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Buying Software for Your Small Business? Read These 3 Tips Before Taking the Plunge

Do you find that your team projects and collaborations often feel like a game of Jenga, just one botched deadline or failed communication away from toppling over? Finding the proper tools to promote team productivity is an ongoing quest for countless small businesses – that’s why we’re here to set the stage for your success. […]

Overcoming Disruption in a Family Run Business

Running a family business has it’s unique challenges. I sat down with Sarah Binder Mehta, President of PianoPiano, a third-generation piano sales/rental company. Sarah and I talked about growing a multi-generational business, overcoming industry disruption, and dealing with family dynamics. Sarah’s grandfather started the business in the 1930’s as a department store called Binder’s State […]

Wrapping up SuiteWorld 2018: NetSuite Announces Hint Water Growth and AI Technology Advances

At the most recent SuiteWorld held in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oracle NetSuite made two major announcements that demonstrate the company’s commitment to helping small business achieve rapid growth and performing extensive research into implementing cutting edge AI technologies. With the introduction of new AI technology, NetSuite ensures customers can leverage a unified business platform to […]

9 Ways Small Businesses Should Use Big Data to Improve Production

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Have a Plan  Data is only as good as the plan you have for it. Know what information […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: Establishing Culture in Your Business, Better Analytics, & More

There are a million small details to consider when growing your business, from the technology you’ll use to whom you’ll hire and how each individual task should be performed. In this edition of the Smart Hustle Recap, we’re going to share tips on a few of these areas that are sometimes neglected as you focus […]

Are You Tracking Your KPI Metrics? New Staples Quick Wins KPI App Can Help

Are You Tracking Your KPI Metrics? New Staples Quick Wins KPI App Can Help

Are you currently tracking your KPI metrics? If you said no (and if you don’t even know what KPI stands for) then you’re not alone. KPI stands for key performance indicator, and a recent Staples survey found that more than half of business owners aren’t tracking these important business metrics as often as they should. […]