6 Signs That You’re A Bad Boss

A bad boss does not automatically translate into a bad person. Heading a department, business unit or company is a daunting task that needs sharp management skills. Many people at the top believe that they are giving the best. You may, however, want to...

The Ultimate Resource Guide for Entrepreneurs in Atlanta

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Running a small business in Atlanta doesn’t have to be a lonely road. With the right support from a well crafted professional network, you can succeed at whatever your endeavor. Aside from visiting Atlanta Small Business Network on a daily basis for news and best...

The Atlanta Small Business Show – Building a Solid Foundation with Dayna Thomas, Esq

  On today's episode of The Atlanta Small Business Show, we get legal Advice and marketing tips from Atlanta based lawyer and author, Dayna Thomas. In this segment, Jim and Dayna discuss social media, protecting your ideas, trademarks, and business entity structure. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9EXcaf1utE?rel=0&showinfo=0] VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION Jim Fitzpatrick:...

Eco Initiatives at Your Office: Eight Simple Ways to Go Green

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There are many benefits to instituting green initiatives at the office. Besides the notion that it is the right thing to do, going green can save the company money and raise its reputation among a new generation of sustainability-conscious customers. A report in 2012,...

Stressed by Lack of Time? Here’s How to Add Hours to Your Day

Are you frequently late for appointments and pushed to squeeze tasks into your busy schedule? Tardiness can make you appear thoughtless and irresponsible. Also, the pace of your life and the frustration it causes can make you anxious. If lack of punctuality stems from...

Improve Performance Through Consequences

On this episode of Hard Truths, Dave talks about consequences. Once you have clarity, once your expectations are clear, you've got to give feedback, based on those expectations, but what happens if the job doesn't get done? That's where consequences come in. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION Hi, welcome to Hard...

What Small Business Owners Need To Know About 401(k) Plans

Small business owners are accustomed to handling a great deal of responsibility. They manage everything on a daily basis, from determining the business's plan to budget creation, talent recruitment, and overseeing day-to-day operations. Setting up a 401(k) retirement plan for employees also falls squarely...

How to Manage Your Time When Running a Business from Home

One of the most challenging things to do when running a business from home is to manage your time wisely. Running a business requires a great deal of organization, and there is always something that needs to be done. How do you prioritize your...

Trademark vs. Business Name: What is the Difference?

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One of the first steps to starting a business is picking a business name. In order to conduct business within whatever state you reside, you must register your business name with the secretary of state and conduct all of your business dealings for that...

Think Outside the Box When It Comes to Managing Millennials

The youngest members of the millennial generation are attending college and the oldest are pushing 40. While that's a large range of people to generalize, there's no arguing that workers in this generation require a different management strategy than one that might have worked...
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Remote Working in Metro Atlanta: Six Work-Friendly Coffee Shops to Visit

Contrary to what you might believe, Atlanta is a remote work hub. According to Forbes, Atlanta was number one for job-seekers who were searching...
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How to Get a Larger Audience For Your Facebook Page

If you want to reach more followers on your Facebook page, you can do it. There's nothing that stops you from using tactics like...
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DIY Website Options for Entrepreneurs: Pros and Cons of Three Popular Tools

Congratulations! You have decided to take on the fulfilling and sometimes unpredictable world of entrepreneurship. You have gotten all the legal stuff out of...
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6 Effective Tools for Running Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Influencer marketing has changed the way many businesses promote their products online. Unlike some other promotional techniques, though, influencer marketing works best when you...
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5 Powerful Ways to Use Short Videos for Marketing and Branding

Video marketing has exploded across social media over the last year or two. Study after study has shown that a compelling video can generate...
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