Leading

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.

Making Successful Hires

This is a good problem for small business owners to have – your company is growing and you have to add staff. If you’re an entrepreneur, you may be making your first hire. That may pose a challenge. Where do you begin? You need to know what you’re looking for before you can find something. Hiring the right people is no different. In fact, before hiring anyone, you have to … [Read more...]

8 In-House Growth Tactics That Will Improve Business Productivity

The success of any business lies in the people who operate at the heart of it—the employees. When a company runs like a well-oiled machine and the team is happy, productivity levels will soar and your business will reach new heights. Revamp your company culture today by following these 8 simple in-house growth tactics. Have a Clear Idea About Each Role and Each … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Empower Employees with Flexible Schedules

The issue of employee empowerment becomes more and more discussed every year. This topic isn’t simple. They must be able to share their ideas, however, few business owners can implement this approach in a right way. Most often, employees are willing to participate more actively. They know how they’d like to change policies and what working environment they want to create. On … [Read more...]

Why Every Startup Should Consider Hiring Humanities Graduates

For college students, choosing a major is a major decision. We’re pushed and pulled in so many directions: following our hearts, family traditions, prestigious careers, and high salaries. Should we specialize early, or attempt to establish ourselves as well-rounded? You probably can’t answer these questions even now. Seems cruel to expect that of a teenager – doesn’t … [Read more...]

Law Firm Management 101: The Essentials

Managing a law firm, like managing any business, is no easy feat. Considering the competition in the marketplace for legal services, there are certain elements that should be prioritized. Embrace Technology For a law firm to be competitive and to deliver the highest level of satisfaction to its clients, one of the most important things to do is use technology. For instance, … [Read more...]

5 Terrific Tips for Remote Office Management

In today's world, the traditional roles of management are changing. You don't need to be in the office full time to keep your team productive. However, this is only possible if you use the right tech tips and tools. Here are five tips to keep your office running smoothly, even if you're on a beach or at a barbecue: Stress the Value of Results It is a big mistake to measure an … [Read more...]

Get Entrepreneurial: How Your Small Corporation Can Make a Huge Impact

In its Great Jobs, Great Lives study, Gallup researched how America can best prepare students for a productive work life. It was the largest representative study of its kind, and included interviews with students, graduates, professors, administrators, parents, and employers. Gallup found that 98 percent of chief academic officers at colleges and universities report they are … [Read more...]

Finding and Keeping the Best Workers: Tips from a Boutique Nonfiction Publisher

Contractors are at the heart of many small businesses, and anyone whose business relies on quality contract work knows how important it is to find reliable, skilled people, and more importantly, to keep them happy. At Founder Nonfiction, we specialize in nonfiction publishing for small business owners, so not only do we hear plenty of stories from small business owners about … [Read more...]