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Starting and leading a new business during the coronavirus pandemic.

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A Work-From-Home E-Book From Dell

For most companies, work-from-home directives came almost overnight, with little time to address critical remote technology issues of scale, management, support, productivity, security and more. For your IT team, this situation is certainly not normal. And it has tested their ability to support your employees who are working from home in numbers like never before....
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How Main Street Businesses Can Learn From an Economic Downturn

The pandemic has had a major impact on the world economy with small and medium Main Street businesses taking the heaviest blow. But for those that managed to survive, it’s time to start preparing so you can turn the next economic downturn into an opportunity to get ahead of the competition. I’ll share some tips and...
chris mccuiston post-pandemic playbook
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Goldfish Swim School CEO Shares 5 Must-Haves in Post-Pandemic Playbook

Over the course of the last year, it’s been remarkable to watch successful adjustments to remote work, new innovation projects and everything in between, as small businesses across the nation quickly adapted to changes brought on by the pandemic. As we’ve surpassed the one-year mark of COVID-19 and inch closer to a return to normalcy,...
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3 Critical Elements to Successfully Lead a Remote Team

The significant momentum of cloud computing over the past decade has transformed the modern workplace from a static environment contained within four walls to a dynamic entity, bringing employees together across cities, time zones and even cultures. And amid the current coronavirus crisis, the shift to remote work has increased drastically, as millions find themselves...
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Employer Guides: Vaccine Policies in the Workplace

Lately the topic of vaccines in the workplace, specifically what employers can do, has been a popular point of discussion, and now with the new executive order in place regarding COVID-19 vaccinations, employers are wondering how they can implement a vaccine policy in their workplace. There are many factors that come into play when implementing...
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Make a Splash With Your Startup on Small Business Saturday (and Beyond)

If you just started a business, you might be looking for ways to get your name out in your community. Why not do that on a national shopping day devoted to small businesses—aka Small Business Saturday (SBS)? Small Business Saturday is part of the post-Thanksgiving weekend that kicks off the holiday shopping season. Businesses nationwide...
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4 Ways Startups Can Empower Their Remote Finance Teams

Finance teams worldwide emerged as strategic leaders for startups with the onset of the pandemic by recognizing ways to efficiently manage remote teams, their finances, company operations and associated cost-cutting mechanisms. Now more than ever, as the remote work landscape continues to change, startup leaders need to reevaluate whether they’ve enabled their finance teams enough...
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How Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Impacts Your Business

The Biden administration issued new executive orders on Sept. 9 regarding the requirement of COVID-19 vaccines. The most pertinent order requires COVID-19 vaccines for federal contractors and private employers with more than 100 employees. The order addresses the many accessibility issues workers face when seeking the vaccine or testing and asks the Occupational Safety and...
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Why Your Business Should Stay Remote in the Post-Pandemic Era

There’s no doubt that the devastating coronavirus pandemic completely altered the business sphere. So many companies had to adopt a fully virtual operational model and allow their employees to work from home for the first time. You, too, probably had to implement an entirely remote company setup and discovered something surprising: it worked out great!...
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Power in People: Humans Will Determine Digital Transformation Success

Human talent will determine whether the growth of technology and digital transformation in business succeeds. According to the Economist, one of the most significant outcomes of the pandemic will be “the infusion of data-enabled services into ever more aspects of life.” We were already expecting a transition to digital transformation thanks to technological advancement, dubbed...
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3 Tips to Grow Your Business in the Post-Pandemic Era

Summer is in full swing, and in some areas of the country, mask mandates have lifted and event production companies now have packed schedules. It seems like we are starting to finally overcome and move beyond the COVID-19 crisis. If you’re a business owner, you may be wondering what steps to take to ensure the...
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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Remote Workforce and Cyber Security Protocol Compliance (Episode 277)

On today's Business Beat, Jeff discusses the importance of cybersecurity for employees working remotely, as well as solutions to a recent trend in compliance issues with cybersecurity protocols. Tune in to the Business Beat, below, to learn more about how companies and their employees can to take cybersecurity more seriously: Tune in to News/Talk 760...