Video Conferencing Etiquette: Practical Guidelines and Tips

With the cost of business travel soaring ever upward, video conferencing has become a practical and popular alternative to face-to-face meetings. But even if you are not meeting in person, you should not leave your etiquette behind. Here are a few guidelines and tips on making the most of your video conferencing. Plan Ahead: Check […]

An Obama Presidency = A Headache for Small Businesses?

[image source: Anthony Baker] With a sputtering economy and an uncertain future, issues such as tax reform, health insurance, and worker’s benefits are weighing heavy on the minds of entrepreneurs and small business owners. For many, how the candidates for the US Presidency stand on these issues alone can be the deciding factor come voting […]

How is Your Favorite Business Effecting the Environment?

Climate Counts, a nonprofit organization committed to reversing climate change, recently posted their second annual Company Scorecard . The Scorecard rates 60 leading companies in nine major consumer sectors (Apparel/Accessories, Beverages, Consumer Shipping, Electronics, Food Products, Food Services, Household Products, Internet/Software, and Media) on their practices to reduce global warming. Each company was ranked on […]