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What to do when everyone else is on vacation

What to do when everyone else is on vacation

This time of year can be frustrating. You are trying to grow your business, you are trying to move projects forward, you are working hard at

Blocks and Glue: Is your business built on a firm foundation?

business foundation

An organization has numerous parts, or building blocks, that make up its whole. However, all of these separate functions and elements are

5 Lessons: How to Create a Great Internship Program

creating a great internship program

Unpaid internship programs revolve around an educational experience that’s really more like an extension of in-school training. Stray from

5 Things You Should Stop Doing to Be More Successful

5 Things You Should Stop Doing to Be More Successful

I think it’s safe to say that most business owners work hard—and work a lot. They chase success all year long. They have to-do lists a

The top 5 ways to be the leader your team needs

be a leader

What the heck is leadership? There are so many people who write about “being a great leader” and “having great leaders”, and “great

5 Employee appreciation ideas you wish you thought of before

employee appreciation ideas

Buying gifts for employees is often more difficult that figuring out what to buy your in-laws for birthdays or the holidays. So how do you

6 ways business owners can clone themselves (without actually doing it)


Every business owner who sets out to build a team really wants, not a team, but a CLONE. Cloning would effectively allow them to be in

How to build a top-notch team

Building a Top Notch Team

How to build a top-notch team  When we start to hire team members, we don't need any specific person--we just need help. So we hire someone

5 Ugly truths about running your own business

ugly truths about running your own business

Most business owners have on rose-tinted glasses when they first start out. There’s nothing wrong with that—it happens to all of us. We’ve

5 reasons why your small business needs a strong sales pipeline

sales pipeline

We all want to have a strong sales pipeline, right? Who wouldn't want to have a consistent flow of prospects interested in engaging their