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  • new21 Expert Tips to Take Your Business to the Next Level

    21 Expert Tips to Take Your Business to the Next Level

    Do you feel like your business is stuck in a rut? Experts from the nation’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) share winning strategies and tactics that can reenergize your company and help it grow.The post 21 Expert Tips to Take Your Busi…
    - 12 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 4:56pm -
  • A Comprehensive Guide to Due Diligence Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions

    A Comprehensive Guide to Due Diligence Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions

    Learn about the most significant legal and business due diligence activities the buyer will undertake in a typical M&A transaction involving a privately held company.The post A Comprehensive Guide to Due Diligence Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Mar 19, 10:58pm -
  • How to Start a Second Business (While Still Running Your First)

    How to Start a Second Business (While Still Running Your First)

    Only an entrepreneur would be crazy enough to start a second business while already running a company. Learn how to maximize the success of the new business while sustaining your original one.The post How to Start a Second Business (While Still Runn…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Mar 19, 11:00am -
  • Are Your Employee Hiring Practices Putting Your Business at Risk?

    Are Your Employee Hiring Practices Putting Your Business at Risk?

    You could be putting your business at risk if you're unintentionally discriminating during the hiring process. Here's what you need to know.The post Are Your Employee Hiring Practices Putting Your Business at Risk? appeared first on AllBusiness.com…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Mar 19, 10:30am -
  • 8 Offbeat Marketing Ideas That Work

    8 Offbeat Marketing Ideas That Work

    Real entrepreneurs share creative strategies they’ve used to market their businesses to customers.The post 8 Offbeat Marketing Ideas That Work appeared first on AllBusiness.comThe post 8 Offbeat Marketing Ideas That Work appeared first on AllBusi…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 8:57am -
  • This Common Time-Waster Keeps Many Small Businesses From Growing

    This Common Time-Waster Keeps Many Small Businesses From Growing

    One of the best aspects of being a small business owner is the opportunity to wear many different hats—but there’s one hat you probably shouldn’t be wearing: bookkeeper.The post This Common Time-Waster Keeps Many Small Businesses From Growing…
    - 7 days ago, 13 Mar 19, 8:51am -
  • 4 Surprisingly Adorable Sales Lessons We Can Learn From Toddlers

    4 Surprisingly Adorable Sales Lessons We Can Learn From Toddlers

    Toddlers are known for being noisy, messy, adventurous, and boisterous—but did you know they can also teach us a thing or two about being better salespeople?The post 4 Surprisingly Adorable Sales Lessons We Can Learn From Toddlers appeared first o…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 8:45am -
  • 5 Legal Issues That Could Sink Your Business

    5 Legal Issues That Could Sink Your Business

    Owning your own company provides many opportunities but it also comes with a number of risks, including making sure you are carefully following the law in every area of your business.The post 5 Legal Issues That Could Sink Your Business appeared fir…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 8:24am -
  • 6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Waste Time on a Startup Business Plan

    6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Waste Time on a Startup Business Plan

    Most business experts will tell you that you need a detailed business plan when you start a business, but here are six reasons why you don’t.The post 6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Waste Time on a Startup Business Plan appeared first on AllBusiness…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 8:02am -
  • 15 Expert Tips for Startups Seeking Angel or Seed Financing

    15 Expert Tips for Startups Seeking Angel or Seed Financing

    Real early stage investors share expert advice on how startup entrepreneurs can obtain the financing needed to get off the ground.The post 15 Expert Tips for Startups Seeking Angel or Seed Financing appeared first on AllBusiness.comThe post 15 Expe…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Mar 19, 8:55am -

Damsels in Success

Financial Times: Business Books

For Impact Daily Nuggets

  • Sample Visit Schedule

    Sample Visit Schedule

    “How should I structure my time?” Once an executive or senior development officer makes a commitment to sales this is the question that’s often asked. Recently, we interviewed For Impact alumni and past clients who have demonstrated great succe…
    - 28 Nov 18, 4:37pm -
  • Focus, Batching and Flow

    Focus, Batching and Flow

    FOCUS. “Effective executives do not splinter themselves. They concentrate on one task if at all possible.” – Peter Drucker from What Makes an Effective Executive To be effective at fundraising — to generate RESULTS — you do not need a l…
    - 26 Jun 18, 6:02pm -
  • EAP: Everything’s a Project

    EAP: Everything’s a Project

    From the archives – This is a piece our founder, Tom Suddes, wrote in 2010. I’ve found myself using the EAP framework a lot these past few weeks. Thought it would be a great time to share with our readership. Here’s a very simple way to get st…
    - 29 Mar 18, 5:57pm -
  • The Roger Bannister Effect

    The Roger Bannister Effect

    Through the first half of the twentieth century, experts thought it was impossible for a human to run a mile in under four minutes. Then, on a rainy day, in 1954, a skinny medical student from Oxford named Roger Bannister became the first person to r…
    - 6 Mar 18, 4:22pm -

Harvard Business Review

SBA: Small Business Matters

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Sprout Geek

  • How to Hire a Bartender for Your Restaurant or Bar?

    How to Hire a Bartender for Your Restaurant or Bar?

    The bartender you hire can bring success to your restaurant or bar. He or she also has the power to drive your business to the ground. Hiring the right bartender is very important. Yet it is not easy. In this guide, you are going to learn everything…
    - 8 May 15, 11:22am -
  • Rabbit Farming Terminologies: The Complete List for Farmers

    Rabbit Farming Terminologies: The Complete List for Farmers

    Rabbit farming terminologies is difficult for any newcomer to the industry to understand. Are you a newcomer? Don’t worry and continue scrolling. You will find a list of rabbit-related jargons that you will come across while running your rabbit far…
    - 24 Apr 15, 2:11am -
  • Accounts Receivable Financing: The Essential Guide

    Accounts Receivable Financing: The Essential Guide

    Do you want to apply for accounts receivable financing? Continue reading, and learn everything you need to know about it. Accounts receivable financing is for businesses with customers on credit terms. You can leverage it to grow your business, or to…
    - 19 Apr 15, 8:34am -
  • Restaurant Menu Makers: The Complete List for Restaurateurs

    Restaurant Menu Makers: The Complete List for Restaurateurs

    Hiring a menu designer is expensive. Want to save some money by using a restaurant menu maker instead? A menu forms the first impression of a restaurant together with the shopfront and interior. Thus, restaurant owners must not take it lightly. Other…
    - 3 Jan 15, 4:51am -
  • Restaurant Equipment Leasing: The Complete Guide for Restaurateurs

    Restaurant Equipment Leasing: The Complete Guide for Restaurateurs

    Want to make a well-informed decision on whether to take up a restaurant equipment lease? You have a growing restaurant, and you need additional equipment to support the growth. Everything seems fine now, but what if the economy turns sour and people…
    - 29 Dec 14, 1:33pm -
  • Restaurant Target Markets: The Essential List for Restaurants

    Restaurant Target Markets: The Essential List for Restaurants

    Starting a new restaurant is risky. Despite that, some restaurant owners are still able to pull it off. Do you know what makes a restaurant stands a better chance of succeeding? What factors set it apart from others? The answer is to have a good gras…
    - 22 Dec 14, 8:03am -
  • How to Improve Indoor Air Quality for Your Office?

    How to Improve Indoor Air Quality for Your Office?

    Are employees complaining about the air quality in your office? Are your team members getting runny nose while working? Are you starting to hear frequent sneezes around the office? Take prompt actions if you noticed the scenarios above happening in y…
    - 11 Dec 14, 11:46am -
  • Find the Right Online Accounting Software for Your Growing Business

    Find the Right Online Accounting Software for Your Growing Business

    Searching for the right online accounting software using a search engine like Google is incredibly frustrating. These software provides similar features. In fact, they are so similar that even after sacrificing hours of research, you will not be able…
    - 26 May 14, 12:57pm -
  • How to Hire an Accountant for Your Business?

    How to Hire an Accountant for Your Business?

    Accountants arm business owners, especially those who have zero background in accounting and finance, with the knowhow to navigate around taxes, bookkeeping, cash flow, payroll, financial risks as well as other money-related issues. Start looking for…
    - 25 Apr 14, 9:08am -
  • How to Handle An Angry Customer on the Phone?

    How to Handle An Angry Customer on the Phone?

    Every business receives customer complaints. Some of them may come through the phone. You cannot avoid handling these calls. You need to learn how to deal with them, and then educating your team with the knowledge and experience. Customers may be in…
    - 25 Nov 13, 6:40am -

strategy+business: Business Literature

  • The wisdom of The Old Wives' Tale

    The wisdom of The Old Wives' Tale

    The British writer Arnold Bennett's 1908 novel, The Old Wives' Tale, isn't just a classic of literature; it contains valuable insights into the roles of women in the Victorian business world.
    - 13 days ago, 7 Mar 19, 1:00am -
  • Finding your company's cultural sweet spot

    Finding your company's cultural sweet spot

    Ever wonder why conjuring up a "burning platform" galvanizes workers instead of sending them scurrying for the exit doors? It's the same reason that test subjects who eat fiery chili peppers together report a higher sense of bonding, and work better…
    - 19 days ago, 1 Mar 19, 1:00am -
  • Can Capitalism Be Fixed?

    Can Capitalism Be Fixed?

    In his new book, The Future of Capitalism, Oxford economics professor Paul Collier offers a set of prescriptions to restore what he calls the lost ethical foundations of modern capitalism.
    - 33 days ago, 15 Feb 19, 1:00am -
  • Finance, Disaster, and You

    Finance, Disaster, and You

    The Financier, an often-overlooked 1912 novel by the iconic American writer Theodore Dreiser, isn't just a page-turning morality tale about early American capitalism. It offers contemporary businesspeople valuable insights on hubris, risk, adversity…
    - 37 days ago, 11 Feb 19, 1:00am -
  • The Short Life of Enlightened Leadership (and How to Extend It)

    The Short Life of Enlightened Leadership (and How to Extend It)

    Idealistic values and socially admirable practices in business are often effective, but generally short-lived. They rarely survive through more than two successions of company leadership. To break this cycle and leave a legacy of an enlightened com…
    - 37 days ago, 11 Feb 19, 1:00am -
  • Will Manufacturers Rule the Global Economy Once More?

    Will Manufacturers Rule the Global Economy Once More?

    Tuck School of Business professor Richard D'Aveni proposes a technology-driven vision of manufacturing dominance.
    - 47 days ago, 1 Feb 19, 1:00am -
  • Muddling Through

    Muddling Through

    In his new book, The Messy Middle, tech entrepreneur and investor Scott Belsky offers guidance to leaders on how they can survive the long slog between a startup and an exit.
    - 62 days ago, 17 Jan 19, 1:00am -
  • Yes, Henry David Thoreau Was an Industrial Innovator

    Yes, Henry David Thoreau Was an Industrial Innovator

    Henry David Thoreau is best remembered for his musings on living off the grid in the book Walden. But he was also an innovative businessman, spending chunks of his life working at his family's pencil company and making significant improvements in it…
    - 65 days ago, 14 Jan 19, 1:00am -
  • Ken Iverson's Plain Talk

    Ken Iverson's Plain Talk

    The management philosophy of the CEO who disrupted Big Steel is as relevant today as it was 20 years ago.
    - 72 days ago, 7 Jan 19, 1:00am -
  • Leaders Should Focus on Human Dignity at Work

    Leaders Should Focus on Human Dignity at Work

    Conflict resolution expert Donna Hicks explores the poorly understood and underutilized power of dignity.
    - 28 Nov 18, 1:00am -

Talk Business Magazine

  • newDon’t waste time when running your business
    Running a business is complex. You likely know this. It might seem simply to begin with, but then, lo and behold, small issues will begin cropping up their head up, slowly draining your time further and further. This means that careful scheduling and…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 1:24pm -
  • newHow to assess the emotional health of your workforce
    No matter what your area of work, you can probably recall suffering distressing events which have disrupted your mental resilience and threatened to curb your usual workplace productivity. Such events include contending with illness, divorce, addicti…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 1:04pm -
  • newHow to run your own mastermind group
    Are you the kind of person that benefits from the assistance of others when it comes to achieving your goals and reaching your targets? Or do you prefer to accomplish things on your own? Many people agree that having committed partners with them on t…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 12:16pm -
  • newImperial – Majestic name, opposite principles
    Who did not dream, working in business, always have the best choice partners? The best players in the industry. And that’s fine. After all, it depends on whether you can expect payment on time, contract execution in all its clauses, and your busine…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 11:47am -
  • newHoliday destinations to escape the business grind
    There are times when you need to escape the day to day, relax, and unwind. This is especially true given that stress has been cited as a cause of serious ill health. If you’re a business owner or busy executive you are no stranger to experiencing p…
    - 17 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 11:32am -
  • newAn overview of travelling for business in Canada
    Any foreign national who visits another country to take part in international business activities is often considered a business visitor. However, they should not enter the labor market in Canada. In the true face of things, you wouldn’t participat…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 11:02am -
  • newHow to run a successful events business
    Many of those with a keen interest in the entertainment industry have dreams of running a successful events business, and while you don’t necessarily need an academic qualification to prove your skills as an event organiser, it will take a great de…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 10:37am -
  • newHow to put a succession plan together
    All businesses need to have a succession plan in place, irrespective of whether you are aiming to sell your business in the near future or not. Identifying and training individuals to take key positions within the firm can take a considerable amount…
    - 19 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 10:07am -
  • new4 tips for finding a better home broadband deal
    Unfortunately, broadband never comes cheaply. To make matters worse, the sheer number of different providers, download speeds and usage limits can make it incredibly difficult to find the best home broadband for your needs. Unless you’re particular…
    - 20 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 8:31am -
  • newYour perfect ventures for the business in the online market
    Internet marketing is a very profitable area in which people are already making money. This article will give tips that you can immediately apply to your online business. The component of any successful online business is email marketing. If you do n…
    - 21 hours ago, 19 Mar 19, 7:41am -

The Fast Track

  • How to Incorporate Email And Text Messages Into Quick Base

    How to Incorporate Email And Text Messages Into Quick Base

    Around 300 billion emails and 20 billion texts are sent around the world each day. Within these messages lies a massive amount of data businesses can leverage in the workplace. But, how to harness...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 2 Jul 18, 9:35am -
  • EMPOWER2018 Resources to Help You Do What Matters

    EMPOWER2018 Resources to Help You Do What Matters

    The theme of this year’s EMPOWER2018 conference was Do What Matters. From the moment I stepped into the crisp air conditioning of the JW Marriott hotel to escape from the Texas heat that first day,...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 20 Jun 18, 12:32pm -
  • How CTC Transportation Insurance Services Drives Productivity, Profitability, and Progress with Quick Base

    How CTC Transportation Insurance Services Drives Productivity, Profitability, and Progress with Quick Base

    CTC Transportation Insurance Services (CTC) is one of the largest and fastest growing insurance companies in the nation. Quick Base has been a key facilitator of its accelerated trajectory since...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 18 Jun 18, 11:43am -
  • June 2018 Release Notes

    June 2018 Release Notes

    The Quick Base June release delivers on our commitment to enterprise security and governance, with new controls that help you comply with your organization’s security standards and corporate...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 14 Jun 18, 10:06am -
  • EMPOWER2018 Event Recap

    EMPOWER2018 Event Recap

    Every year, we do so much each day that it feels like EMPOWER flies by.  But we’re never short on awesome memories! We couldn’t have had such a successful event without all of our inspiring...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 7 Jun 18, 8:33am -
  • EMPOWER2018 Wednesday Recap

    EMPOWER2018 Wednesday Recap

    What an exciting Day 2 of #QBEMPOWER18! Check out the highlights: Women’s Leadership Breakfast We started the day bright and early with our first-ever Quick Base Women’s Leadership Breakfast, led by...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Tra…
    - 6 Jun 18, 2:00pm -
  • EMPOWER2018 Tuesday Recap

    EMPOWER2018 Tuesday Recap

    Day 1 is coming to a close, and if it’s any indication for what’s to come, we can’t wait for Day 2! Here are today’s highlights from #QBEMPOWER18:   Morning Keynote with Greg Verdino Greg...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 5 Jun 18, 4:00pm -
  • How Far Can You Push the Envelope on Workflow Automation?

    How Far Can You Push the Envelope on Workflow Automation?

    Automating workflows is at the heart of solving problems with app building platforms like Quick Base. Business professionals have been pushing the envelope on creating complex business logic that...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Tra…
    - 5 Jun 18, 5:00am -
  • EMPOWER2018 Monday Recap

    EMPOWER2018 Monday Recap

    EMPOWER2018 is officially here, and what a fabulous pre-conference day we’ve had.  The competition was fierce in today’s App-a-thon, and dozens of Quick Base customers came together for a live...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 4 Jun 18, 7:50pm -
  • The Ultimate Guide to Attending EMPOWER2018

    The Ultimate Guide to Attending EMPOWER2018

    As a Quick Base user, there’s nothing better to get you hyped up and ready to tackle your next project – and ultimately do what matters most in your job – than attending EMPOWER2018. If you’re...Get the whole story and more on The Fast Track
    - 31 May 18, 10:00am -

The Startup Toolkit Blog

  • Calendar time vs clock time (AKA why “should I quit my job?” is a bad question)

    Calendar time vs clock time (AKA why “should I quit my job?” is a bad question)

    You’re talented, driven, and trying to decide whether or not to quit your job to start a business. This seems like a good and important question with which to wrestle. But it’s not, because it’s phrased in a way which contains a massive and mis…
    - 21 Aug 18, 4:38am -
  • Good hours

    Good hours

    Something that stood out in Daily Rituals is how many of its creatives had a strong tendency toward using certain hours of the day. For myself, I can focus up until about lunchtime, and then any deep work goes out the window. So if I fritter away my…
    - 6 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • Unconditionals

    Unconditionals

    What’s the bit of your business you’d never give up? The reason you started it in the first place? The impact, the vision, the lifestyle, the invention, the team, or whatever else. That’s your unconditional. When you hit a wall and need to chan…
    - 15 May 17, 6:59am -
  • High stakes learning

    High stakes learning

    I recently took a sailing course with 5 other people and they all came out of it worthless, whereas I learned to sail. We all had the same teacher and experiences. Why the different outcomes? Talking to them, each had an excuse as to why the course d…
    - 3 Feb 17, 4:00am -
  • The business part of social & lifestyle businesses

    The business part of social & lifestyle businesses

    I’m sitting in an island hut in paradise, Thailand, listening to the owner yell at his staff (bamboo walls don’t block sound) that he needs to make more money or he’s going to have to close it all down and everyone loses their job. This is part…
    - 1 Feb 17, 5:00am -
  • Losing while being right, winning while being wrong

    Losing while being right, winning while being wrong

    The fact that you won at russian roulette doesn’t mean playing it was a good decision. On the flip side, you can lose a hand of poker and still know you made the right call. In other words, wild success does not justify idiotic behaviour and failur…
    - 30 Jan 17, 4:00am -
  • Accidental charlatans

    Accidental charlatans

    A bug fell into my beer just now. I fished it out and moved on. But I’m sure from his perspective, that was the formative experience of his (or her, I didn’t check) life. He’ll return to his bug tribe as some sort of local celebrity. One of the…
    - 27 Jan 17, 6:00am -
  • Please stop doing custdev about stuff you could have googled

    Please stop doing custdev about stuff you could have googled

    A founder wants to make better music education app. With so many potential instruments to teach, the founder decides to start with just one (this is right) and then decides to talk to customers to figure out exactly which to pick first (this is wrong…
    - 25 Jan 17, 6:00am -
  • Non-traditional exits: taking money off the table, startup-to-startup mergers, business processes, equity swapping

    Non-traditional exits: taking money off the table, startup-to-startup mergers, business processes, equity swapping

    Startup success isn’t quite as binary as it first seems. Beyond the standard acquisitions, plus the classic option of earning profits to pay dividends, you’ve got a couple other ways to get paid. As the business matures, founders are permitted (…
    - 23 Jan 17, 6:00am -
  • Half-built houses and doing something people don’t get

    Half-built houses and doing something people don’t get

    Some years ago, throughout the poorer parts of Grand Bahama, inland from the beaches and resorts, you’d pass scraggly plots of land featuring sad-looking, half-collapsed houses, all a jumble of bare cinderblock and rebar. At least, that’s what it…
    - 20 Jan 17, 6:00am -
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