10 Leading Principles for Your Supply Chain Success

Explosives disruptions from weather, commodity shortages, price volatility, and shifts in buying behavior are examples in the challenges of supply chains in the pursuit of profit. Here’s what to do.

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Employer Tips: How to Deal with a Visit from ICE

A visit from ICE – the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement – is a cause for concern. Your response sets the stage for communication, either effectively defending your company or possible negotiations and a settlement with ICE.

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Management / HR: Avoid Typical Summertime Hazards

Are you ready for the summer’s emblematic malaise in human resources? That would be the lazy, hazy days of employee attitudes and employment-law risks.

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Management – How to Improve Accountability in Your Company

If business and tepid growth have affected your outlook, take a look at your human resources and consider a couple of questions. If you don’t like your answer, here are eight solutions.

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Strategies to Prepare Your Franchisees for Strong Growth

Customer service and marketing skills are at the core of every sustainable business. Unsuccessful franchisors fail because they don’t adequately monitor and train their franchisees’ workers in customer service and marketing.

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Best Strategies to Use Online Key Performance Indicators

For strong growth, here’s how to pick the right key performance indicators: The most-valuable ones for your sector and business, and here’s how to manage them effectively.

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HR: Say the Right Things in Difficult Situations with Employees

Careful planning is necessary before you give an employee an appraisal or in advance of terminating the person. Here are 10 tips.

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Highly Vulnerable to Hacking, Here’s What Law Firms Can Do

U.S. officials say Chinese hacking of law firms is more prevalent than you might think. Why? Hackers stand to gain millions of dollars. Here’s an infographic on what law firms should do to prevent hacking.

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Rules to Successfully Bring Your Kids into the Family Business

Naturally, in bringing your kids into your family business, the key to long-term success is to do it the smart way. Here’s how.

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Save Time and Money by Outsourcing 4 Business Processes

In business process-management, small businesses with tight budgets have to resort to outsourcing for successful completion of projects. Small businesspeople must capitalize on money matters and save in time management — all while overcoming staffing shortfalls for strong results.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.