Empathy is becoming a buzzword for CEOs this year as a trait to have and to build within their organizations. Surveys and reports point up its importance as a “humanizing” tool that improves employees’ and companies’ performance and sets the right overall tone. A workplace empathy study by Businessolver found that 87 percent of CEOs
Small businesses on the rise typically face a few pivotal points as they grow—not the least of which is deciding to turn their accounting over to a professional. It’s an investment many can’t afford not to make, as more (and more complicated) transactions, vendors, and expenses often require accounting expertise the average business owner doesn’t
The value of well-trained employees to a small business is priceless. However, when severe economic times bear down on us, employee training budget is usually the first to be cut. Cutting your small business’s training budget often makes sense at the time; however, it will prove to be a costly mistake in the long run.
You probably know the anecdote about President Harry S. Truman, whose desk bore a sign with these words: The buck stops here. What he meant, of course, was that he and he alone was ultimately responsible for everything going on in his White House; beyond him, there was no one else to be held accountable.
If you are self-employed or the owner of a business, you should seriously consider getting a business credit card and use it exclusively for your business-related purchases. Picking the right card can save you time and money – let’s see why. Taxes: Your business expenses are tax-deductible. The easiest way to keep track of these
Small businesses have always played a vital role in economic growth because they are known for creating more jobs than their larger counterparts as SBA reports. But even though small businesses have seen an immense growth due to the introduction of the internet, it is quite difficult to properly market themselves. A report by the