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This article acknowledges and discusses how running a family business can be difficult at times. From balancing a family work-life balance to communication issues, this industry can be very challenging. However, by following tips such as actively managing family dynamics, hiring externally when necessary, establishing...

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Success leaves clues. Zapier is a software company founded in 2011 by Wade Foster, Bryan Helmig, and Mike Knoop. Zapier provides a service that helps end-users automate the integration of online applications that they use. Let's take a look at a behind-the-scenes software integration company that has...

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Here are five things that happened this past month that affect your small business. 1) President Biden announced tax credits for COVID-19 vaccination paid time off. The President announced on April 21st "tax credits for certain businesses that pay employees who take time off to get COVID-19...

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After the unprecedented year we’ve just experienced, the last thing you need is to have your accounting data compromised or stolen. It would be impossible to reconstruct your QuickBooks file from scratch, and you can’t afford to have a hacker steal any of your funds. There...

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As U.S. businesses continue to recover from COVID-19’s economic devastation, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is expanding loan opportunities. The agency announced that beginning the week of April 6th, nonprofits and small businesses will be able to borrow up to $500,000 for up to...

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This article discusses the business strategy of time clock rounding in order to ease payroll calculation and prevent employee time theft. With many employees still working from home, these practices are important to review frequently. Legally, if you participate in rounding, there are three approved...

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This article discusses how the coronavirus pandemic has shifted the way many industries are conducted on a day-to-day basis. Specifically, teleworking has become the new norm, and it is important to have proper procedures in place in order to promote efficiency for your business. A...

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This article discusses the definition of work management and how it differs from project management. Specifically, work management “is the oversight and supervision of all individual and team tasks and task lists within one project or across a company’s operations.” The concept of work management...

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This article discusses and outlines seven different technology trends to watch within the small business industry. Specifically, these trends are designed to improve software, automation, and machinery functionality. Artificial intelligence-powered chatbots and CRM, streamlining HR work, 5G, and voice-activated payments are all expected to have...

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