Why your startup isn’t too small to develop HR policies and processes

If you think your new business is too small for a human resources (HR) department, think again. Many new startups think they're too small for HR to matter, but this couldn't be further from the truth. You might think you can handle issues as they arise, but this leaves you open to conflict and even legal trouble. As a new startup, it's best practice to set get HR onboard in the beginning. In this article, we look at why your startup isn't too small to develop HR policies and processes from the s...
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5 tips to help you determine the value of your startup

When it comes time for startup valuation, you may wonder just how you can work out the value of your startup. The methods are important because you may not have a huge revenue stream which makes valuation a bit harder. In this article, we look at five tips to help you determine the value of your startup. After all, you want to earn this highest valuation from your investors, instead of being undervalued.   #1: Talk to your accountant, lawyer, and investors Yes, you are most often worth what...
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The Top 5 Leadership Qualities a First-Time Founder Should Practice

Some people are born #leaders. Guiding, inspiring and helping other people succeed is their forte without even lifting a pinky finger. They have a natural personality, intuition, and general gusto for it. For others, being a #leader is a land far less explored, and their personality isn't naturally matched for the #job. However, not being a natural leader doesn't mean you can't be a leader. #Goodleaders—#CEOs, #managers, #founders, etc—have a set of #skills and #qualities just like any other #jo...
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The 10 Qualities of an Emotionally Intelligent Person


#Emotionalintelligence is just as important in our personal life as in work. In this #Videooftheday courtesy of @ArtOfImprovement you can learn 10 qualities to develop.
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How to lead in The Infinite Game - THE 5 PRACTICES


There are 5 practices that #leaders must enact in order to transform their #mindset to an infinite one. The #goal isn't to beat your #competition, it's to outlast them. #Videooftheday courtesy of @simonsinek
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How to Supercharge Your Productivity


  Though it's something that we all struggle with from time-to-time, #beingproductive isn't quite the impossible task it often seems. Increasing our #workingoutput just requires a few simple changes. If you want to know more, watch this interesting #Videooftheday courtesy of @ArtOfImprovement
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7 Ways To Add Value To Your Business


There are seven secrets to add #value in your #job and in the world around you. Any one of these ideas can be sufficient for you to become financially #successful. When you begin to combine these ideas together, you'll begin to move ahead rapidly in your #financiallife, #business, and #career. #Videooftheday courtesy of @BrianTracyPage
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Why hiring veterans is a great idea for startups

To defend our country, military service members have some unique qualities that translate well into the general job market when their service is complete. Active duty military are most often the hardest workers in the room. They are also usually motivated and exceptionally ethical. As a startup, these are just the kind of employees you want to recruit . Let's dive into this and look at why hiring veterans is a great idea for startups. They are natural leaders The military trains their people wel...
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7 ways startups can show appreciation for their employees

Sure, there's an "official" Employee Appreciation Day , but why wait? Showing your staff appreciation every day goes a long way towards improving employee morale and creating a top notch company culture. This not only improves employee retention, but when word gets around about what a great company you are to work for, your hiring chances explode. There are many ways you can make your employees feel valued every day. In this article, we look at seven ways startups can show appreciation for their...
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The benefits of offering employees continuing education

As a small business, you know that the process of finding the right team members is costly and time consuming. Job postings, recruiting, interviewing, hiring and onboarding add up quickly. In addition, you know that keeping your employees around is vital to the survival of your startup because going through the hiring process over and over zaps your budget and your energy. One way to boost both your business and employee morale is with learning opportunities. In this article, we look at the bene...
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