Follow These Five Tips to Ensure a Happy Holiday for Your Business

By Kimberly Green-Kerr, UScellular Business Solutions and Operations Leader In very welcome news for ecommerce and brick-and-mortar small businesses, many Americans are eager to spend their money during this holiday shopping season. According to a recent report from Deloitte, holiday retail sales are expected to increase by up to 9% from November through January, on top...

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Your First Podcast. Podcast Town CEO Best Tips To Get You Started.

Podcasting is an important part of getting the word out about your business and building authority. Here's a discussion with the CEO of Podcast Town about podcasting and much more. Smart Hustle Small Business Podcast · Your First Podcast - With Podcast Town CEO Elzie Flenard Elzie Flenard is the CEO of Podcast Town and he...

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Slack: The Green Light Isn’t an Indicator of Productivity

By Jenn Fulmer, a content writer for TechnologyAdvice, IT Business Edge, and Baseline There are problems with Slack green light or any other tool like Microsoft Teams if use them to measure your employee's productivity. If employees constantly worry about keeping their green light on, they can’t focus on their actual work. Many managers are worried...

Team Pressure

Team Pressure – What is the Right Amount A Leader Should Give?

Contributor Shweta Jhajharia is a leading expert in the business consultancy industry. She's been recognized for her accomplishments with over 70 awards throughout her career and is with Growth Idea. Applying pressure to your team with hopes of speeding up success is a delicate balance. When you have the pressure of an overbearing superior demanding instant...

Time Management

Time Management – 4 Ways To Be On Time Everytime

Insights from Curtis J. Morley is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, educator, patent holder, thought leader, innovator, and author of The Entrepreneur’s Paradox.  One of the most chronic habits of entrepreneurs is being late. Trust me, I know. I was one of them. Here's four ways to improve your time management and be on time. If you...

Small Business Trends CEO Talks Productivity During COVID-19

Anita Campbell of Small Business Trends was the keynote speaker at the Survive and Thrive Summit about productivity related to COVID-19. Hosted and produced by Ramon Ray of Smart Hustle Media, the first two Summits were held in April and August of 2020 with the next one coming in Spring 2021. It's free, so...

Why Executive Time is Essential for Entrepreneurs. Do You Spend Enough Time Learning and Thinking?

As I was on the treadmill this morning, I watched the "news" clip from CNN about the time President Trump has on his schedule as executive time. CBS News reports on it here. Setting aside the politics of this, it got me thinking about "executive time". How much time do YOU spending, thinking, reading, learning? As business...

4 Ways to Cut Business Expenses

Running a business is expensive – your insurance costs are always going up, your cost to travel via an airplane increases each year and your supplies costs always seem to rise. Small businesses are constantly being squeezed by increases in expenses, making controlling costs more important than ever. Take a look at these four...

Marie Forleo, Ramon Ray and More Discuss How To Maximize Your Productivity – Dell in Brooklyn

At "Dell in Brooklyn 2018", Ramon Ray, Editor of Smart Hustle Magazine joined Marie Forleo , philanthropist, entrepreneur and writer and other professionals to get their advice and tips on how to be productive. Watch the video and see the full list of interviewees and their tips below. Gina Noy, President – Noy Tax - Find the time...

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