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How to Kick your Small Business Stress
  • 12 August 2019
  • Alex Penfield

How to Kick your Small Business Stress

As you navigate the often stress-filled waters of small business ownership, it’s important to keep perspective and practice some self-care. If you are feeling the workplace pressure, here are a few quick tips for staying as stress-free as possible in the small business world

How To Counter Common Timewasters and Power Up Productivity
  • 21 July 2019
  • Jelani Markus

How To Counter Common Timewasters and Power Up Productivity

For small business owners, wasted time can quickly become an even larger problem because employees dealing with lost productivity can cause the issue to snowball. But fear not. Here are a few ways to recognize what might be standing in the way of your workplace efficiency and what you can do about it.

Balancing Business with Summer Fun
  • 17 June 2019
  • Leo Covey

Balancing Business with Summer Fun

Summer is officially here. With sunny days and thoughts of beach vacations comes a casual, breezy vibe that may be at odds with TCB (“taking care of business”). Go beyond simply planning coverage for you and your team. Think about how blending summer fun with your goals can help you build team morale and create new business opportunities.

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.

The Benefits of Being Green
  • 25 April 2019
  • Maya Harper

The Benefits of Being Green

Seeing green this Earth Day? You are not alone. The past decade has seen “sustainability” become one of the biggest buzzwords in the business world, which has left companies of all sizes clamoring to evolve their environmental practices to ensure that they are operating as responsibly as possible when it comes to the planet.