BEST PRACTICES

This is our collection of best practices for every part of running your small business. Browse through our articles, videos, tools & templates and more below!

Is it time for your business physical?

It's August. That time when the northern hemisphere takes a breath and slows down, if just a bit, and enjoys some sun and fun. That

Is your sales approach from the 20th century?

No lie, the Swiss Miss girl showed up at my front door the other day. She had braids, the accent, that innocent look on her face – I mean,

Best of July: Top small business reads of the month

It's almost August (scary, I know), so we rallied up our top five small business articles on EnMast in July. If you missed some of the

4 Ways to improve your executive presence

All of us have had these things happen at one time or another: A zipper that is down. Mustard on your cheek. A label sticking out of your

Why sales is no longer the "big man on campus"

When I first entered the workforce (back in the eighties) sales people ruled the roost. They swaggered around the office like they were

Setting your own ‘business owner hours’

As business owners, we have a lot to get done! But it's hard to be productive amid the constant interruptions during the day, like employee

Setting your own ‘business owner hours’

As business owners, we have a lot to get done! But it's hard to be productive amid the constant interruptions during the day, like employee

HOT in June: Top posts at EnMast this month

This month Devan talked about dress code at the office that sparked a whole stir of conversation. Brad demonstrated how to improve traffic

Blackhawks won! Now get back to work

Chicago went nuts last night after the Hawks won the Stanley -- people flooded the streets, horns honking, people yelling, fireworks going

Why every business owner needs a community

If you are a church-goer, you may wonder like I do how the preacher always seems to cover exactly what I am experiencing that particular