Category: Growth and Productivity

The Best Books to Read For Small Business Owners

You face a lot of challenges as a small business owner. From effectively getting the word out about your services to keeping your employees engaged and productive, you have a lot on your plate. Here are the top five books that you should put on your reading list for figuring out how to increase profitability and improve your hiring.

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Top 5 Characteristics of CEOs

When you think of a CEO you might imagine them to possess stereotypical characteristics: years of experience, confident, extroverted, self-promoting and a risk taker. But are these traits naturally typical of every head honcho in the land, or can anybody develop the techniques and traits that will set them apart from other executives? In this article, we’ll explore five of the most common characteristics of successful CEOs, and how they can be applied to drive personal and business growth.

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Weird Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

Legitimate deductions aren’t always that straightforward – in fact, some of them are just downright strange and funky. Here are some super weird tax deductions for small businesses that are totally legit and you might want to consider this year.

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Small Business Tax Time: Documentation, Deductions & Doing-It-Yourself

This guide provides an overview of federal tax filing for small business owners operating as a sole proprietor or limited liability company ("LLC"). Even businesses who rely on an accountant or other professional to prepare taxes should be aware of the process and requirements related to the annual filing of income taxes. The information below includes details on required forms, documentation to collect and keep, common deductions, deductions to avoid, filing deadlines and online resources.

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