A study submitted to the 2008 International Conference on Information Systems found a strong relationship between group cohesion and productivity.
Stress can have serious impact on your physical and emotional health -- but it can also have a significant effect on the financial health of your business.
Despite the preponderance of abbreviated words in a world of texting and tweeting, for businesses it's still important to maintain correct grammar and spelling
Social media can be a double-edged sword for businesses. Intelligently it can help you engage with customers on a level that other marketing tactics can't match
Millions of businesses pop up across the U.S. each year. But starting a new business is expensive and beyond the financial means of many. How do innovative entrepreneurs get the money to fund their dreams? Surprisingly, friends and family are the main funding source for 38 percent of new businesses. If you’re worried by the thought [...]
Marketing strategies, new equipment, and educational courses seem like practical purchases for a new business. But do you really need them? When you’re on a shoestring budget, extra expenses can drive your startup into the ground. Here are five costly mistakes new small businesses make, with expert tips on how you should spend your money [...]
Small businesses are no longer chained to their front counters to process customer transactions. While big, bulky terminals are still common, mobile credit-card readers that attach to smartphones and tablets are increasingly replacing old-school terminals on store countertops. It’s changing the look and experience of point-of-sale (POS) transactions and making it possible for businesses on [...]
Kelli Ellis, an interior designer turned TV celebrity, is an expert in design psychology. She wrote the book Do I Look Skinny in This House? after years of consulting with clients. She was nominated as Remarkable Woman of the Year by the National Association of Women Business Owners in 2010 and has received numerous awards for being [...]