Source: Monitor Daily
According to a report from the NFIB Research Foundation, small business owners are showing unprecedented confidence in the economy as the optimism index continues at record high numbers, rising to 107.6 in February, according to the NFIB Small Business Economic Trends Survey.
Source: Lawrence Journal-World Plans to build a high-tech car wash on the site of a former Lawrence, Kansas, Applebee’s restaurant are moving forward. The plans call for a 5,169-square-foot automatic car wash to be operated by Tommy’s Car Wash.
Leaders are pretty good at sharing information, but they're often lousy listeners. And you can't be a great leader if you're a terrible listener. What's the most effective way to become a better listener? Identify the barriers that prevent you from listening effectively — and then use one important strategy for overcoming those barriers.
As a servant leader, encouraging meaningful, face-to-face human interaction is one of the most important responsibilities you can have. Checking in quickly and "communicating to the third" is integral to creating a positive culture.
Source: Small Business Trends
Does your business have a Google My Business listing? They’re a highly visible, influential and free way to list your business on the internet. It’s especially important for local small businesses.
What makes "viral" articles tick? Is it length? Style? Template? A function of where they were published? Here’s a summary of learnings that are of highest value for today’s entrepreneurs, who’ve been producing material at a record pace for the past several years.