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4 Tips to Building Realistic Cash Flow Projections

A realistic cash flow projection can be a valuable planning aide. Here's how to keep your rose-tinted glasses from blinding you to reality.

Tax and Financial Concerns for Cohabitating Co-Owners

Couples planning to intermingle their marriage contracts with their business contracts should not overlook the tax and financial implications of the union of their unions.

How To Take Risks Without Losing Your Shirt

There's a difference between taking risks and taking foolish risks. Follow these steps to take more of the first and none of the second.

Lessons In Leadership From Andy Bernard Of The Office

If a timid bumbler like The Office's Andy Bernard can lead a team to success, then surely anyone can.

10 Innovative Ways To Reward Your Employees

Rewarding employees for a job well done is a fundamental management technique. And it doesn't have to be expensive.

How To Switch Business Gears Without Losing Customers

In business, as in life, change is inevitable. Here's how to help your customers grow accustomed to the new you.

What Apple Can Teach About Retailing

Apple's retail stores are becoming as iconic as Apple itself. Here's how Apple's retail experience sets the brand apart.

The Art of Letting People Go

While firing an employee is never easy, these six rules of dis-employment can make separation tolerable. For both sides.

5 Things To Know About Year-End Bonuses

Year end bonuses can be a good way to reward and motivate your employees. Just be sure you're following state and federal tax regulations.

5 Things You Can Stop Obsessing About

Some things in business are worth worrying about and some aren't. These are those that aren't.

A Third Of Employees Are Ready to Quit: How To Hold On To Yours

The key to keeping your employees yours is keeping them engaged.

5 Daily Deal Sites for Small Business

Looking for savings on business supplies and services? Add regular visits to these business-centric daily deals sites and you're likely to find them.

How To Claim Your Online Identity and Keep It Relevant

Online services such as Google Places and Yelp include details about your business whether you ask them to or not. Here's how to claim those listings as your own.

5 Big Business Growth Strategies Small Business Can Use

To prosper and grow, small business owners need to start thinking big.

8 Easy Ways to Green Your Small Business

Greening up your business can boost your image, your bottom line, and your sense of well being. And it can be as easy as turning off the lights.

4 Free Tools To Increase Your Website Conversions

Visitors are visiting your site, but sales aren't as robust as you'd like. Try these free tools to tweak the user experience and generate more conversions.

Cash Flow Solutions for Your Bottom Line

These cash flow solutions can help you get a better handle on your cash flow — and become more profitable.

8 Terrible Business Predictions (and 1 Valuable Lesson)

The only thing certain about predicting future business success is that nobody can. Especially not these eight experts.

Essential Tools to Maximize Cash Flow

Using the cash flow formula to determine your cash flow projection will help your business use this precious resource more effectively.

What’s Congress Up to? 4 New Measures that May Affect Your Business

New tax laws recently passed by Congress could affect your bottom line and your administrative overhead -- especially if your business is an online retailer.