Business Management

Ask Gene: Small Business Owner Questions Answered

Gene Marks

Gene Marks is an author, columnist, keynote speaker and owner of the Marks Group. Through his writing and collaboration with The Hartford's Small Biz Ahead blog and podcast, Gene gives advice and resources to help business owners, executives and managers they need to run a successful... Continue

Finance

5 Questions To Ask Your Accountant Right Now

Gene Marks

It's not news that this has been a crazy year. Many small businesses have been negatively impacted by the pandemic. And yet, there are a number of businesses that have continued to operate profitably, some that have even thrived. Millions of government loans were received. Some businesses... Continue

Managing Employees

Younger Generations Leading the Remote Working Charge

The Hartford & Kelly Spors

Recent weeks have seen a surge in business owners and their employees working remotely. The social distancing and self-isolation tactics meant to slow the spread of COVID-19 have seen millions turn to remote working, taking advantage of technology to continue their business... Continue

Managing Risk

Marketing

The press release is not over-hyped. It's not unimportant. It's still very relevant. However, the year is 2020, and the press release that your parents wrote has, well, expired. Back in the day, companies would issue press releases for product releases, key hires, corporate events or... Continue