Managing Your Business

It takes a lot more than great ideas to run a strong company. Smart entrepreneurs have a keen sense of business management. Increase your knowledge in areas like finance, markets, human resources, communication, technology and business policy and strategy.

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Managing Your Business

It takes a lot more than great ideas to run a strong company. Smart entrepreneurs have a keen sense of business management. Increase your knowledge in areas like finance, markets, human resources, communication, technology and business policy and strategy.

Dealing With Harassment in the Workplace: A Guide for Business Owners

Dealing With Harassment in the Workplace: A Guide for Business Owners

What’s the best way for companies to deal with workplace harassment, bullying and inappropriate behavior? Here’s step-by-step advice, provided by women entrepreneurs.

What is the glass ceiling? (Credit: Patrick Baum on Unsplash)

Why Family Businesses Will Lead the Way in Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Family-owned companies are already blazing new trails when it comes to women’s leadership, says expert Rochelle Clarke. What makes them so smart?

We provide answers to the most common small business tax questions

How Often Do I Need to File Taxes?

Deborah Sweeney of MyCorporation.com answers the most frequently asked questions that she receives from business owners.

Picking the next generation of leaders is a critical part of succession planning.

Why Every Business Owner Needs to Think About This Difficult Subject

How will you ensure the survival of your business after you’re gone? In a new book, Rochelle Clarke writes about the importance of succession planning.

Solo entrepreneurs need to think about self-employed retirement plans and health insurance, on top of running a business. (Credit: Upsplash)

A Simple Guide to Self-Employed Retirement Plans and Insurance

Myles Ma of Policygenius explains how to build your own benefits package, including health insurance for small business owners.

How This Woman Entrepreneur Found Decades of Success in Selling Cakes

Janie Clapp has perfected her recipe for a long-lasting business. By grounding herself in a love of baking, yet being ready to adapt to the times, she aims to ensure Janie’s Cakes will live on for decades to come.

Young employees struggling with monthly payments want employers to help with student loan repayment. (Credit: Rawpixel on Unsplash)

Millennials Want This Hot Employee Benefit (Of Course They Do)

Employers who understand that millennials want student loan repayment options should consider helping out with monthly payments.

Why You Should Seek Out Emotional Intelligence When Hiring Employees

Job candidates who can express empathy, recognize emotions and handle interpersonal relationships might be your next stars, writes Deborah Sweeney of MyCorporation.com

The Secret Weapon Startups Can Use to Attract Talent

Here’s how to attract the best and brightest employees, says Jennifer Fitzgerald of Policygenius.

How to Save for a Rainy Day, When You're In Business for Yourself

How to Save for a Rainy Day, When You’re In Business for Yourself

Women entrepreneurs need to ‘self-insure’ for lean times. Jennifer Fitzgerald of Policygenius has these personal finance tips.

Not Thinking About the 2019 Tax Season Yet? Here's Why You Should Start

Not Thinking About the 2019 Tax Season Yet? Here’s Why You Should Start

New deductions for LLCs, S Corps and C Corps are on the horizon, thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, writes Deborah Sweeney of MyCorporation.com.

How Do I Add a Partner to My Business?

How Do I Add a Partner to My Business?

Deborah Sweeney of MyCorporation.com answers frequently asked questions that she receives from business owners.

This 1 Simple Trick Helped a Food Entrepreneur Scale Her Business

This 1 Simple Trick Helped a Food Entrepreneur Scale Her Business

Growing pains ultimately brought the founder and owner of Mary Lee Kitchen business success as well as the confidence to be in any space.

Laura and Doug Zander, founders of Jimmy Beans Wool

Talk More, Talk Less

There’s no one path to office harmony for couples in business together, the stories of these entrepreneurial partners show.

Keeping Husband & Wife from Becoming Husband vs. Wife

Keeping Husband & Wife from Becoming Husband vs. Wife

The stresses of business ownership can be doubly tough when your business partner is also your life partner.

Other Resources

Helpful Calculators

  • IdeaCafe’s startup business calculator helps estimate expenses with an easy-to-use first-year budget worksheet that does the math for you.
  • Entrepreneur’s cash flow calculator can help you keep track of your cash flow, credit, collections and other variables.
  • Bplans offers a calculator to help you determine your potential business’ break-even point.
  • The SBA’s SizeUp is a useful tool for benchmarking your business against competitors.

BlogHer PRO
BlogHer PRO is a conference and networking event for bloggers who want to improve their business, marketing and technical skills.

Sites for Freelance Help

  • FlexJobs is job site that specializes in serving remote, part-time, freelance and flexible workers and the employers who want them.
  • Toptal is an online platform that connects business owners with freelance technology, design and finance workers.

Supply Walmart
Walmart’s Global Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative works to source more products from women-owned businesses under a program with Women’s Business Enterprise National Council and WEConnect International, which certify businesses as women-owned and supply a special logo.

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