Big trends in small business, part 2

Big trends in small business, part 2 - http://www.usatoday.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Strategy
From http://www.usatoday.com 4149 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 11, 2008 1:15 am
Last week, Steve Strauss began his annual look at the top ten trends shaping small business. He wraps it up this week with a look at the Top 5. Be sure to check out trend number 1. Read More

A Price War in Health Insurance

A Price War in Health Insurance - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Employee Benefits
From http://www.businessweek.com 4152 days ago
Made Hot by: ureach on January 9, 2008 3:00 pm
Health insurance has always been pricey for small and midsize businesses. But after years of extracting hefty increases from smaller corporate customers, some insurers are showing more flexibility. Why? With the overall market for health insurance flat, carriers are battling to steal market share from one another. "There's a price war going on n Read More

15 Can't-Miss Ways to Declutter Your Mind

15 Can't-Miss Ways to Declutter Your Mind - http://zenhabits.net Avatar Posted by JohnH under Self-Development
From http://zenhabits.net 4154 days ago
Made Hot by: administrator on January 7, 2008 6:20 pm
The world of stresses and worries and errands and projects and noise that we must all endure inflicts upon us a mind full of clutter and chaos. A mind that sometimes cannot find the calm that we so desperately seek. So how do we begin decluttering? It's actually not difficult, if you give it a little thought: simplifying shouldn't be made complica Read More

Entrepreneurial 'Therapy': Deals, Divorce, Downsizing

Entrepreneurial 'Therapy': Deals, Divorce, Downsizing - http://online.wsj.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://online.wsj.com 4173 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 28, 2007 12:13 am
Once a month, eight New York area entrepreneurs cancel all appointments, power down BlackBerrys and cellphones and gather in a cone of silence. For three hours, they unload the triumphs, and more often, stresses, not shared with spouses, friends or boards: a marriage on the rocks, the pain of firing a long-term employee, depression that's usurped Read More

Software License Fines Fall Hardest on the Smallest

Software License Fines Fall Hardest on the Smallest - http://www.midmarket.eweek.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Legal
From http://www.midmarket.eweek.com 4179 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 24, 2007 5:24 am
Most small and midsize businesses aren't even aware when they violate a software license, according to software industry sources, but that doesn't stop the fines from piling up. Nearly 90 percent of the fines collected annually by the Business Software Alliance for software license violations falls on small and midsize businesses, many of whom h Read More

Skills can be taught, personality is forever

Skills can be taught, personality is forever - http://blogs.ittoolbox.com Avatar Posted by jnelson under Human Resources
From http://blogs.ittoolbox.com 4175 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 18, 2007 8:36 am
Employers are putting an increasing focus on employee personality to ensure that they can work within the team framework, and have a better understanding of the job requirements. An excellent write up in the SeattlePI goes in detail on the subject, and is something that I have noticed that more and more clients are doing. They want people who can Read More

Company Parties for As Few As Two

Company Parties for As Few As Two - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Human Resources
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4178 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 16, 2007 10:29 pm
Just as large corporations are throwing their huge holiday galas, complete with orchestras, lavish meals and elaborate decorations and presentations of special bonuses and gifts, your small or home-based business can have its own end-of-the-year celebration. Indeed, you might choose to scale down the band and the buffet (perhaps, eliminate them fr Read More

Reduce Your Stress This Holiday Season

Reduce Your Stress This Holiday Season - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4190 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 3, 2007 6:38 pm
In today's world of two-earner households, 1.87 children, and a myriad of obligations and scheduled activities, the average American's plate is already brimming with more than a fair share of time-draining responsibilities. An American Psychological Association (APA) 2007 poll shows that "one-third of Americans are living with extreme stress an Read More

Personal Assistants on Call, Just Not in the Next Office

Personal Assistants on Call, Just Not in the Next Office - http://www.nytimes.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.nytimes.com 4194 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 29, 2007 6:02 pm
IN the latest twist on the information-age truism that technology is making the world even smaller, entrepreneurs in India are trying to build a new market for the offshore services they offer: helping small businesses cope with even the most mundane day-to-day tasks. Thanks to Indian companies like Brickwork India and GetFriday, even sole proprie Read More

Facebook in Pinstripes

Facebook in Pinstripes - http://blogs.bnet.com Avatar Posted by alphalife under Strategy
From http://blogs.bnet.com 4199 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 25, 2007 7:43 pm
Forget Microsoft Office and Excel. Your next powerful business tool could be Facebook. Andy McAfee, a Harvard Business School professor and an expert on Web 2.0 technologies and their applications in business, argues that social networking software brings certain types of people together in a much more efficient (and potentially cheaper) way than Read More
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