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Want to find out more about your customers? Give them a voice by doing a customer survey.
Surveys are a win-win for you and your customers. Learn how to get the most out of customer surveys.
What your business can learn from people watching
Sage Advice contributor Sharon Worsley shares why people watching may be the key ingredient to learning more about your ...
Why you should make the business case for corporate philanthropy
Doing good in the community often translates to doing well as a business. Companies are often already supporting their l...
A tip for entrepreneurs – Don’t mix personal and business finances
Nhlakanipho “Nhlaks” Zondi shares advice to entrepreneurs on why they shouldn't mix personal and business finances.
5 social media trends businesses should watch out for in 2018
Social media expert, Rebecca Coleman shares her predictions about what’s going to be hot in social media in 2018.
How to make mentorship a part of your business strategy
Business coach Sherrin Ross Ingram shares why business advisement is important and what to look for in a mentor.
Lost your passion for business? Here’s how to get it back
Sometimes in business, you’ll encounter a stumbling block and you begin to wonder, “Is this really what I should be doin...
Free time: how automation can unlock your company’s potential
Find out how advances in automation and artificial intelligence can be used to transform your business.
Your business is talking—but are you listening?
Here are a few tech advances that can help you listen to the voice of your business to better prepare for the future.
Three ways your small business can plan for tomorrow
Three ways your small business can plan for tomorrow and respond quickly and strategically to new challenges and opportu...
How to establish payment terms
If you’re wondering how to establish payment terms with a customer, there are a few key things to think about. People al...
Do you go with the (cash) flow?
Are you struggling to keep your business afloat in a demanding and competitive marketplace? It may be because you’re hav...
Top 5 payroll mistakes made by business owners
As a new business owner managing your business and payroll can be challenging. Avoid thorny payroll issues by avoiding t...
6 tips for managing risk to reap the rewards
Small business owners are always taking risks when trying to grow their business. Here are 6 tips to help small business...
6 costly invoice mistakes small business owners make when trying to get paid
The first step to getting money into your business and being paid accurately and on time is by creating and submitting a...
One secret to a thriving business: Invest in your relationships
Keith Ferrazzi, a global thought leader in relational and collaborative sciences, shares how to use relationship buildin...
Meditation: The secret weapon to surviving your first 90 days in business
They say the first year is the roughest year when starting a new business. Sage Mentor Sandy Abrams shares the secret we...
DevOps: The right strategy for startups
Staying nimble and meeting customers' changing needs requires close collaboration between development and IT operations,...
5 ways to speed up your accounts receivables
Are cash flow problems keeping you up at night? Here are 7 ways to speed up your accounts receivables
4 steps to fix your boring business plan
Entrepreneurial coach Joey Womack shares the dos and don’ts of writing a solid business plan.
How to address mental health issues in the workplace
To an employee with a mental health condition, balancing everyday work and life can be a struggle. 40 million Americans ...
My better half: How Mickey and Rich Swortzel grew software company New Eagle
Mickey and Rich Swortzel, CFO and President of software company New Eagle, on being partners in business and in life.
6 inexpensive perks that will motivate your employees
Making sure your employees are content, motivated and loyal is important. Employee perks and benefits are a great way to...