Policies & Procedures

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Document Your Processes Before They Walk Out the Door
document management

Document Your Processes Before They Walk Out the Door

Documenting your business processes as you go is mission critical from day one.
George Deeb
Best-Selling Author Tim Ferriss Doles Out Business Advice
Business Advice

Best-Selling Author Tim Ferriss Doles Out Business Advice

We asked our Twitter followers: What business conundrums are you facing? Then we sent them to the author of The 4-Hour Workweek.
Google Set to Ban Payday Lender Ads
Online Advertising

Google Set to Ban Payday Lender Ads

Starting July 13, the company will no longer allow ads for loans where repayment is due within 60 days of the date of issue. In the U.S., it is also banning ads for loans with an APR of 36 percent or higher.
PayPal to Drop Purchase Protection for Crowdfunding Projects
PayPal

PayPal to Drop Purchase Protection for Crowdfunding Projects

Believe it or not, that's a good thing for crowdfunding.
David Z. Morris
With Data Theft By Employees on the Rise, Don't Look at Cybersecurity as a Mission Impossible
Cybersecurity

With Data Theft By Employees on the Rise, Don't Look at Cybersecurity as a Mission Impossible

One of the biggest and most surprising reasons for data breaches are your own employees. Here are five internal checks you need to have in place.
Peter Gasca
Why Entrepreneurs Should Support Nationalized Parental Leave
parental leave

Why Entrepreneurs Should Support Nationalized Parental Leave

The U.S. is the only industrialized nation in the world that does not provide working moms (or dads) with support during the vital first few months of a newborn's life. It's time for change.
Peter Gasca
Reddit Lays Out New Harassment Policies
Reddit

Reddit Lays Out New Harassment Policies

Freshly reappointed CEO Steve Huffman took to AMA to answer users' questions.
Laura Entis
Employees Feel the Love When Companies Embrace BYOD
Ready To Launch

Employees Feel the Love When Companies Embrace BYOD

Policies that encourage employees to use personal devices for work improve productivity and employee satisfaction.
Matt Straz
What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online
Legal

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online

As the FTC cracks down on non-compliant businesses, understanding the importance of children's online privacy and protection is even more important for small businesses.
Peter Gasca
Attention 'Glassholes': No More Wearing Your Face Computer to the Movies
Google Glass

Attention 'Glassholes': No More Wearing Your Face Computer to the Movies

It's not just bad etiquette -- it's now officially banned by the Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners.
Laura Entis
3 Ways Companies Can Encourage Smart Risk Taking
Growth Strategies

3 Ways Companies Can Encourage Smart Risk Taking

Many business leaders and organizations are predisposed to say no, thereby quashing experimentation and innovation. Here's how to welcome new ideas and tactics.
Salim Ismail
A Favorite Employee Tests Positive for Drugs. Now What?
Employee Management

A Favorite Employee Tests Positive for Drugs. Now What?

Substance abuse can strike even those close to the management team. Set up and maintain policies, provide counseling and determine the best course of action.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Open Carry Controversy: Businesses' New Rock and a Hard Place
Company Culture

Open Carry Controversy: Businesses' New Rock and a Hard Place

Before your company takes a side on a controversial issue, consider these three things.
Peter Gasca
Putting Together Your Social Media Team
Marketing Bootcamp

Putting Together Your Social Media Team

When you're deciding just who you want to manage your online presence, these guidelines will help you choose wisely.
Scott Levy