Small Business Tips and Ideas for Leadership and Working with People

When it comes to running a small business, leadership is of the utmost importance. Employees look to you for guidance and to set the tone for your company. Learn more about what it means to be an effective leader with the articles in this section, which cover topics such as employee management, hiring and firing, and team building.

How to Register Your Small Business in 5 Easy Steps

Registering your small business can seem like a huge step, but for any new business owner, it is the right move if you want to establish and protect your unique brand and identity. As a savvy entrepreneur you also want to make sure your new business is operating legally. In addition, you want to ensure that your personal finances will not be affected in case anything happens to … [Read more...]

5 Ways Investing in Employee Certification Benefits Your Entire Company

As a business leader, you’re required to wear many hats in your organization and assume various roles. From the obvious leadership role to employee oversight and monitoring, all the way to project management, workflow optimization, and even innovation – a leader has to do many things to ensure a successful business year. That said, no human is an island, and you can’t expect to … [Read more...]

Two Talented Members Added to SeaWorld Board of Directors

SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. has expanded its Board of Directors by appointing two additional Members. SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. invited Timothy Hartnett and Kimberly Schaefer to serve as Members of the Board of Directors, beginning on December 9, 2020. Both new Members bring unique perspectives to their positions. The new Board Members will assist in leading SeaWorld’s … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Use Coach Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

If you follow basketball, there’s a 99.9 percent chance you’ve heard the name John R. Wooden, a sports legend who’s considered to be the greatest NCAA basketball coach of all time. And if you’ve heard of Coach Wooden, you know about his Pyramid of Success, a wildly popular model of 25 proven behaviors and characteristics that lead to greatness. The Pyramid of Success is … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Registered Agent for Your Business

Whether you’re already running your own business or just starting, compliance requirements form an integral part of your success. While most business owners will say they’re not a fan of paperwork, they know maintaining good standing with legal entity, tax, and business licensing authorities directly impacts their ability to operate and make a profit. One area that’s often … [Read more...]

5 Secrets to Keeping Your Employees Happy

While conventional wisdom says that customers are the most essential aspect of any business, it could be said that your employees are truly the most important. They are the single greatest asset to growing a business. That's why keeping employees happy must be on the mind of every business leader. A happy employee means increased productivity and, ultimately, higher profits. … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Reduce Employee Theft

Employee theft is among the severe issues small business proprietors are facing these days. According to the NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business), a worker is 15 times more likely to steal from an employer than a non-employee. Employees are responsible for an estimated 44% of losses in stores as a result of theft, and research from the U.S. Department of Commerce … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Changing up Your Employee Schedule and Roster Management During the Pandemic

Keeping a physical business open during the pandemic is a difficult task, especially if you’re unable to adopt a remote work model. Your employees are coming into contact with customers and their colleagues throughout the day, and thus they are constantly exposed to the threat of the virus. If you want to minimize the risk of contagion and a potentially business-busting … [Read more...]

The Hidden Power of Connections

When we think of building a connection in a new community, we often think narrowly about it, viewing it as a way of making friends and integrating into a new house of worship, place of work, or neighborhood. Similarly, when we think of building a connection in business, we often think narrowly about it, viewing it as a way of building contacts for mutual business … [Read more...]

USANA Reports on Strong 3rd Quarter

Although USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) posted fairly weak numbers for 2nd quarter, along with much of the rest of the world, the global manufacturer of nutritional and personal care products turned its numbers around in significant ways for Q3. During the live webcast presentation for the 3rd quarter earnings report, CEO and Board Chairman Kevin Guest shared the news … [Read more...]