Term archive for "Small Business Tips"

Business Lessons Learned from a Mud Run

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Sunday July 14th, I entered my first 5k Obstacle Course Race and Mud Run. I had been interested in trying one of these events for a while, and the Foam Fest seemed to be the perfect choice for my first race. Here’s why: I am a jogger. Every week, I jog 3-4 times. Last year,… Continue Reading »

Looking to Hire – Let Social Media Be Your Guide

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A few weeks ago, we explored the best practices for transferring knowledge when a team member leaves your company and a new employee takes his or her place. But before you can make this transition, you need to make the hire! The standard practice of gathering applications and resumes, holding interviews, and even scheduling test… Continue Reading »

The Spirit of Small Business Today

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The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in the US, with 48% of Americans aspiring to own their own businesses and seven out of ten current small business owners claiming they would do it all over again, based on a research conducted by UPS. Still, the landscape has only become more difficult over the years,… Continue Reading »

Knowledge Transfer: Easing the Transition During Staff Changes

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Staffing changes are inevitable. Employees grow and move up within your organization or take positions at other companies, causing you to hire new staff members to take their places. You grow and take on more team members to keep up with demand. But the struggle does not end when you fill these empty positions. New… Continue Reading »