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3 Ways to Motivate Workers

March 18, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
The question of motivating employees is often on a business owner’s mind. It can be difficult to find ways to genuinely motivate employees at work, and often the old standards—performance-based bonuses, increased rewards and commissions—only work in the short-term, if they work at all. In fact, some tests have shown that the usual motivational tactics […]
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9 Steps to Leading People Successfully through Major Organizational Change

March 14, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
Change in business is almost always a good thing, but often poor management means that the workforce becomes disengaged and the change process painful. In the worst cases, this results in irreparable damage being done. It doesn’t need to be this way. Follow these nine steps and empower yourself to successfully lead your people through major […]
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Eight Characteristics of Successful Small Businesses

February 2, 2022 | posted by Abacus Payroll
There are many important characteristics to have when running a successful small business. International researchers who have studied many small businesses have found that these characteristics consistently play a part in the success of small companies. The eight characteristics are: Owners leading by example Having a simple business structure Information sharing among employees Staff are […]
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