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Are your managers leading or mentoring?

Look around and you’ll see a mountain of articles on websites about the differences between managers and leaders. Yes, there’s a major difference between the two, but what about mentoring? Is there something different about mentoring? After all, good leaders may be called strong mentors,

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Top New Year’s Resolutions for Small Businesses

The New Year is a time for people to make changes in their life, usually for their betterment. It’s also an opportunity for many small businesses to step up their game and take a larger chunk of the proverbial pie from their competition. In order

How to Set Business Goals for the New Year

Now that the new year is officially underway, the parties are over and the in-laws have (mercifully) gone home, it’s time to return your focus to your business. Your company may be doing well enough, but it can do so much better. Or perhaps it’s

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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Employees from Leaving

When was the last time you had to replace a key employee? It doesn’t matter whether you’re a CEO, mid-level manager, or you work in HR for a major corporation, hiring employees is time consuming and expensive.  Did you know that just keeping your employees

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5 Things an Entrepreneur Hears a Lot

Starting a business is hard work. It requires persistence, an investment of time and money, patience, and certainly extreme effort. Many entrepreneurs face resistance from family and friends at first. They may even face challenges from people they thought were friends, but who turned out