How to Keep Your Small Biz Running Without You in 5 Steps

Allie Johnson

If you're a hands-on small business owner, it's crucial to plan for a day when a crisis — a sudden illness, family emergency, or travel disaster — keeps you away from the office. Smart business owners get business insurance to help protect against common risks like natural... Continue

Business Management

How to Give Yourself a Performance Review in 10 Steps

Felicia Sullivan

Remember that time of the year when you sat in your manager's office and they proceeded to go through the highlights reel for that year — the good, the bad, and the areas that could use a little improvement? Although many employees dread the annual performance review, it gave... Continue


Managing Employees

Managing Risk


When you first started your small business, you were probably overjoyed when you landed your first customer. You were grateful for the work, and their belief in you validated the reason you became your own boss. Then you got your first bad client... Continue