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The construction industry is among the dangerous sectors in the United States of America. Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports the top ten regulations that constructions site violate. Despite safety and educational materials, the violations that appear on the list remain the same. Therefore, if you have a construction site, you can incorporate the educational materials with the following tips to ensure you and your workers are safe.  1. Fall Protection Fall protection on the construction site may be categorized into two; passive and active. Understanding these two categories can establish a safe environment for you…

How long have you been a small business owner? In that time, have you felt good about how you run your company from a financial standpoint? If the answer is no, it would behoove you to starting turning things around. So, are small business finances your strength or do you need to do some work here? Avoid Getting into a Financial Predicament In your efforts to have a strong small business financially and keep it there, you first have to be good with money. So, are you managing your small business to the point where finances are not a major…

Whether you are managing a department, leading a team, or running a business – your aptitude for leadership influences the success of your business. However, being an effective leader takes years of practice and experience handling employees and customers. Unfortunately, 77% of organisations report a leadership gap within their management. We are close to losing a considerable number of leaders in the workplace because many businesses are not able to give their employees the leadership development training and skills that they need. Now this lack of training and education can be compensated through online business, leadership and management courses. These…

If you have notions of selling your startup business, do you have ideas of where to start? Selling a startup does not have to be the most difficult thing you have ever done in your life. With that in mind, where best to begin the process? Make Sure the Timing is Good In looking to sell your startup, here are three keys to hone in on: 1. Timing – For one, you want the timing of the sale to be good. That means knowing when the market is ready for a sale. You do not want to sell when your…

No matter the number of employees you have working for you, it is important to do all you can to treat them right. That said are you doing enough to come up with happy employees on a regular basis? If the answer is no, you could be setting the stage for trouble now or down the road. So, how can you make life better for your employees? Take Time to Get it Right In looking to do all you can for those working under you, here are three areas to focus in on: 1. Job conditions – Even if some…