Posts belonging to Category Culture

Online companies help you show appreciation to employees

Affordable online solutions enable small business owners to show employees they appreciate their hard work, writes blogger Jeanne Yocum.

Book review: Performance Breakthrough is a small business must-read

Small business blogger Jeanne Yocum reviews a short, highly readable book that will help you build a stronger small business.

Is your small business ready for the living wage movement?

Growing numbers of small business owners are realizing that paying a living wage benefits not just employees but the businesses, too, writes blogger Jeanne Yocum.

Should your small business become a B corporation?

If your small business’s mission includes addressing social and environmental issues, you may want to consider obtaining B corporation certification so you can better tell the world about these important business values.

Worst practices in business: Who DOES that? (Maybe you?)

We’ve all read about best practices, but Michelle Van Schouwen points out many worst practices that some small business owners fall prey to. Make sure you’re not doing these things to your customers or your vendors.

What small business owners need to know about employee burnout

Employee burnout can really do a number on a small business, writes small business blogger Jeanne Yocum. Here are resources that can help.

Small business owners: Hire based on potential, not on past performance

In a rapidly changing business world, a job candidate’s potential matters more than their past work accomplishments, writes small business blogger Jeanne Yocum.

Good small business reads #38: Building a strong culture, pros and cons of owning your own business and more

This month’s issue of Good Small Business Reads provides plenty of food for thought on how to build a strong culture for your small business, provides advice on making the most of online reviews, and discusses the pros and cons of owning your own business.

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