Small businesses going green

Small businesses going green - http://www.delawareonline.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Management
From http://www.delawareonline.com 4123 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 14, 2008 3:32 am
Small-business owners are starting to embrace the kind of "green" values that typically are associated with far larger companies and a far greater investment of time and money, taking small-but-earnest steps for the cause of conservation.

In some cases, ecologically conscientious entrepreneurs are even finding that "green" sensibilities are Read More

Retirement plans for small businesses

Retirement plans for small businesses - http://www.nydailynews.com Avatar Posted by TimJustus under Employee Benefits
From http://www.nydailynews.com 4121 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 13, 2008 6:05 pm
Many small business owners don't offer retirement plans, wary of the costs. But they can be worthwhile investments that help attract and retain employees, while offering tax benefits for companies.

Fees have come down in recent years, the result of increased competition among retirement plan management companies. Business owners should also kee Read More

Is Praising Employees Counterproductive?

Is Praising Employees Counterproductive? - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Human Resources
From http://www.businessweek.com 4122 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 12, 2008 8:31 pm
Many managers think they'll spoil a good employee with too many compliments. Here's why those fears are unfounded Read More

How to value the worth of your business

How to value the worth of your business - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by LeeAdams under Management
From http://money.cnn.com 4127 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 10, 2008 1:45 pm
To get a general idea of what comparable businesses are listed for, you can look somewhere like Business Valuation Resources. However, he cautions: "With a business like yours, seeking a strategic buyer, the usual multiples go out the door." Regardless of your industry, multiples are a very dangerous way to value a business, says Cathy J. Durham Read More

Want to Get Rich? Be (Moderately) Happy

Want to Get Rich? Be (Moderately) Happy - http://finance.yahoo.com Avatar Posted by Jenny under Self-Development
From http://finance.yahoo.com 4126 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 9, 2008 8:45 pm
Some people believe that earning the most money will make them incredibly happy. What they probably don't know is that being incredibly happy may not earn them the most money. A new study finds that when it comes to financial success, you're better off being a moderately happy person rather than someone who's chronically ecstatic. Read More

States trying to claim unclaimed Gift-Card Cash

States trying to claim unclaimed Gift-Card Cash - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by LeeAdams under Legal
From http://www.businessweek.com 4133 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 8:22 pm
TowerGroup estimates that of the $97 billion worth of plastic gift cards purchased in 2007, nearly $8 billion has gone unused. Just what happens to that pile of cash has become a matter of some controversy. A lot of states—roughly half—claim that at least part of the unspent balances should go to them under their unclaimed-property laws. Other sta Read More

Should Congress Shut Down eBay?

Should Congress Shut Down eBay? - http://www.targetmarketingmag.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Legal
From http://www.targetmarketingmag.com 4126 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 1:04 am
Last week I read the story of how the state of Pennsylvania wants to shut down the thriving eBay auction business of single mom Mary Jo Pletz, which enables her to stay home with her 6-month-old daughter Julia, who has a brain tumor. The Pennsylvania Secretary of State's reason: Mary Jo does not have an auctioneer's license. Having sold 10,000 ite Read More

Unethical Tactics in Negotiation: How You Deal with Them

Unethical Tactics in Negotiation: How You Deal with Them - http://www.thenegotiationguru.com Avatar Posted by jensthang under Management
From http://www.thenegotiationguru.com 4128 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 12:56 am
Learn to deal with unethical tactics in negotiation such as lying and threats. Offer useful tactics and strategies Read More
Here are 4 habits that all great negotiators have. Useful tips and strategies to help improve your negotiation. Read More

Recession-Proof Your Business

Recession-Proof Your Business - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by LeeAdams under Strategy
From http://www.businessweek.com 4133 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 5, 2008 7:03 am
What's a small business owner to do if the current economic climate extends through 2008? Business consultants are busy weighing in on this question, so we rounded up some of their advice. Read More
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