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Proven Small Business Growth Strategies

NFIB's tried-and-true strategies for business growth

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5 Surprising Business Lessons You Can Learn from Mick Jagger

It's (not) only rock 'n' roll. How the Rolling Stones' singer helped create a business empire.

Stress Management & Work-Life Balance

New DOL Rule

Sam And Mattie Will Never Work Overtime Again

Editorial by NFIB/Colorado State Director Tony Gagliardi.


5 Habits of Highly Influential People

Small business owners should build these strengths to make a bigger impact.

Organization & Time Management


INFOGRAPHIC: How Small Business Owners Waste Their Time

The biggest productivity killers revealed, plus tips on how to combat them.


3 Surprising Business Lessons You Can Learn from George Clooney

More than a pretty face: Actor George Clooney’s varied life offers lessons for small business owners.

Employee Reviews & Motivation


How to Turn a Good Employee into a Great One

Improve the performance of mediocre employees by being honest with them and plotting a course for getting better.


QUIZ: What’s Your ‘Game of Thrones’ Leadership Style?

Think you could rule Westeros better than the characters in the books or TV show? Find out which 'Game of Thrones' character sh...

Outsourcing & Vendors


Creating Realistic Resolutions for Small Business Owners

Small steps lead to big changes. Instead of falling short of your New Year’s resolution, follow these tips to create realisti...


Miami Business Owner Reveals His Biggest Business Mistake

Here’s how three small business owners turned things around after big mistakes.

Green Initiatives


NFIB Member Wins Grant to Help Iowa Businesses Go Green

Project aims to reduce food waste.


How to Conduct a Small Business Waste Audit

How much waste does your small business create? Find out with our simple step-by-step audit guide.

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