Featured #1

Employee Records: Which Ones to Save and for How Long

You don’t want to keep unnecessary employee records. Nor do you want to make a rash decision on whether to destroy records. Here are the laws you need to know.

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Featured #2

12 of the Best Financial-Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs

Typically, there are critical mistakes made by entrepreneurs. In essence, they’re so busy putting out fires, they leave their financial security in doubt. Yes, they need to put out their fires. However, they also need to budget time to focus on important functions of business:... [Read more...]

Featured #3

Tips to Prevent or, if Necessary, Eliminate Employee Toxicity

Here are 13 strategies. From time to time, nearly every boss has to cope with an employee’s negativity. That’s annoying enough, but you’ve got a nightmare if toxic attitudes spread among the rest of your workers. It might surprise you to learn you’re likely part... [Read more...]

Featured #4

HR: Is it Time to Rethink Your Marijuana-Testing Policy?

For HR departments, it was once-unthinkable: Deleting marijuana from the list of drugs in workplace drug-testing programs. Not only is it a public-safety issue in vehicle traffic, it’s a quandary for workplace safety. To circumvent lawmakers in state legislatures, a majority... [Read more...]

Featured #5

Best Practices with HR Records to Guard against Legal Risks

Surely, you’ve heard it all — document … document … document, and paper trail … paper trail … paper trail. Do it now because if you’re sued, you’ll have to be ready to arm your defense lawyers so you can immediately respond to legal issues in human resources. Regulators... [Read more...]

Featured #6

To Become Relevant, What GOP Majority Must Do For SMEs

Sept. 16, 2017- The U.S. economy is blossoming, despite the inept Congress. Why? To use another gardening metaphor, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) haven’t received their deserved nourishing fertilizer from public policy. With a few exceptions, members of... [Read more...]

Planning

Build a Strong Sales Foundation by Being Defense-Minded

Sports is a great lesson for sales growth — build a strong foundation by being defensive-minded. Protect your turf first. Here are five tips for sales domination in your hometown.

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Marketing / Sales

Best Practices to Get Positive Customer Reviews on Amazon

Amazon has become the e-commerce destination where prospective customers can discover and buy anything they want. Here are four best-practices to attract great reviews.

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Wall Street

Stock Market — 5 Reasons to Invest … in a Financial Planner

For a highly sophisticated approach, it makes sense to pay for investment advice – but not pay for investment advice if the advisor will only periodically rebalance your portfolio.

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Operations

10 Best Practices for an Online Employee Handbook

Companies that don’t convert their employee handbooks into electronic documents are missing noteworthy opportunities in human resources. Conversely, businesses that switch to a digital format accomplish at least five HR goals.

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Finance

12 of the Best Financial-Planning Tips for Entrepreneurs

Typically, there are critical mistakes made by entrepreneurs. In essence, they’re so busy putting out fires, they leave their financial security in doubt.

[Read more...]


Human Resources

Employee Records: Which Ones to Save and for How Long

You don’t want to keep unnecessary employee records. Nor do you want to make a rash decision on whether to destroy records. Here are the laws you need to know.

[Read more...]


Tech

Best Practices to Get Positive Customer Reviews on Amazon

Amazon has become the e-commerce destination where prospective customers can discover and buy anything they want. Here are four best-practices to attract great reviews.

[Read more...]


Public Policy

To Become Relevant, What GOP Majority Must Do For SMEs

The U.S. economy is blossoming, despite the inept Congress. Small and medium-sized enterprises haven’t received their deserved nourishing fertilizer. Here’s what the Republican majority must do or face consequences.

[Read more...]


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