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Kabbage News, Leadership

Time For A Change

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As parents and leaders of Kabbage we simply cannot imagine the grief of families who too often have been stricken by gun violence like the tragedy in Parkland, Florida. The technology community must work to prevent these horrifying and heartbreaking events from robbing our children of their futures. In our business, we say there are… Read more

Customer Service, Leadership, Restaurant & Bars

10 Reasons Restaurants Fail (and Solutions to Avoid Each One)

Welcome, Hartford readers, to the Kabbage blog! We’re here to help you and your small business achieve your goals and see success. Check out our blog for additional tips, tools and resources. From marketing to cybersecurity to hiring and more, Kabbage is here for your small business. If you’re interested in learning more about what it takes… Read more

Productivity, Time Management, Work / Life Balance

15 Tools You Need to Run Your Small Business From Home

There’s no place like home, and because of that, working from home can be an absolute treat. You get to wear what you want, listen to the tunes that inspire you at the volume you like and have ready access to your favorite homebrewed coffee every second of everyday. However, despite the many joys, there… Read more

Construction, Leadership, Leadership Styles & Tips, Professional Services, Transportation & Trucking

Five Tips for Managing Employees Working Offsite

Odds are, if you’re reading this article, most of your workforce spends its days across multiple job sites. Whether they are builders conducting home renovations, caterers planning corporate functions or healthcare workers traveling to patient’s homes, their working hours are rarely – if ever – spent in an office. The biggest challenge for these industries is… Read more

Hiring & Payroll, Leadership, Marketing, Technology

20 Small Business Trends to Watch Out for in 2018

With 2018 upon us, it’s time to revamp and rethink your strategies for your small business. Align your goals with what’s trending to ensure you meet, or even possibly exceed, your expectations. From hiring to technological advances, here are 20 small business trends you should keep in mind when setting your 2018 goals. Marketing &… Read more

Leadership, Productivity, Restaurant & Bars

Transforming Poor Performers into Positive Workplace Contributors

In a perfect world, hiring mistakes would never be made. Managers would effortlessly scout out the top talent, the most motivated and forward-thinking among the pack. Back over here in reality though, we know that perfection isn’t possible. Even when you hire crewmembers who have seemingly boundless initiative and drive, outside factors — kids, family,… Read more

Leadership, Restaurant & Bars

An Action Plan to Improve Your Culture and Minimize Legal Risk

Laying the groundwork for a robust and magnetic culture takes time. It’s not something that happens automatically, straight out of the gate. Instead, it is thoughtfully built upon the company’s core principles, purpose, vision and mission — piece by piece until it has been integrated into every aspect of operations and actions. As your culture… Read more

Leadership, Leadership Styles & Tips, Restaurant & Bars

Leadership Is Who You Are, Not Just What You Do

As the saying goes, we expect leaders to “lead by example.” And while walking the walk is important, honing in on just that aspect can detract from the most critical part of great leadership — that it’s firmly rooted in the core of who you are, not just simply in what you do. A leader… Read more

Leadership, Productivity

8 Unusual Strategies to Improve Your Team’s Productivity

Good managers already know that workers are more productive when they’re part of a positive company culture, when they’re not bogged down by busy work or red tape and when they’re maintaining a healthy work-life balance. While these strategies are tried-and-true, they shouldn’t be the end-all-be-all of your productivity-boosting arsenal. Instead, consider these unusual tips… Read more

Leadership, Leadership Styles & Tips

Why Small Businesses Should Value Their Employees

Technology is transformative, and you can’t overlook the impact it’s had on the economy and the workforce. However, human beings, otherwise known as your employees, are still very much key assets that play a huge role in business success. Here are a few facts to keep in mind: Business that value their employees perform better, generating… Read more