Dedicated Office or Shared Space: What’s Better for your Start-Up

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You finally have the revenue to move from your basement or home office to a more formal workspace. You’ve hired your first employees, and now need a conference room to meet with clients and have face-to-face meetings with staff. You have had your heart...

Top 5 Productivity Tips When Working from a Home Office

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Working within a home office space is a novelty for most people. The hours are flexible. Office attire is casual. The freedom is wonderful. However, while it sounds ideal, those who do work at home will tell you, don’t get too comfortable. You want...

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. VIDEO TRANSCRIPTION Jim Fitzpatrick: Hi,...

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...
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What You Need to Succeed to Reach Your HR Goals – LaSonya Berry

Today on the Atlanta Business Show we welcome LaSonya Berry. She's the CEO of HR Consulting Firm; McPherson, Berry & Associates. She's an author,...
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A Crash Course in Entrepreneurship: Four Certificate Programs Offered in Georgia

Scouring YouTube and Google for entrepreneurial tips is a great way to get a general idea of what you need to do to become...
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JOBS Act 3.0 Passes in the House, Potentially Fueling Small Businesses

Tuesday night, the United States Chamber of Commerce released a statement indicating that the House of Representatives had passed the JOBS Act 3.0, which...
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How to Complete the Financial Section of Business Plan

A plan intends to explain the business, introduce critical contributors, products and, services and defines the goals for the future. It paints a picture...
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Atlanta’s New Frontier: A Thriving Hub for Innovation

The former chief operating officer for the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Brian McGowan, stated that all of the corporations establishing innovation hubs in Atlanta...
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