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Earthquake Preparedness Checklist This checklist will help you prepare for an earthquake's effect on your organization, employees and community by highlighting activities you should undertake before, during, and following the event. View
Moneyball for Small Business Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, describes why efficiency can be a key competitive advantage to your small business. View
Summertime Fun is Good for Business Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, gives tip for injecting some fun into your small business this summer. View
Best Practice for Selling Your Business USA Today columnist, Steve Strauss, gives advice on the best ways to sell your business in a struggling economy.  View
Best New Ideas to Grow or Improve Your Small Business Entrepreneurs are the consummate collectors. Only instead of baseball cards or bottle caps, they’re constantly on the lookout for ideas that will help them improve the quality, efficiency, and profitability of their small businesses. Because there are so many facets to running a... View
Home-Based Business Infographic The face of small business in America is always changing. While many entrepreneurs are starting brick and mortar storefronts, many are operating successful small businesses from their homes. This month’s SCORE infographic sponsored by Zipcar delves into the facts about home based businesses... View
What I’ve Learned About Pricing Part of pricing is trial and error. As your business grows, learn from your experiences and discover what works and what doesn't. Entrepreneur and small business expert Rieva Lesonsky shares three things she's learned about pricing. View
Is Mediation Your Best Option? Legal disputes are costly, time consuming, emotionally draining, and not good for business. A business dispute is a business illness. If mild, you can work through it, but it still drags you down and impacts profits. If severe, a business dispute can destroy an entire business. Unfortunately,... View
HOW TO: 4 Simple Ideas for a More Productive Company When I was in college, I spent one summer interning at a very successful insurance and financial planning brokerage. After getting a tour of the company, which spanned two entire floors in Midtown, I met the general agent (essentially the CEO and owner of the firm). I said to him, “Wow. You... View
HOW TO: 7 Easy Ways To Improve The Way Your Company Works At my last 9-to-5 job, every time I thought differently from my supervisors and managers about a problem we faced, I wrote down what bothered me and how I would do it differently given the opportunity. Before long, I had a huge spiral notebook filled with ideas. I realized that all these “... View