulations!  You started your own business and almost everything is in place. Now it’s time to open a banking business account. This may seem like an easier part of getting your business off the ground. You have the business idea ready to go and you’re starting to get your name out. Now it is time… Continue reading Startups and Opening a Business Bank Account

Keeping a Checklist for Small Business

The 7 Items Every Checklist for Small Business Needs Every small business has to start somewhere. At first, one may only be focused on what the product or service is, and how to provide it. However, there are dozens of other elements involved in a building a foundation for a successful business.  You have to think of… Continue reading Keeping a Checklist for Small Business

Five Types of Cyber Threats Small Business Should Watch Out for in 2019

Sometimes, it’s good to be just a little bit paranoid. This is especially true for small business owners as they consider the types of cyber threats their companies will face in 2019. Unfortunately, small businesses ignore these threats with alarming frequency.  Needless to say, the price these companies pay for such neglect can be massive. … Continue reading Five Types of Cyber Threats Small Business Should Watch Out for in 2019

How to Run a Successful Small Business: A Primer

Becoming an entrepreneur is a truly exciting adventure. Additionally, learning how to run a successful small business is unlike any other path you’re likely to walk. It’s a bold move that requires tremendous courage. However, making the decision to start your business is only the first step. Now it’s time to grab the harness, hold on… Continue reading How to Run a Successful Small Business: A Primer

The Ten Best Business Apps to Look for 2019

This late in the digital age, your company will only go as far as its technology can take it. People will always be your company’s number one asset, but they won’t fulfill their potential without the right tools. That’s why you’ll need to track down the best business apps to succeed in the corporate climate of… Continue reading The Ten Best Business Apps to Look for 2019

The Benefits Of Standard Operating Procedures In 2019

What SOP Stands For The brain is a complex and strange tool. When you read the acronym “SOP” the brain wants to translate it as ‘soap.’ There’s a bit of irony involved here. Like soap, a Standard Operating Procedure helps clean up a business. An SOP is a step by step guide on how an… Continue reading The Benefits Of Standard Operating Procedures In 2019

Employee Retention: How to Get and Keep the Best Employees

Ever wonder why some employees stay at companies forever and others leave often? Ever hear that a certain organization “treats their employees well” or “treats their employees poorly?” Organizations and companies are taking an extra look at the importance of employee retention. Employee retention is the act of an organization actively attempting to maintain its… Continue reading Employee Retention: How to Get and Keep the Best Employees

Compliance and the Power of Information: Why a Good Record Keeping System Matters

An effective record keeping system is essential to running a successful business. In fact, it’s almost impossible for a business to function without one. When it’s done right, record keeping can be one of the most valuable management tools your company has. Record keeping is especially important for managing employee information. As such it’s a… Continue reading Compliance and the Power of Information: Why a Good Record Keeping System Matters

The HR Tools Umbrella: An Overview of Human Resources Management Systems

If you work in human resources, you know all too well how many balls you have to keep in the air. It kind of comes with the territory, right? After all, you’re dealing with people. You’re dealing with their changing needs, their frustrations, and their constant parade of conflicts.  So it’s no wonder you’ve got a hundred… Continue reading The HR Tools Umbrella: An Overview of Human Resources Management Systems

Achieving Work Life Balance

“Work is life” is a generational idea that is retiring with the baby boomers. The “live to work” generation is aging out of the workforce, and being taken over by gen X and millennials. This has created a paradigm shift in the way people think about their work life.  The baby boomers created a competitive… Continue reading Achieving Work Life Balance