Retail vs. Online Sales: Which Area Needs More Attention?

Retail vs. Online Sales: Which Area Needs More Attention? - http://www.nfib.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Strategy
From http://www.nfib.com 4164 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 28, 2008 1:08 am
Like many of today's entrepreneurs, you may be trying to divide your attention between a physical storefront and an online presence. As you only have so many hours in a day, you may feel torn as to where to spend the bulk of your energies. There is no universal answer to this question. How best to divide your time simply depends on the setup Read More

Are You Spending Your Time the Right Way?

Are You Spending Your Time the Right Way? - http://conversationstarter.hbsp.com Avatar Posted by GPorter under Self-Development
From http://conversationstarter.hbsp.com 4165 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 25, 2008 7:45 pm
Though most managers understand intellectually that time is their scarcest resource, few make the effort to gain a strategic perspective on how they spend their hours each week. Still fewer make a regular practice of keeping track of how the priorities they say are most important jibe with the way they actually spend their time. “Those we label na Read More

SerebraConnect: A viable outsourcing option for small business owners

SerebraConnect: A viable outsourcing option for small business owners - http://www.smallbizresource.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Management
From http://www.smallbizresource.com 4167 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 24, 2008 1:55 pm
Small-business owners have an incredible amount to juggle, but typically don't have the budget to hire even temporary help. SerebraConnect is a service that helps individuals, corporations and governments outsource tasks to skilled workers in developing nations. That's where we come in. We post our business need on SerebraConnect, then w Read More

Duvet days are a sign of being over worked not work-shy

Duvet days are a sign of being over worked not work-shy - http://www.management-issues.com Avatar Posted by luckycharmer under Human Resources
From http://www.management-issues.com 4167 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 24, 2008 12:55 pm
Many managers assume that when a worker takes a "duvet" or "mental health" day it is because they are simply being lazy or not committed to their job. But it may in fact be a warning signal that they are working too hard or in the midst of a family or relationship crisis. A survey of more than 1,000 U.S workers by Chicago-based employee ass Read More

Should You Pay Your Student Intern?

Should You Pay Your Student Intern? - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.businessweek.com 4167 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 23, 2008 8:36 pm
Nickerson PME is one of a growing number of small business owners who feel comfortable offering students an internship experience without financial compensation. It's a model that is becoming increasingly controversial within the higher education community, where career-services professionals say students should be paid at least minimum wage. Com Read More

Integrating a New Employee into Your Business

Integrating a New Employee into Your Business - http://www.nfib.com Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Human Resources
From http://www.nfib.com 4167 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 23, 2008 5:54 pm
Unlike large corporations where employees come and go all the time, small businesses can be affected more significantly by new staff. For you and your employees, gaining a new team member can feel like inviting a stranger to sit at the family dinner table. Here are some tips to help you and your employees welcome your new hire into the fold. Read More

A sample from motivational speaker, James Arthur Ray

Avatar Posted by ginalee under Self-Development
From http://www.youtube.com 4168 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 22, 2008 8:23 pm
I just recently discovered motivational speaker, James Arthur Ray, and thought I'd share a little from his seminars. Read More
Start understanding that the only consistent thing in life is change. If you want something to happen, no matter how little of a movement it is within your life, it will never take shape if you do not first embrace the change element behind it. Change is a great catalyst with a specialty to accelerate events and make all things possible. Once you Read More

Bring Out the Leader in Each Employee

Bring Out the Leader in Each Employee - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by JohnH under Management
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4170 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 21, 2008 2:35 pm
Good leaders understand the link between happy and fulfilled employees and satisfied customers and clients. Your employees can be a goldmine of good ideas and creative energy, as well as your strongest resource, provided you empower them to be leaders themselves. Here are some ways you can bring out the leader in each of your employees: Read More

Bundle Your Insurance for Greater Savings

Bundle Your Insurance for Greater Savings - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Employee Benefits
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4172 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 19, 2008 4:08 am
Ya got me on this one - who knew I could bundle my worker's comp with my medical benefits and potentially save on both? In one company I'm working with, we just changed insurance providers for our group health benefits as our old provider wanted to increase premiums 20%. Once that was done, our new broker made us aware that Blue Cross coul Read More
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