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!

Employee engagement in a tight labor market

This is the third installment of our Tight Labor Market series, where we're going to tackle employee engagement and making sure your

The Four Point System Sales Plan Tool

There are all kinds of sales systems in the world that make all kinds of claims. Here is a very simple, very straight-forward method for

The Four Point System Sales Plan

How to Increase Your Sales Activity: A Daily Plan for Business Owners There are all kinds of sales systems in the world that make all kinds

Project Costing Tool

Learn how to better calculate project costs If your company writes proposals, you've probably struggled with pulling together the right

How to Budget and Manage Project Costs

Learn how to better calculate project costs If your company writes proposals, you've probably struggled with pulling together the right

Due Diligence Checklist

Tool for making business decisions Due Diligence refers to the necessary information a reasonable investor would require in order to make

Due Diligence Checklist: A business owner’s tool for decision making

Use this tool to help you evaluate & make business decisions Due Diligence refers to the necessary information a reasonable investor

How to get away from work when you’ve got a smartphone

When I go on vacation (as I did last week) I want to disconnect. Small business owners -- can you relate? I didn’t want to check my email,

Exercise helps people make more money

You can’t help but be inspired by the Olympics. There's something about seeing 16-year-olds swim faster than you can run that makes you look

Improve your business email skills

I hate email. In fact, I don’t know anyone who likes email. But we need business email. We really do. I don’t want want to go back to the