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5 Ways to Save Time by Automating Your Small Business

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It's easy to become time strapped when you run a small business. If you're doing things manually, here are 5 areas where automation could save time.
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Review These 4 Areas to Assess Your Small Business’ Health

To get the information you need to make business decisions and plan for future growth, keep track of these four key areas of your small business.
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The 4 Facets of Employee Retention

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Great employees are a cornerstone of any successful business, but the benefits of good employees can be amplified for smaller business operations.

In the Trenches: Insights from Doing Someone Else’s Job

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It's remarkable how much you can learn by doing someone else's job for a few days. I did just that at Cranky Concierge recently...
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In the Trenches: When a Long-Time Part of the Team Leaves

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Transition is a part of business. Learn how one small business handled a long-term employee leaving and how an employee transition plan helped.
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Do These 8 Things to Be a Better Boss

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Studies consistently show that the most stressful part of workers' jobs is their boss. Here are eight things you can do to be a better boss.
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In the Trenches: Managing Volume With Cross Training

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Learn how one small business applies a team concept so that everyone is cross-trained and the business could use its employees as demand dictates.
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How to Increase Sales by Coaching Your Staff

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A retail business is only as good as its staff. The good news is it's possible to increase the productivity of your staff with proper coaching.