A ‘crash’ course in sales

I started my career as an engineer and grew into a general manager before going out on my own. So I didn't have a track record of sales

Best employee on-boarding practices for small businesses

Starting a new job is not easy for an employee, but it’s also a challenge for the employer. On the employee side, it’s intimidating and

How Google+ can help your business

The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City is a non-profit you should know about. They provide help and support to keep businesses growing

Why is it so hard to find good candidates with everyone talking about how high unemployment is?

We are talking to a lot of business owners right now who say they are advertising for open jobs and aren't getting very many candidates --

The link between your financial strategy and marketing strategy

  Does your company have an effective marketing strategy? Successful business owners have financial strategies that guide their

Small Business Hiring Tips and Best Practice Videos

Having a tough time hiring? You're not alone. It's one of the hardest parts of running a small business. Often times we don't have an HR

The 60-Minute Talent Mistake

In the earliest days of Life Meets Work, my clients tended to be smaller companies who were just starting to introduce flexible work.  As I

Focus on the parts of your business that won't change

At the Entrepreneurs Unplugged event (sold out!) last week Talia Mashiach, CEO & Founder of Eved,  Jason Fried, Founder & President

From ‘To-Do’ to ‘Done’

When I was a child, my father used to walk into my room and say, “Bridget, there is a very curious order in here.” I never really knew what

Why You Need a Budget & How to Build a Budget for Your Small Business

A budget is one of the most important tools for your business. Brad Farris, Small Business Advisor and Managing Editor here at EnMast, talks