Chris Penttila

Chris Penttila is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist who covers workplace issues on her blog, Workplacediva.blogspot.com.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

Off the Clock

Flexibility is the workstyle of the future.
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Keep Up!

Your business is improving its offerings--and that's a good thing. The problem is, your customers don't always see it that way.
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Play It Safe

Protect your business information when you subcontract.
Business Management

Time Out

Never enough time? Practice these simple time management techniques, and get your life back in control.
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Bring On the Night

If your best work happens in the wee hours, you're not alone.
Leadership

Time Out

Never enough time? Practice these simple time management techniques, and get your life back in control.
Management & Operations

It's Easy Being Green

There are more ways than ever for your business to save energy, money and the environment.
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Values Added

Can you grow your socially responsible company while staying true to your values? Sure, just use your natural resourcefulness.
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Mind Your Money

Get a handle on expense reports.
Targeting Niche Markets

The Baby Boomers Are Coming

The boomers are coming. Can you help your city prepare?
Management & Operations

Will a Computer Take Over Your Job?

Soon, it may be a computer calling the shots.
Growing Your Business

5 Big Biz Think Tank Techniques

Larger companies are using innovation centers to encourage and implement new ideas. What can you learn from their tactics?
Managing Employees

Keep the Peace in Your Company

Getting your company's departments to work in harmony is sometimes a battle, but you can keep discord from reigning supreme.
Entrepreneur Magazine

More Than a Game

How to use video games in training programs.
Management & Operations

Are You Suffering From Information Overload?

You have the data at your fingertips, so why is making business decisions so hard? It could be information overload.
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Mind Games

How to deal with an employee you suspect has a psychiatric disorder.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Mine, All Mine!

Think you should have complete control over your company? Think again.
Entrepreneur Magazine

Hiring Stay-at-Home Moms

Looking to hire? Hire stay-at-home moms.
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Driving Factor

Keep gas prices from pushing employees over the edge.
Managing Employees

Creating Community at Your Office

Your employees are feeling more socially isolated. Should you help?
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Just Checking

Should you conduct ongoing background checks on your employees?
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Small-Business Answer Book

Get the answers to your crucial business questions in the last of our three-part series.

Promoting on a Budget

Not sure what to spend marketing your business? Here are some quick tips on developing a marketing budget.
Startup Financing

Choosing a Business Loan Type

When you're in the market for business financing, determining what kind of loan you can qualify for is the first step.
Customer Service

Improving Online Customer Service

If your orders are down, you might need to boost your e-commerce customer service.
Money Basics

Raising and Lowering Prices

How do you know when to adjust your prices? These quick tips will help you determine the right timing for your business.
Money Basics

Setting Your Entrepreneurial Salary

Deciding how much to pay yourself is one of the trickier questions facing business owners.
Tax Center

Tips for Lowering Business Taxes

If your taxes are killing you, here are 5 quick tips for finding more deductions and lower business tax costs.
Naming Your Business

Changing Your Business Name

Before you undertake a serious decision like changing your business name, consider these four factors.
News and Trends

Keep Up-to-Date With Business Tech

Consider these four tips when trying to stay current with today's ever-changing tech.

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