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By - Sandi Webster

Flexible Work Arrangements: The New Normal

Since the pandemic, most unessential workers work from home half the time. Companies are embracing a flexible or hybrid schedule willingly or unwillingly. Employees are leaving their in-person jobs for ones that offer flexible work arrangements. They want ones where they go into the office one day per week, or everyone comes in on the same day once per month

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Breast Cancer: Donations, DEI and Breast Cancer Types

On October 8, 2022, I will walk again for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides for Breast Cancer research. Please give kindly to my New Birth Warriors team at http://main.acsevents.org/goto/newbirthwarriors.  In over 35 years of participating in the 5K walk for different organizations, I have always considered the disparity between men and women regarding breast cancer. It’s been said that

By - Sandi Webster

A Book is Your Business Card

In 2009, my business partner and I wrote our book because we were on the speaking circuit as successful business owners. We got asked the same questions all the time, and frankly, it became boring as our responses became canned. It was an Uh Ah moment for us. Many business owners were becoming authors for this reason – it’s a

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Learnings From The Great Resignation

During the COVID-10 pandemic of 2021-21, a global phenomenon called “The Great Resignation” occurred. What exactly was that? According to Wikipedia, “The Great Resignation, also known as the Big Quit and the Great Reshuffle, is an ongoing economic trend in which employees have voluntarily resigned from their jobs en masse, beginning in early 2021.” In 2021, COVID requirements were relaxed,

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Shopping While Black or Retail Racism

When you are a black person and reach the age where you can go shopping by yourself or with friends, there is a laundry list of things you need to consider. Black mothers tell their children the following: Do not bring too large a pocketbook so that security guards don’t think you can put clothes in it. Do not go

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Financial Conversations: Tough Talk

Speaking about finances is a topic that strikes fear and apprehensiveness in many people – whether they are business partners, personal relationship partners, employees, or friends – because noone wants to have these discussions when they are doing well (in case someone wants to borrow money) and especially not when they are doing poorly (in case they want to borrow

By - Sandi Webster

Business Pre-Nup

An operating agreement is a key document used by LLCs because it outlines the business’ financial and functional decisions including rules, regulations, and provisions. The purpose of the document is to govern the internal operations of the business in a way that suits the specific needs of the business owners.   + If a company is a multi-member LLC, the operating

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Creating the Seats at Your Table!

What the company does?   Sandi Webster LLC coaches small business owners to form advisory boards that help scale their businesses with a focus on increasing EBITDA towards a successful exit. Business owners learn the difference between a board of directors and an advisory board through an online course or one-on-one coaching. The Current Landscape   In the current pandemic

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My Leadership Style – Learn the Different Styles!

I’ve taken many leadership profiles over the years in the workforce, so I have a good idea of where my leadership style should fall in my current roles as Mentor Chair and Vice President of Public Relations in Omni Toastmasters. Still, I was curious to see the results of this recent assessment. I was pleasantly unsurprised. I’m sharing my leadership