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3 lessons on running a business from our founding fathers

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – our nation was founded on these core elements, which influence everything from how we interact with our fellow man to the way we run our corporations.

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2014

May 5 to May 9 is Teacher Appreciation Week, a time for students, parents and administrators to show how much they appreciate the work teachers do.

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Keeping data safe in small businesses

It seems every week brings another announcement of compromised data, a threat and reality that grows closer as companies rely more heavily on the Internet to conduct business. Some major breaches have caused a media frenzy, such as Target’s and Michaels’, but surveys show that many small business owners don’t consider themselves targets for cyber attack.

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Best ways to celebrate patriotic holidays

America’s impressive gross domestic product makes us the richest country in the world, monetarily speaking. However, we’re equally rich in history and love for our nation. It’s time to consider how to acknowledge the upcoming patriotic holidays: Memorial Day, Flag Day and Independence Day.

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Administrative Professionals’ Day 2014

As the work force expanded during and following World War II, secretaries became an essential part of the growing economy. Though traditionally thought of as a job for women during the transition from de facto homemaker, the profession has evolved in title, responsibilities and diversity.

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Designing an office environment for maximum productivity

Based on the assumption of a 40-hour work week, employees spend nearly 25 percent of a given year at the office. As a result, the appearance and atmosphere of an office is key for employee happiness and retention.

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How to throw an Easter-themed party for employees

Easter is a defining holiday of springtime that ushers in thoughts of blossoming flowers and children running through the yard hunting for Easter eggs. However, celebrations aren’t just for kids. The Easter season is a great time to remind employees how valuable they are with a themed party and personalized business gifts.

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Give the gift of knowledge

With holidays right around the corner, businesses may still be struggling about what to give their customers – and their employees – for the holidays.

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Tips for creating – and sticking – to New Year’s resolutions

Resolutions are a great way to start the new year fresh.

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Shop Small & Make a Big Difference this Small Business Saturday – Nov 30

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country.  Here are some interesting facts about this movement that will help you understand why you should take part and shop for the cause. American Express founded Small Business Saturday on 2010 as a way to help support local businesses that create […]

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