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8 Great Online Resources for Small Businesses

It can be frustrating sifting through small business articles looking for just the right resources you need. Yet, the Internet is full of websites that can help you at every stage of your company’s development. Often this information is free, and it can give you the opportunity to connect with similar businesses and entrepreneurs.
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Whether you’re looking for a business mentor or basic advertising tips for your website, experts, entrepreneurs, and government agencies put this information online to increase their publicity and to help business owners succeed.

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Touch Base

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The fundamental principle, foundation or groundwork
for creating an environment where there is
open, frequent communication to discuss basics…

When leaders utilize the Touch Base Practice, they do just that:  “Touch Base” with each individual on their team.  Scheduling Touch Base Sessions on a structured, monthly basis creates a consistent time-frame in which managers and employees can touch base one-on-one.

It’s an opportunity for each individual to build a relationship with the other, unrelated to an annual performance review or a performance coaching where performance metrics (sales results, etc.) are reviewed.  The “base” or basis”” of anything is its fundamental principle, foundation or groundwork for creating an environment where there is open, frequent communication to discuss basics is an invaluable practice in a successful leadership toolkit.

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