MANAGEMENT

Managing and running a small business is hard! Get the tools, help and advice to make manage your business and your people easier. Browse through our collection of tools, articles, videos and more below!

How to measure business performance — use numbers and not your gut!

Numbers give me a headache. I don't want to stare at spreadsheets all day -- I get a good enough "gut" feel just from running my business.

5 things you are spending money on that are not (fully) tax deductible

My accountant says I made $300,000, but I don't see it in my bank account. Where did it go? Every year at tax time, business owners call me

My business is growing, but my bank account is shrinking! Here’s 4 reasons why.

Growing a businesses means you'll consume a lot of cash. No one told you that, did they? When your business grows from sales of $350,000

Small Business Key Performance Indicator Template

As business owner, it's hard to maintain our focus on the most important issues in our business. It's hard to set priorities. We need sales

Don’t let ‘great’ be the enemy of the ‘good’

“Life is pretty simple: You do some stuff. Most fails. Some works. You do more of what works. If it works big, others quickly copy it. Then

Step 3: Stop doing your employees' work!

This is Step 3 in our control freak recovery series. In this step we talk about how it's not the boss' job to clean up our employee's messes

Step 2: Why business owners need to 'let go' more

This is Step 2 in our control freak recovery series. This time we talk about what it looks like to loosen up our grips on controlling

Cube vs. Corner: How do the boss' work habits affect yours?

Sometimes it’s difficult to know how much you’re supposed to reflect the boss’s work habits. Especially in regards to working hours. After

Step 1: Admitting you have a need for being in control

If you've been following this control freak series you've either been hurt by control freaks, or you think you might be one. If you know

The truth about controlling boss behavior

This month is all about working through letting go some control so you can build a stronger business. In Part I of this series, we created a