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We're here for you. Being a small business owner or entrepreneur within an ever-changing landscape can feel intimidating without support. The UPS Store Small Business Blog is the resource you can rely on to help you grow, thrive, and reach your small business goals. Here you’ll find small business tips and advice you can start using immediately on hiring practices, safety, marketing insights, keys to success, and so much more. Choose from the topics to the left and discover the answers you’re looking for.

6 Ways to Stay Productive While Working from Home
  • 08 March 2021
  • Jelani Markus

6 Ways to Stay Productive While Working from Home

It’s almost hard to believe there was a time when working from home was seen as a novel occurrence. Before 2020, many employees went to their dedicated offices surrounded by co-workers and completed their work duties. But things have changed. And as a result, the small business landscape now requires a lot of fresh perspectives. That starts with productivity maintenance. In order to keep your small business engine moving, it’s important that all employees contribute as they would in the office. The following six practices can help you get the most out of your employees working from home.

How to manage stress while managing your business
  • 20 April 2020
  • Jelani Markus

How to manage stress while managing your business

Owning and managing a small business takes a lot. You are often more than just the boss. You are the bookkeeper, the janitor, the interior decorator and sometimes even a therapist. But when everything is seemingly on your shoulders and the foundation you built your livelihood on appears to give way, how do you manage stress and continue to manage your small business?