Small Business Blog

More Than Words: What Your Nonverbal Cues Are Saying
  • 19 May 2019
  • Maya Harper

More Than Words: What Your Nonverbal Cues Are Saying

We spend much of our work lives perfecting the way we communicate, from practicing presentations aloud to finessing the art of the elevator pitch. However, as important as it is to choose our words wisely, it is easy to forget how much the things we do not say impact the message we want to get across.

Summer Is Coming: How to Manage Schedules and In-Store Traffic
  • 16 May 2019
  • Alex Penfield

Summer Is Coming: How to Manage Schedules and In-Store Traffic

Whether the season signals a sales lull or an uptick in activity, every small business can benefit from a few seasonal tweaks to its staffing and schedules. As we speed through spring, below are some ways your small business can manage the summer shift.

Lessons From Mom on Being a Successful Small Business Owner
  • 06 May 2019
  • Jelani Markus

Lessons From Mom on Being a Successful Small Business Owner

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, it is a good time to remember that mothers are the first teachers for many people. Here are a few skills naturally developed by mothers that can be useful for maintaining a successful small business.

The Importance of Business Technology
  • 01 May 2019
  • Leo Covey

The Importance of Business Technology

In the fast-paced world of small business, the only thing that keeps up — or perhaps moves even faster — is technology. Because May is Small Business Month, the coming weeks are a prime time to evaluate technology’s role in the many facets of your enterprise and how it can help you operate more efficiently and effectively.