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From ideation to starting your own business, this section provides expert advice and solutions from entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.

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Management Theory of Edgar Schein
By Sean Peek | June 28, 2023

Edgar Schein's management theory focuses on the culture within an organization. According to Schein, culture is the primary source of resistance to change.

Management Theory of Stephen Covey
By Sean Peek | June 22, 2023

Learn how Stephen Covey’s seven habits of highly effective people can make you more successful in business.

Classical and Scientific Management Theory
By Danielle Fallon-O’Leary | June 15, 2023

Learn how employers can use classical management theories to boost efficiency and worker productivity in their companies.

Time Crunch: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Prioritizing Your Tasks
By Jennifer Post | June 05, 2023

Entrepreneurs often find themselves overburdened with tasks. Learn how to allocate your time and prioritize your tasks.

Should Your Business Customize Its Products?
By Kiely Kuligowski | May 16, 2023

Customized and personalized products are becoming popular as companies gain more access to consumer data. Here is what your business needs to know.

7 Smart Tips for Evaluating Your Outsourcing Partner
By Jennifer Dublino | May 03, 2023

Outsourcing part of your production process can boost efficiency, save money and help you focus. Learn seven tips for evaluating an outsourcing partner.

How to Manage Your Small Business Through a Crisis
By Nabeel Ahmad | April 19, 2023

Here's how you can navigate a crisis successfully and stay in business.

10 Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under 40
By Sean Peek | April 10, 2023

Check out our list of inspiring entrepreneurs under 40 who have paved the way for themselves and many others with successful businesses.

How to Take a Vacation as a Small Business Owner
By Laura Spawn | April 03, 2023

Small business owners need vacations to help them achieve a healthy work-life balance. Here's how to keep your business running smoothly while you're away.

Dizzying Data: What the Rise in Data Complexity Means for Business
By Sean Peek | April 03, 2023

Companies use customer data in their decision-making, but they must know how to wield it properly. Here is the best way to utilize data sources.

A Gamble You Can’t Afford to Lose: Finding the Right Materials for Your Product
By Steve Cartier | March 28, 2023

Learn the crucial steps to finding the best materials for your manufactured products.

8 Keys to Upscaling Your Business
By Asim Rais Siddiqui | March 28, 2023

Upscaling your business is a risky decision, but you can minimize those risks with a sustainable business growth strategy. Find out the dos and don'ts here.

Management Theory of Elton Mayo
By Sean Peek | March 23, 2023

Australian professor George Elton Mayo’s human relations theory can help your company build more productive and effective teams.

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Why Are So Many Companies Moving to Florida?
By Jennifer Dublino | March 22, 2023

Many established companies of all sizes have decided to make Florida their home. Learn why companies are moving to Florida and how to make the move.

The Art of Words: How to Write the Perfect Mission Statement
By Sean Peek | March 22, 2023

Your mission statement should show your company's vision and describe how customers see your business. Here's how to create a mission statement that distinguishes you from competitors.

How Businesses Are Marketing Green Innovation
By Julie Thompson | March 20, 2023

Learn how your company can improve the environment while using eco-friendly consciousness as a marketing tactic.

How to Write a Company History
By Skye Schooley | March 20, 2023

A well-written company history on your website can do wonders in attracting customers to your brand. Here is how to write one.

Welcome to America: What Non-Residents Need to Consider When Forming a Company in the U.S.
By Sean Peek | March 20, 2023

Non-U.S. residents can form a business in the United States, but there are a few things they need to consider. Learn what with this guide.

Elevating Expectations: 5 Ways Product Quality Affects Your Brand
By Sammi Caramela | March 16, 2023

Ensuring your products are high quality is crucial to your business's bottom line. Learn how to create products that meet user standards.

Managing Resources: ERP Industry Trends That Impact Bottom Line
By Mark Fairlie | March 06, 2023

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) helps businesses drive quality by recording and storing real-time business performance data. Learn ERP trends to watch.

Management Theory of Henry Gantt
By Chad Brooks | February 21, 2023
The Management Theory of Peter Drucker: Key Terms
By Chad Brooks | February 21, 2023
Management Theory of Henri Fayol
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2023

Learn how small businesses can use Henri Fayol's management theory to improve management and increase efficiency.

8 Branches of Business Management
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2023

Business management helps a company function and achieve goals. Here's what you need to know about each of its eight main sectors.

8 Reasons Why the Cash-Only Model Doesn’t Work for Small Businesses
By Jennifer Dublino | February 21, 2023

Customers want payment options, making the cash-only model inconvenient. If your business doesn't accept credit cards, here are eight reasons you should.

What Is ERP Software, and How Can It Increase Efficiency?
By Jamie Johnson | February 21, 2023

Find out how ERP software can help you efficiently manage the most important operations of your business.

Never Giving Up: 9 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Failed at Least Once 
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2023

Learn how some of the most successful entrepreneurs bounced back from rejection – and how you can too.

Better Than Coffee: 10 Podcasts That Will Inspire Your Mornings
By Jamie Johnson | February 21, 2023

Here are the best podcasts that business owners should listen to for daily inspiration and entrepreneurial advice.

Industries That Take Full Advantage of the Subscription Business Model
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 21, 2023

See how specific industries have taken advantage of the subscription model. Learn subscription model benefits and tips for using it in your business.

4 Ways Small Businesses Empower Their Communities
By Mark Fairlie | February 21, 2023

Learn how small businesses strengthen communities, and get ideas for meaningful community partnerships.