Changes To FMLA In Response To Coronavirus: Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Updated: March 19, 2020, 7:45 a.m. – The final version of this bill has passed the Senate and has been signed by President Trump. It…

Cybersecurity In a Time of Challenge

We hear a lot about cybercrime this time of year. Tax season leaves many people vulnerable to attack because they’re relying on their tax return…

Staying In Business When Emergency Strikes: It’s time to develop your backup plan.

I recently had the honor of visiting Ground Zero in NY. This is a place that strikes everyone very deeply and differently. For me, standing…

Finding Your Customers’ Pain Points (and why it matters)

Finding your customers’ pain points and creating a solution is your number one priority.   If you know me at all, you know I’m a…

Increase Employee Retention With Flex Scheduling

Holding on to good people is a challenge. Every business owner knows this, and those who have historically needed their employees to adhere to long,…

It’s Time To Focus On Top-Line Growth

Top-line vs. bottom-line growth: You’ve heard these terms a lot as an entrepreneur, but have you ever really taken the time to understand what they…

Everything You Need To Know About Hiring a Freelancer

By 2020, 40% of the U.S. workforce is expected to be independent contractors, according to this study by Intuit. That’s a jump from the 57.3…

New Internet Sales Tax Rules In Effect

Remote sellers and marketplace facilitators, listen up. New internet sales tax rules for online sellers kicked on October 1, 2019, and more than 40 states…

What The New Overtime Regulations Mean for Your Business

It’s been a 4-year discussion that we’ve tracked extensively, and now we finally have some answers: New overtime rules will go into effect January 1,…

What Fantasy Football Teaches Us About Marketing

I’m a big fan of looking for business and marketing lessons in unexpected places: Ikea, my fall obsession, even Buddy the Elf. So, when our…