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.

Most Creative Ways to Recruit New Employees

Recruitment can be a drag–just ask anyone who has done it for years on end. The process is not only tedious, but there’s also a ton of wasted time and potential that could be channeled towards more productive ends. Not to mention, candidates aren’t always what they seem on paper! There has to be a better way to go about the recruitment process, one that involves a bit more … [Read more...]

How Dentists Can Go Eco-friendly

Dentists are starting to become more eco-friendly with their practices, which is a great thing. Going green can be tricky for some, but it doesn't have to be difficult. We must try our best for the environment and make an effort to make small changes in how we work at our practice. Here are some ways dentists can go eco-friendly. Take Green Initiative for Your Dental … [Read more...]

Secrets to Effective Employee Engagement

If efforts at impacting employee engagement in your organization have been a bust, you’re not alone.  Over the last two decades, most organizations have launched employee engagement initiatives or programs at their worksites that have had minimal success in improving employee engagement.  What those efforts focused on depended primarily upon how the organization measured the … [Read more...]

Lack of Trust Is the Greatest Inhibitor to Mission Fulfillment

The greatest inhibitor to corporate or organizational mission fulfillment (and survival) is a lack of trust in the organization’s leaders. The lack of trust by corporate stakeholders can be a treacherous river over which leaders must take their companies from where they are to where they need to be. And we don’t need a pandemic to make those waters treacherous. Unfortunately, … [Read more...]

An Expert’s Guide to Launching a Successful Driving Business

Have people always complimented your responsible driving skills and unparalleled sense of direction? If you are planning to enter the business world, becoming a driver could just be the gateway you’re looking for. A couple of decades ago, having a private car to pick you up was a luxury. That’s not the case anymore. Driving services have become more accessible than ever, … [Read more...]

Is Your Business Stagnant? Learn These Three Ways to Skyrocket Your Business’ Growth

It is not unusual for small businesses to become stagnant. Even the most successful companies go through a growth lapse. The global pandemic has not helped businesses avoid this problem, and many small businesses had to close down permanently. A survey conducted on 5,800 small businesses in the United States during March and April, 2020, revealed a few things in that scope. … [Read more...]

6 Gift Ideas for Your Business Employees

Your workforce is essential to your company, and well-thought gifts are an excellent strategy to show that you appreciate their effort. Besides, recognizing and appreciating your workers is a good business practice. A study by Forbes indicates that over 95% of workers accredit recognition at work to robust, highly engaged, and positive company culture. Regrettably, nearly … [Read more...]

Soft Skills in Engineering: Collaboration Is Key for Innovation

When most companies hire for engineering positions, they’re looking specifically for technical capabilities. After all, engineering often drives the value stream—whether it’s manufacturing, infrastructure, product, or something else entirely. An engineer’s résumé needs to speak to their technical capabilities first and foremost. And while hiring for technical ability is hard … [Read more...]

Employee Benefits: Meaning, Benefits, Objective, and Other Details

Employees are at the core of any good business. If they are well-motivated and valued, they can help companies to achieve high levels of productivity. To maintain a good workforce, companies need to have attractive employee benefits. Here are what employee benefits mean, what benefits are provided, their objectives, and other details. What Does ‘Employee Benefits’ Mean? Your … [Read more...]

Should You Buy Or Start Your Own Dental Practice?

If you’re out of dental college, you may want to start assessing your career options. Many dentists start as associates with experienced dental professionals, while many start their practices right off the bat. For those of you (experienced and novice dentists) wishing to kick off your careers, the biggest question will be whether to start your practice or buy one. With … [Read more...]