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Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Position on a Board of Directors

By James R. Lint
Faculty Member, School of Business, American Public University

After military life and some seasoning in the civilian world, service members become highly sought after by the board of directors of companies and nonprofits. Service members are problem solvers, gaining skills in the military that are not easily acquired in the civilian world. They are accustomed to getting necessary tasks done, which appeals to a board of directors.

4 Ways to Discourage New Employees

By Margaret Jacoby

When it comes to creating an amazing staff and improving employee engagement, it’s all about on-boarding new employees. It’s much easier to get started on the right foot than to redirect and encourage an employee who was never properly oriented. Poor orientation or on-boarding results in employee burnout and, as a result, a lack of productivity in your small business. Here's what you can do to prevent this problem.