Who Needs Santa When You Have Social Media?

Government, Politics, and the Economy U.S. Stocks Extend Global Rally on Retail Sales, APEC Pledge U.S. stocks added to a global rally, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to a 13-month high, after retail sales increased more than forecast and Asian government leaders pledged to maintain economic stimulus spending. Bloomberg.comThe Economy6 Steps for Surviving the RecessionThe news today just is not very good. Every time we think we are on the upside of the downturn, we get thrown for another loop, hit with another tax, told it will be just a few more months before all this turns around. BusinessKnowHow.com... [Read Full Article]


Small Biz Tip: Management: Producing Happiness

Tips from October 6, 2009 The Small Business tips today cover working towards a happy workplace. Engage your employees. Reiterate your goals and have them working hard to get involved and participate. Encourage productivity and offer rewards by giving hard workers breaks: they deserve it! Ask for feedback. What keeps employees motivated? Engaged? Energized? Incorporate their suggestions Make sure employees Say, Stay, Strive. Say good things; intend to Stay at your biz; Strive to give 100%. Daily Overview: A good environment leads to happiness, which in turn will lead to productivity & satisfaction. [Read Full Article]