Five simple tweaks to becoming a more successful manager

Erika Boissiere •
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When you’re promoted to a management position, it’s a sign that you’re advancing in your company. You’ve done something right, and now you’ve been rewarded with greater responsibilities—responsibilities that include managing others. That’s a good thing, right? Probably. But what happens if you discover that management isn’t what you thought it would be? It probably


Tips for preventing business fraud

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If you weren’t able to attend our 2018 Business Breakfast Series session on fraud prevention, read below for some tips to avoiding fraudulent situations. Whether you’re a small business owner or part of a larger corporation, fraud is a serious concern to be aware of and to assess and minimize in the workplace. While we can’t


A $35 million tech company is giving employees the freedom to choose their hours, where they work, and the meetings they attend — and it’s a millennial’s dream perk

Melia Robinson •
Business Insider
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Callum Negus-Fancey, a 28-year-old British entrepreneur, started his company in the basement of his parents’ West London flat. Founded in 2013, Verve is a software platform that lets brands recruit fans to sell tickets to their events, in exchange for rewards like free entry and VIP badges. Today, Verve has raised $35 million in venture


Do employee-owned companies make for happier workers?

Jen Hubley Luckwaldt •
The Simple Dollar
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Your boss would love for you to feel like you have a stake in the company. After all, loyal employees put in longer hours, produce better work, and stick around for more years than those whose feelings about the organization can be summed up with a resounding, “Meh.” There’s just one problem: With job security a thing of


How to grow your business with freelancer-led content initiatives

Carey Wodehouse •
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Good content can be like a swiss army knife for growing businesses—especially when it comes to supporting your marketing, sales and SEO tactics. An archive of high-quality, targeted content can be one of the most important tools in your arsenal as you take on initiatives, such as Improving SEO Driving conversions Lead generation and nurturing