Dealing with difficult employees

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The most important thing in dealing with diffcult employees is to keep all emotions in check and treat all employees the same. Do not yell at the employee or behave rudely, or talk about the employee to others. Separate his … Continued

Employees or contractors?

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4 ways to help determine which is right for your business Red Dot Advertising + Design in West Des Moines has a full-time team that handles most of its client projects, but there are times when the company turns to … Continued

News Briefs

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Nominations sought for Iowa Business Hall of Fame The Greater Des Moines Committee is accepting nominations for the 2017 Iowa Business Hall of Fame. Each year the Greater Des Moines Committee honors the achievements of Iowans who have made outstanding … Continued

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‘The Better Business Book: 100 People, 100 Stories, 100 Business Lessons To Live By (Volume 2)’ You probably have 100-plus business books on your shelf collecting dust. Some of them you’ve read, some of them you had hopes of reading, … Continued

Connect your customers

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Don’t give your customers a reason to say no. As time passes, more and more reasons become immediate deal-breakers. The very first was a sanitary storefront. A few generations later, it was air conditioning, then public bathrooms, and slowly but … Continued

Should my company have an email policy?

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As a business owner, you will decide from the get-go how formal you expect your employees’ correspondence with email to be and set that policy in writing. Many employees forget that business email should be limited to business correspondence. Forwarding … Continued

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