Category Archives: Management

What is the “Orphan” in the Workplace?

Identifying the Negative Employee

With a lot of focus on positivity in the workplace recently, it’s important to find out who the negative workers are in the office and WHY. We found this explanation of one type of negative employee from Stephen W. Frueh, PhD, in the recent blog of Southern California Professional.

Sales Tax 101 from the SBA


If you’re going to be in business, you need to understand sales tax. It can be, well, taxing, to say the least. A good accountant can help you negotiate your way through understanding and compliance with sales tax matters, but a good understanding is still critical for any successful small business owner.

Accountants Are Critical To Small Business Success

(ARA) – When you think about the backbone of a business, it’s not just the owner, CEO or board of directors who keep everything trucking along. It’s also the accountant who leads the finances of small and larger companies into the future.

“Accounting has always been a crucial part of running a business. You simply can’t run an efficient or profitable company if you aren’t keeping an eye on your books,” says Debbie Nelson, business accounting instructor at Everest Institute in Kalamazoo, Mich.

A Small Business Owner’s Guide: Choosing a Fast, Quality Print Vendor

(ARA) – Long gone are the days when the ordering brochures, business cards or banners for trade shows required multiple visits to a print shop, followed by a lengthy wait to get the job done. Digital printing technology has dramatically improved the process, and that’s great news for small business owners who need quality print products to help build their brand and their business – especially in a pinch.