The Importance of Business Valuations

  Selling your small business is never a simple decision. Selling a business can be emotionally difficult, regardless of whether you want to retire, are having financial difficulties with business expenses, or simply no longer have a passion for the sector. Let’s simplify things by talking about the value of a third-party business valuation. When...

Choosing the Right Social Media for Your Business

The finest social media sites for companies, including Facebook and Instagram, have evolved into crucial tools in the arsenal of today’s marketer. Customers are using these platforms to interact with their favorite brands and discover new companies. However, most businesses – especially small ones with limited marketing resources – can’t be everywhere at once. Because...

“Quiet Hiring”: A New Method of Hiring

“Quiet Hiring” In today’s world, “Quiet hiring” is the new method of hiring for many employers. Companies like Google are trying to hire people who work in overdrive, despite the fact that some people want to be on record as working in cruise control. More specifically, Google employs “quiet hiring,” a covert recruiting approach. It...

Financing Options for Small Businesses

  Financing Options for Small Businesses: Small Business owners have numerous financing options available, from traditional installment loans to lines of credit to microloans. However, the requirements for capital vary based on the nature of the firm. There are several loan solutions accessible, depending on your needs, whether you’re completely new to the market, your...

What is Human and Organizational Performance? Human and organizational performance examines the coming together of systems and people. Where as people are highly variable, systems tend to be static and constant.  These characteristics are very important to overall success.  We want stability and predictability in our systems, but we need variability in the people who...

QuickBooks Tips for Beginners

QuickBooks is a complete accounting software suite used by countless business owners on a daily basis. It has a very simple user interface, excellent security, and more than enough accounting features for different types of small businesses. QuickBooks also has a good price point making it a popular choice in the business world. The Best...

How to Pitch Startup Investors Over Zoom

As most founders know, fundraising isn’t easy!  The process can be long, emotional, and can be extremely difficult.  To compound the problem, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the fundraising landscape literally overnight.  In today’s environment, the vast majority of pitching and fundraising happens over Zoom.  Founders are no longer asked to drive or fly up to...

How to Address a Messy Employee in the Workplace

When it comes to cleanliness, everyone has their own definition of what that means.  While some keep their homes spotless, others go weeks between cleanings and allow clutter to accumulate on tables, chairs, floors and just about every other nook and cranny. When a person’s space is shared with others those types of cleaning habits...

Mixer Hosts: 3 Keys to Success

Meeting fellow business professionals, developing business relationships, and socializing with like-minded people can all be accomplished at business mixers (also called networking events). Business mixers are excellent venues for establishing brand identity and spreading awareness of new products and services among company owners, executives, and employees. You can put your company on the map with...

Before You Hire a Family Member, Here’s What You Need to Know

In small businesses, especially those with very small staff, it’s common for entrepreneurs to hire relatives. Because of their familiarity with you and their capabilities, you already know them as “employee candidates.” It is important to understand the tax implications of bringing your spouse or children into your business. I would like to point out...

8 Common Business Bookkeeping and Accounting

Tell us if this doesn’t feel familiar…. Frequently, it feels as though everyone in their field of profession is berating you for doing something the “wrong way”. The “wrong way” – according to them. You’re “wrong” because you don’t utilize a specific type of accounting software, you’re “wrong” because you do your own bookkeeping, etc. Yet,...

Leadership and Courage: Overcoming Fears

Almost all executives are aware that leadership isn’t as glamorous as people think. Leaders are primarily responsible for making and executing tough decisions.  Making difficult decisions frequently entails risking the pain or disagreement of others, which can lead to conflict and discomfort. However, one of a leader’s most crucial traits is the confidence to address...