Small Business

How Data Analysis Boosts Productivity

If you want to increase productivity in your company, consider making changes based on big data. Data analysis reveals surprising insights about what does—and doesn’t—improve worker performance.

Jerks At Work

Is your workplace a jerkplace? Author and management consultant Ken Lloyd offers tips on dealing with office idiots.

Follow the Money

Small businesses may find it a challenge to secure financing the old fashioned way. Consider these alternatives to see if they make sense for your business.

Starbucks: A Model of Success

A new book offers a glimpse behind Starbucks’ massive success. Pour yourself a cup of inspired leadership, and maybe you can caffeinate your business.

Don’t Play Hard to Get

As a small business CEO, you manage hundreds of projects and details, and your marathon meeting schedule would probably kill a horse. Under those circumstances, it’s all too easy to lose touch with the people who matter the most: your employees and customers. Are you an accessible CEO? If not, have you considered what being hard to get …

Stop Micromanagement Madness

Do you have a micromanager in your midst? Take these corrective steps to put an end to the destructive management style. Your employees, and your bottom line, will love you for it.

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