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Employee Freedom Breeds Loyalty and Commitment

Giving employees freedom can lead to lower turnover.


  • Providing workers with freedom of choice in the workplace makes them happier and more productive than employees who have less autonomy.
  • There are many ways to create employee freedom in the workplace.
  • When leaders use strategies to create space for employee choice and autonomy, they inspire loyalty and foster employee commitment to the work, leader and organization.
  • This article is for small business owners interested in learning about employee loyalty and freedom.

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Direct Costs vs. Indirect Costs: What Are They, and How Are They Different?

Understanding direct costs and indirect costs is important for properly tracking your business expenses.

  • It’s crucial to understand the difference between direct and indirect costs when pricing your products or services.
  • Direct costs are expenses that can be connected to a specific product, while indirect costs are expenses involved with maintaining and running a company.
  • As a business owner, you will have a clearer understanding of how to set pricing if you can classify your costs correctly.
  • This article is for small business owners or startup founders who want to get a better understanding of their costs.

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Understanding Generation Z in the Workplace

Generation Z is an increasingly large part of the workforce. Learn how to cater to this unique demographic.


  • More and more members of Generation Z – those born between 1997 and 2002 – are entering the workforce.
  • Before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, this demographic has been largely interested in tech jobs.
  • Gen Z employees value high salaries, great benefits packages, and newer perks, and are turned off by heavy-handed upper management, long work hours, and wages barely above the legal minimum.
  • This article is for business owners looking to understand what Gen Z employees want in and beyond the tech industry.

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