Small Business

Understanding the value of respect in the workplace

Employees can feel either motivated and valued or discouraged and neglected. The difference often boils down to respect. It might seem simple, but successfully creating a culture of respect in the workplace takes an understanding of the different types of respect, how to deliver it, and how it will be received.

Small businesses have edge with consumer trust

Americans trust small businesses.  If you are a small business, you rank second only to the military in consumer confidence. So what can you do to build upon and grow that trust?

Based on best practices we have seen with our small business customers (and within our own business), here are a few tips: