Helpful Articles: Training, Learning, Development and Project Management

I occasionally write for ADP and Cintas. Here are three articles wrote that I think are worthwhile. “Approximately one-third of organizations don’t have a training budget, according to SHRM, and as reported by the ADP Research Institute® report (ADP RI), Fixing the Talent Management Disconnect: Employer Perception Versus Employee Reality. Although some of this is…

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4 Ways To Keep Ethics In Your Business And Management Team

Your business’ reputation matters. In order to attract customers and quality employees, you must make sure that the actions your business takes are ethical as well as legal. Ethical decisions aren’t a matter of chance. They happen when you and your managers make a conscious effort to make ethics part of the business equation. Here…

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Infographic: Time Management for Entrepreneurs

As a business owner or entrepreneur, time is the most important resource. When the deadline is around the corner, innovation is significantly hindered. Thus, waiting until the last minute makes things much harder to manage in a timely manner. Wondering how to leverage the clock? Unless you have a good plan, time pressure will be…

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How To Grow Your Company In The Online Domain

  If you want your company to grow in the online domain, it’s important to note that you can realize your objective. Below you’ll find just four of numerous growth strategies that can keep your company on the path to ecommerce success: 1. Create Viral Worthy Videos. One great way to grow your company in…

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Corporate Recruiting: 3 Ways To Streamline Your HR Process And Still Keep It Personal

As HR professionals continue to need to balance increasingly more responsibilities at a time, it’s perfectly understandable that you might be looking for ways to streamline your corporate recruiting process. This is even more important if your job ads are getting thousands of responses and your company is a particularly large organization with dozens or…

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Happy Independence Day to All Business Owners!!

Contrary to popular belief, the United States did not become independent on July 4, 1776. Instead, this was the day that the Declaration of Independence was signed. The 13 colonies of Great Britain officially became the independent United States of America on September 3, 1783 – over seven years later – when the Treaty of…

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Small Business Podcast / Radio Interview

Episode 089: Tiffany Wright Interview March 6, 2017 Tiffany Wright Interview – Funding Your Small Business Episode Description: In this episode we interview Tiffany C. Wright, a serial entrepreneur, business adviser, and author. She shares her story of transitioning from a successful corporate career to becoming her own boss. She shares her experience and insights on…

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The Essential Ingredient for Teams to Perform at Their Peak

Here is a wonderful article by  Sam Obitz that I think you’ll enjoy. It discusses the essential element in building high performance teams – trust. Although I often espouse accountability, trust is what accountability builds.  Read on to get his view on trust and the other important ingredients to build trust. – TCW The Essential…

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6 Tips for Negotiating a Business Loan

I normally do not write articles targeted at start-ups on this site. My target (and the bulk of our readers) are companies that have several employees, at a bare minimum, and a few million in revenue. However, I thought the content of this article, although targeted at start-ups and new entrepreneurs, was very applicable to…

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Business Takeover: 4 Tips For A Smooth Transition When Buying Out Another Company

Buying a business involves considerable thought and intensive research. The process also involves a leap of faith, based on good evidence of past profitability. Business purchases generally involve a number of parties, including the buyer, the seller, a broker and attorneys for both sides, all of which have specific parts to play to help make…

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