Author: Susan Solovic

Head to Holland (Michigan) if you want to launch your startup in the #1 rated small city

Hate the big city life, but you still want a good chance at success when you launch your startup? Wallethub surveyed cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 residents. They graded these cities on a 100-point scale on 18 metrics within three key dimensions: Business Environment (50 points possible), Access to Resources (25 points possible), […]

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One Percent Edge #Podcast: Kevin D. Monaghan

Recruiting Top Performers with Creative Incentive Packages with Kevin D. Monaghan What are employees looking for in compensation packages? Is it really ALL about the money? What we’re finding in today’s business world is that many employees are looking for a more holistic approach from employers. They want benefits packages that include flexibility, gym memberships, […]

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This week in small business: The pizza-productivity link and other critical information!

You know those occasional pizza parties you hold at work? They could be the best thing you do all year to boost productivity. No joke. On the other hand, you know that non-compete agreement you make employees sign? It could be the worst thing for the economy. Those nuggets plus excellent marketing tips are included […]

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Use this Warren Buffet strategy to boost revenue in your small business

Berkshire Hathaway is Warren Buffet’s company. It’s an A-to-Z list of subsidiaries. Well, it’s actually an ABC-to-X list of subsidiaries – Acme Brick Company to XTRA Corporation. Berkshire Hathaway owns companies as diverse as the previously mentioned brick company to Helzberg Diamonds and NetJets®. I’m not going to venture any insights into Buffet’s investment philosophy […]

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