We all know that happier workers are more productive. But did you know that for most people, money can't buy workplace happiness? Research shows that making employees happy is more than just paying them a good — or great — salary.
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One common dream of those who want to be their own boss is working from home. And it can give business professionals the flexibility so many only dream of. No longer are you gone from morning to evening five days or more a week. Instead, you get to... (Read More)
You may have heard that you should find a franchise that you can be passionate about. Something that you love and will have no problem putting your heart and soul into. But how many different options are there really? Some people may only think of... (Read More)
Think businesses that have primarily office workers don't have to worry about workplace safety? Think again! This list of workplace injuries demonstrates that accidents happen in all kinds of U.S. companies. Notice that a number of them apply to... (Read More)
You've made the choice to put your business up for sale. Now you face two more decisions: Selling your company as is or investing significant resources to spruce up the appearance and/or functionality of the enterprise.
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Are you paying enough attention to your competition? Whether a company is B2B or B2C, performing periodic audits on the competition can provide valuable information. Here are a few ways to gather business intelligence:
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When selling a business, how do you get the most value out of your investment? It's all about how attractive your business is to potential buyers and what they are willing to buy your company for. Here are some of the factors that can affect how... (Read More)
If you are thinking about starting your own business, have you decided on what kind of business model you are going to use? In short, a business model is a company's plan of how it is going to be successful and make money. There are many different... (Read More)
Many people who dream of being their own boss cite the opportunity to work from home as a big motivator. Did you know there are many franchise opportunities that allow you to do so?
When you are ready to take that step, one of the first things... (Read More)