Author: Brooke Chaplan

4 Ways Your Business Can Succeed Through Employee Empowerment

Many business owners and managers feel that they are responsible for a company’s success. While this is true in part, every employee also plays a key role. However, everyone must understand the ways in which they can help, along with relevant resources. Here are four ways a company’s employees contribute to its success.   Recognition and Rewards Employees should be encouraged to excel at their jobs with positive reinforcement. Taking a proactive approach to problem-solving and goal setting can help the company to avoid problems and move forward. Those who demonstrate these skills should be recognized company-wide as an...

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3 Ways Your Backend Business Operations Can Improve the Customer Experience

Your business consists of a lot of moving parts, some of which are visible to your customers and others that are not. But every element works together to grow your company and serve your customers. If you end up paying too much attention to your frontend operations, your backend ones might wind up suffering. It’s important to know the ways investing in your backend business operations can improve the customer experience at your company.   Better Accounting Practices Better accounting practices and operations can not only improve your customers’ experience but also prevent the financial mismanagement of your business....

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Safe and Sound: How to Keep Your Family and Your Firearms Secure

A gun is a huge responsibility. If you are a gun owner, it is your job to make sure that it is taken care of properly and safely. Most safety precautions are yours to take, but your family and those around you may need to learn more and take precautions themselves to stay safe. Here are a few ways you can make sure you and your family are practicing gun safety in the home.   Talk to Your Family If you own a gun, everyone in the house should know about that gun. While you don’t necessarily need to...

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Careful Compensation: 3 Important Financial Bases to Cover in A Disability Case

If you are injured by another person, it’s natural to bring a disability suit. No matter how good your case is, though, the costs can pile up while you wait. Below are just three of the financial factors you should keep in mind as you wait on your disability case.   Legal Costs While it’s entirely possible that you may receive a settlement at the end of your disability case, this does not mean that your legal costs will be in abeyance until the case has ended. If you are working with an attorney who is not working on...

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Digital Defense: 4 Ways Your Company Can Protect Its Money with Technology

Running a business these days is far more complicated than in the past. Today, you have a lot more to worry about in addition to things like stiff competition and turbulent economic forces. High-tech digital threats can also ravage a company’s finances. According to a report by Brink News, 90 percent of companies have at some time been hacked.   If you want to avoid such threats, your company needs to make a significant investment into technology that has the ability to protect your company and its money. Not doing so would be extremely foolhardy. Below are four steps...

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3 Simple Ways To Legitimize Your Company’s Online Presence

Your company might already have an online presence – after all, it’s practically necessary for a modern business – but what can you do to ensure your online presence comes across as legitimate? Customers are much more likely to do business with a company they come across online if they perceive it to be a legitimate outfit, and there are some simple steps you can take to increase your digital credibility.   Register A Custom Domain Name Getting a custom domain name is a good first step towards legitimizing your company’s online presence. For example, you might have a...

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Setting Up Shop: 3 Ways To Make Your Business Space Look And Feel Great

Your business space is as much a marketing tool as anything else. The way your business looks on the inside speak to both your customers and to your employees. For the former, it’s an advertisement of quality. For the latter, it’s a note on how the company feels about its employees. If you want to satisfy everyone, you’ll need a space that both looks and feels great. Below are three things you can do to make your space look better. Work on a Color Scheme One great way to show the world that your business is serious is to...

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Joint Custody: 3 Ways To Help The Kids Succeed In School Post-Divorce

Divorce is hard on children. No matter how hard you try, things will inevitably change. One thing that should not suffer after your divorce is your child’s education. Fortunately, there are ways to work with your child and former spouse to ensure that education continues after the divorce. Below are three of the ways you can keep your child’s education on the right track after divorce. Pick the Better School District When the divorce occurs, at least one parent will move out of the house. It’s important to make sure that your child has some kind of continuity of...

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3 Practical Home Preparations For Today And When The End Is Nigh

It’s easy to look at people who prepare for doomsday as a little crazy. They seem to do things that are quite over the top, with little connection to reality. In truth, though, many of the modifications they make to their homes are just as useful for day to day life as they are for the apocalypse. Below are three practical home preparations that are useful today and when the end is nigh.   Making a Home Energy Self-Sufficient One of the most common features of a good doomsday prep is pulling a home off the grid. While this...

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Moving Up: 4 Scaleable Small Business Solutions For Rapid Growth

Rapid growth is a boon for many businesses, but it can bring with it unique headaches and hassles they have to deal with. When growth is too rapid, the company may not be able to keep up with demand in terms of manpower, infrastructure and more. Here are a few solutions to consider when you want your business to keep up with its success.   Using Project Management Software To produce this growth in the first place, and in a cost-effective way, your team has to be working efficiently. When more and more work starts coming in, it unlikely...

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