Business Management

25 Strategic Time Management Tools for Entrepreneurs

Melinda Emerson and Elizabeth Larkin
What small business owner wouldn’t kill for an extra set of hands or more time? And yet for the 4 million small businesses that employ between one and four people, hiring help isn’t always an option. Here are five tips and the 25... Continue

Where to Turn When Severe Weather Hits

Kathy Simpson
If a severe weather event—such as a tornado, hurricane, flood or blizzard—damages or disrupts your business, time is money. You can’t afford to spend days or even hours getting your business back up and running. Business owners have... Continue

7-Step Guide to Taking Calculated Risks

Kathy Simpson
The economic downturn of 2008 and its aftermath – a difficult era for businesses of all sizes. Its effects are still fresh in the minds of many small business owners, causing them to hold back on financial decisions they fear they might... Continue

6 Customer Loyalty Tips for Your Small Business

Kelly Spors
Loyalty programs are seemingly everywhere these days. Visit any consumer business—whether it's a coffee shop, a clothing store or a florist—and there’s a good chance you’ll be asked to sign up for its rewards program. It could be... Continue