Creating an operating plan

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4 answers to questions about this vital business document for your small business Nan Earll records her baked goods and candy store’s income and expenses two to three times a week. While she doesn’t have a strict budget, Earll knows which products do well, … Continued

LinkedIn doesn’t care about cool

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It is for furthering one’s career and discovering potential employers. If you are privy to the sways of pop culture and technology, you are probably aware of how uncool LinkedIn is. Don’t buy into that. Yes, LinkedIn isn’t “cool,” but when it comes … Continued

Does your business have a tattoo policy?

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Tattoos and body piercings in the workplace have been debated for years. The debate oftentimes centers around whether they should be allowed, whether they should be visible and whether they should even be a factor in employment. It’s a question human resource experts and business … Continued

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‘The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life’ Although the media track him constantly, Buffett himself has never told his full life story. His reality is private, especially by celebrity standards. Indeed, while the homespun persona that the public sees is true as far … Continued

Constant complaining can poison a workplace

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Most everyone has come into contact with a complainer or a whiner. You likely know a person who has something negative to say about almost everything. It’s even worse when it’s a day-in and day-out occurrence at work. Complaints can poison a workplace, decrease morale … Continued

Creating an operating plan

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4 answers to questions about this vital business document for your small business Most experts agree that a budget, specifically an operating budget, is a critical component to being in business. “If you’re a new business getting ready to start, you want to have a budget … Continued