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Nerd Wallet

Some businesses see steady sales throughout the year, while others see their revenue concentrated into seasonal segments — think tax preparation offices or ski lodges. These businesses have particular challenges when it comes to managing cash flow, since expenses have to be paid throughout the year, even when little revenue is coming in.

We asked Rita Cheng, a financial advisor who works with small businesses and a member of NerdWallet’s Ask an Advisor network, about ways small businesses can use these high-revenue periods not only to fund year-round needs, but also to bolster the company’s long-term prospects.
Task and Purpose
The zombie apocalypse can teach us a lot about what it means to lead.

"The Walking Dead" has entertained millions over the six seasons of television on AMC. Most of the selections from the zombie genre are easily forgotten splatter fests, but some stand the test of time as deeper comments on society, such as "Night of the Living Dead" or "Dawn of the Dead." "The Walking Dead" joins this tradition. As society collapses under the weight of zombie hoards, we get to see what happens, both on a group and individual level.
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Fast Company
No matter how carefully you pick the members on your team, you may still end up with a negative employee. These workers don’t necessarily fall into the category of "toxic," but they’re just kind of a drag with their cynical, pessimistic worldview.

If you’re dealing with a negative employee, here are six steps to take.
In today’s market, harnessing the power of social media is a must if you want to grow your business and grow your brand. From my Instagram posts to my Twitter announcements, I have found that there is no end to the new opportunities that a carefully managed social media campaign can bring.

Through my experience, here are eight of the top tips that I have found can help any entrepreneur looking to expand their social media presence and their business.
If you're a leader, your employees are watching every move you make. It's not because they don't trust you, and it's not because they want to keep track of your every move. The reason your people watch you closely is that they want to know if what you say and what you do are the same--that is, that you walk the talk.

Here are 11 ways to lead by example--and to prove to the members of your team that their trust in you is well placed.
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