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  • 5 Ways Startups Can Compete With Big Businesses

    As an entrepreneur or small business owner, there are many things you worry about. But one of the scariest has to be the possibility that a competitor — a big one — will come along and disrupt your market. It’s the age-old tale of David and Goliath, except the giant wins pretty much every time in the real world.

    Lawrence Tam- 16 readers -
  • How to Protect Your Company Against False Claims Lawsuits

    Under the False Claims Act, employees are encouraged to file a lawsuit against the company they work for on behalf of the government if they believe fraudulent behavior is happening. Through acting as a whistleblower, the employee holds the company responsible for acting fraudulently and can receive a piece of the government’s recovery.

    Lawrence Tamin How To's- 19 readers -
  • The Importance of Business Insurance During The Winter

    Since business insurance isn't generally a requirement, it's quite common to see companies go without coverage all year. Although this is a viable strategy when trying to cut down on operational costs, a personal injury that occurs on your property could wreak havoc on even the most fundamentally sound budgets and financial plans.

    Lawrence Tam- 30 readers -
  • How to Create a Lean Business Using Kanban

    If efficiency is your goal, then Kanban is hands-down the way to go. It follows the concept of continuous improvement, and can push your development cycle to its full potential. In Kanban, you’re encouraged to improve everything about your normal business processes, all the way from development to the shipment of your final product. The solution is simple.

    Lawrence Tamin How To's- 12 readers -
  • Why You Should Give Free Content to Readers

    Although the exact number varies from week to week, there are more than a billion websites in existence. Each and every day, you are competing with established giants as well as newcomers on the World Wide Web, all hoping for the attention of potential visitors. Creating content regularly is key to attracting site visitors.

    Lawrence Tamin Content- 18 readers -
  • How to Maximize Your Productivity — Starting With Your Commute

    There are 1,440 minutes in 24 hours, though it’s amazing how fast that time can seem to fly by. This is especially true when you’re spending the bulk of your waking hours at work, as well as commuting there. Finding any free time can feel impossible. In the mornings, you’re rightfully focused on waking up, bathing and getting some sustenance in your body before departing for your job.

    Lawrence Tamin How To's- 12 readers -
  • How to Prepare Your Company for the New Overtime Law

    Tick tock. Time is running out. The new federal overtime regulations go into effect December 1, 2016. Starting then, most white-collar employees whose weekly salaries are lower than $913 are eligible for overtime pay. As a result, the Department of Labor estimates employers will distribute almost $1.4 billion more in salaries and overtime. That’s a big change.

    Lawrence Tam- 13 readers -
  • Solutions to Better Track Your Marketing Performance

    Creating and implementing a marketing plan are good first steps to boost your business, but it’s also necessary to measure whether your tactics are working as expected. Some business owners try a marketing technique for a too-brief period, and potentially miss out on lucrative opportunities due to impatience.

    Lawrence Tam- 11 readers -