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The 10 Best Ted Talks for Young Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

January 03, 2017 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

The 10 Best Ted Talks for Young Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

TED Talks have been known to be life-changing experiences for the speakers, the viewers, and the listeners of various TED talks throughout the years. This is especially true in the case of entrepreneurs and small business owners who can gain knowledge, inspiration, and motivation from some of the bed TED talks for entrepreneurs.

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7 Questions to Consider When Coping With Depression in the Workplace

December 29, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

7 Questions to Consider When Coping With Depression in the Workplace

Feeling down or depressed is part of the human condition. Life can throw you for a loop sometimes. But there’s feeling depressed, like when your sports teams blows it or you haven’t seen the sun in two weeks, and there’s depression, which can be a serious and chronic medical condition. It is important to know the difference.

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10 Tips and Tricks for Business Owners

December 28, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

10 Tips and Tricks for Business Owners

No matter how big or small, every business has room to grow, and with growth comes the consistent desire to improve, thrive, and be willing to change up the pace of how things go.

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How to Best Manage Negative Employees

December 22, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

How to Best Manage Negative Employees

Per a recent large, multinational Gallup Poll , a mere 13% of employees say they feel engaged at work with an enormous 22 million employees reporting being actively disengaged from their places of work, costing a whopping $350 billion dollars a year due to absenteeism and loss of productivity. That means 1 out of every 8 employees simply aren’t committed to their jobs. If you’re a small or medium sized business, that could mean a few members of your already lean staff aren’t really on board or looking out for the team’s best interest. And in today’s economy, it’s crucial for everyone to pull their weight.

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December 19, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

6 Warning Signs of Disgruntled Employees and How to Manage Them

Research suggests that happy employees are 12% more productive, with unhappy employees being 10% less productive. Disgruntled employees can have a serious impact on your profits, and the ultimate success of your business. Further, the mood of a disgruntled employee can have ripple effects through your business affecting customer service and even other employees.

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