NFIB began promoting "The Faces of the Healthcare Crisis: Small Business in America," a collection of stories that profiles small business owners on the frontlines of the healthcare crisis, to Congress before recess. NFIB is taking these stories to Congress and the next Administration to ensure the needs of this important constituency are fully Read More

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About 401(k)'s

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About 401(k)'s - http://www.usnews.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.usnews.com 4016 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 21, 2008 5:02 am
Only about 16 percent of businesses with fewer than 50 employees in the United States have 401(k) plans. Small-business owners are so focused on developing their businesses that some do not realize that those assets can grow at a much faster rate for their retirement under the right plan. An October survey by ING DIRECT's ShareBuilder401k, fo Read More

When the Assistant Is an Entrepreneur

When the Assistant Is an Entrepreneur - http://shiftingcareers.blogs.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ginalee under Management
From http://shiftingcareers.blogs.nytimes.com 4017 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 20, 2008 9:04 pm
Now that executives are increasingly working as free agents, it is no surprise that their assistants have turned to the same business model. And as more people try to figure out economic survival strategies that are not dependent on single employers, I expect to see more segments of the workforce turning towards some form of free agenting. Read More

Define,work and achieve!

Define,work and achieve! - http://www.earnerz.com Avatar Posted by bobby2010 under Self-Development
From http://www.earnerz.com 4018 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 19, 2008 4:13 pm
In order to succeed in a business (or life) you need to have a clearly defined aim.Just thinking that I should have a lot of money to enjoy my life will not get you any where.You need to define your goals specifically keeping in mind... Read More

18 Tips To Stop the Madness in Meetings

18 Tips To Stop the Madness in Meetings - http://www.squidoo.com Avatar Posted by Etiquette under Management
From http://www.squidoo.com 4022 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 15, 2008 2:04 pm
At some point in time we have all attended a not so productive meeting. We even wonder why we were asked to attend. I offer 18 tips for the meeting chair and participants on how to make meetings more effective. Read More
Daily we hear about more businesses that are closing branches, downsizing or closing for good. In tough financial times, businesses need strong leaders. Hugh Ballou explains problems to look for in your company and solutions to create stronger leadership. Read More

How Leadership Training Develops Strong Leadership Skills

How Leadership Training Develops Strong Leadership Skills - http://www.bizsum.com Avatar Posted by bizsum under Management
From http://www.bizsum.com 4027 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 12, 2008 5:22 pm
While discussing the fundamentals of delegation, running meetings, “motivating” employees and public speaking may be OK for newly minted supervisors, it's really inadequate for the majority of professionals who rely on executive management training to survive in their leadership positions. Read More

Keith Shaw - Work-Life - Motivational And Success Stories

Keith Shaw - Work-Life - Motivational And Success Stories - http://www.evancarmichael.com Avatar Posted by baekchaebuddy under Self-Development
From http://www.evancarmichael.com 4027 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 11, 2008 10:25 pm
Motivational, inspirational and success stories. Read More

When Play Becomes Work

When Play Becomes Work - http://www.washingtonpost.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Management
From http://www.washingtonpost.com 4026 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 11, 2008 10:24 pm
It happens all the time: Two guys in a garage come up with a cool new technology -- and dream of making it big. A thousand people take time off work to campaign for a visionary politician because they feel they are doing something to change the world. A million kids hit baseballs -- and wonder what it would take to become a pro. Then the brain Read More

Small-business owners hit with burnout blues

Small-business owners hit with burnout blues - http://seattletimes.nwsource.com Avatar Posted by Fenessy under Self-Development
From http://seattletimes.nwsource.com 4028 days ago
Made Hot by: on August 9, 2008 3:03 pm
Michigan's economy, like many others, has become increasingly reliant on the business savvy of emerging entrepreneurs stressed by long hours and no guaranteed paycheck. For an entrepreneur, developing comprehensive business skills while staying sane is no small trick. Burnout is a major pitfall. "As that [skill set] is being cultivated Read More
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