Leading vs. Managing: Are They Really That Different?

Leading vs Managing

By definition, managing and leading are not that different, but in practice the two differ greatly. As a small business owner, you must be able to do both.

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Structuring Small Business: Clarifying Roles As You Grow

Structuring Small Business

It’s easy to overlook the importance of organizational factors. Processes and structure need to adapt to challenges you encounter as your business grows.

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Proceed With Caution: 'Artificial Scarcity' Can Be Deceptive

Artificial Scarcity

Artificial scarcity is deliberately limiting the availability of something to build demand. Is this an approach you should use in your small business?

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How To Handle Employee Scheduling Issues In Your Restaurant

Scheduling Restaurant Employees

Scheduling shift employees is so fraught with potential problems that many restaurant owners say it's their biggest and most intractable business headache.

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Preparing for an IRS Audit: Be Neat, Organized and Thorough

Preparing for an IRS Audit

Going before the IRS to defend your business’ tax records can be scary. Even if everything is in order, the audit process is stressful and time-consuming.

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