As a business owner, you know your product, service, market and customers. But sometimes one of the most challenging aspects of operating a business. Read More
Generational cohorts prove helpful in understanding overall trends, attitudes and behaviors of a group. Managing or marketing to a group becomes more effective by using this knowledge to tailor your message and determine the method of delivery. Read More
Forget Monster, CareerBuilder, or Craigslist. In this super-competitive job market, employers have to go beyond just posting on job boards to make sure they're reaching top candidates. If you want to avoid sifting through a huge stack of poor-fit resumes, you might want to consider embracing creative recruiting. Read More
Getting a want ad just right can be tough. You need to get enough responses that you can find the best person for the job, but you don't want to sort through off topic responses. Read More
According to new research by the Federation of Small Business (FSB), two thirds of small businesses are in favour of removing the default retirement age. Currently, 85% of the FSB’s members do not use the default retirement age for their business and 76% believe that an employee should not be forced to retire and that it should be a mutual decision between employer and employee.
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There is a long standing mindset to say you work for someone rather than working with them. Abandoning this mindset in any organization will produce greater efficiencies and improve overall competitive advantage. Read More
Traditional health insurance options haven't just failed to stop the bleeding they've also kept Americans in the dark and robbed them of choice. Everyone is responsible for a small part of healthcare spending, and individuals have the power to turn the situation around.

Consumer-driven health plans (CDHPs) put knowledge and power back into people's hands. Read More
I am giving up “giving up” for Lent …. Givng Up is the easy option. Advice to practice persistence and help reject rejection. Read More
Being an employer can be a wonderfully enriching experience. However, there is one aspect of being a boss that few (if any) employers relish: firing an employee. Firing employees can be particularly difficult where an employer has developed a personal relationship with an employee, or where an employee has served a company for a number of years. Here are some tips to consider when firing any empl Read More
Lots of business owners and CEOs alike got caught on the hop by this recession. Failure to anticipate the downturn led to businesses revenue and profits suffering. This of course meant that staff, customers and shareholders suffered too. Needless to say, there is every likelihood that those same business owners and CEOs will again be caught on the hop by the upturn when it comes. Read More

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