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Cash Flow is Still King

Cash Flow
It’s been said, “Cash flow is king.” The truth is: cash flow is one of the most critical components of success for small or mid-sized businesses, and effectively managing cash flow is one of the biggest challenges faced by most business owners. In this post, we share three tips that will help businesses start managing their cash flow more efficiently.

Work-Life Balance Should Really Be Work-Life Integration

Work-Life Balance
According to a Huffington Post survey, many Americans feel the overwhelming pressure to do more than ever, in less time, and for the same amount of money or less. The lines between work and personal life have become blurred as employees answer text messages, emails, and phone calls before and after work on a regular basis. With this in mind, business leaders should take four simple steps to foster a healthy attitude regarding work-life integration while still creating an environment where employees are engaged.

Two Important Lessons to Learn When Your Loan Request is Denied

Small Business Loans
There’s no question, small and mid-sized businesses rely on borrowed capital to grow and thrive. And even though your banker doesn’t like to say “No,” there are some important lessons to be learned from a denied loan request at the bank. This post discusses what you can do to become a better borrower in order to qualify for the business loan you need, and leverage borrowed capital into increased profits.