Tag: business tips

Are your Forms I-9 in compliance?

    US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has increased dramatically the number of I-9 audits in recent years.  Violations can result in criminal and civil charges and significant monetary penalties.     Here are 5 tips to help you reduce your exposure. Do require all new hires to complete and sign Section 1 of Form… Read more »

Leadership … Thoughts after 30 years in the trenches …

… and much of what I see as critical qualities of effective leadership: Collaborative – Effective leaders set aside ego in favor of fostering the talent and diversity of those they lead. They create an environment or trust and creative free thinking. Communicative – Effective leaders understand the need for clear, open communications. They recognize… Read more »

Do You Want Your Customers To Love You?

Josh Patrick at Stage 2 Planning Partners consistently offers great business insight – I encourage you to follow him.   In my SMB world I don’t see a lot of great vendor/customer service, customer satisfaction, Patrick offers some really good suggestions on how to improve in this area: Do you think about your services from… Read more »