5 Ways Micromanaging Will Make Your Employees Hate You

By Alexander Huls There are few bosses worse than micromanagers. We’ve all had a hovering perfectionist – delegating work, then supervising it every step of the way – in our lives. You don’t want to be that person,  If you’re not sure if you’re a micromanager, check to see if you have any of these symptoms. As the National Federation of Independent Business writes, “Micromanagement… Read More

25 Free Ways to Use Google

By Misty Young Do you ‘Google’? That’s a “duh” question, right? Did you know that besides “googling,” Google provides an entire suite of free tools that enable smart businesses to locate and engage with customers and prospects? If they had to create these on their own, most small business owners couldn’t afford it. See how many of these modern, cloud-based… Read More

7 Tips For Better Employee Retention

By Steve Olenski No matter the size or stage your business is currently at, having employees leave is just bad for business. As the Wall Street Journal notes, a high employee turnover rate can cost “twice an employee’s salary to find and train a replacement.” Not only are there financial repercussions, a high turnover rate can also lower the knowledge… Read More

7 Tips For Better Employee Retention

By Steve Olenski No matter the size or stage your business is currently at, having employees leave is just bad for business. As the Wall Street Journal notes, a high employee turnover rate can cost “twice an employee’s salary to find and train a replacement.” Not only are there financial repercussions, a high turnover rate can also lower the knowledge… Read More

9 of the Worst Mistakes You Can Ever Make at Work

By Travis Bradberry We’ve all heard of (or seen firsthand) people doing some pretty crazy things at work. Truth is, you don’t have to throw a chair through a window or quit in the middle of a presentation to cause irreparable damage to your career. No matter how talented you are or what you’ve accomplished, there are certain behaviors that… Read More