Time to Update Your Productivity Playbook

You’ve undoubtedly had those weeks, maybe even those months. Those periods of time where your company’s productivity seems to be stuck in mud deeper than what’s left after a thaw from a late-March snowstorm here in Chicagoland. Ready to dig… Read more→

Where Do You Get Smarter?

With so many platforms and technologies available at our fingertips, there is a whole world out there full of resources and places to get smarter. With so little time in the day, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed in your search… Read more→

New Year, Same Shared Experience

New year, new you! Right? All of us are most likely welcoming the start of 2023 with a list of things we want to improve on. Maybe you want to take up a new hobby, like cooking or painting or… Read more→

Members Share Their Flex Forum Experiences

First, we talked with Kornel Grygo, CEO of Tasty Catering. Here’s what Kornel had to say. Kornel, can you give us a little bit of background on your involvement with EFBC to date? Tasty Catering has been a member of… Read more→

An Intro To NFTs

Technical Description of an NFT: A cryptographic asset on a blockchain with unique identification codes and metadata that distinguish them from each other. Let’s Break it Down: A one-of-a-kind token (or digital asset) that can’t be copied or replicated. It’s… Read more→

3 Technologies That Will Disrupt Your Business in 2023

Blockchain Most commonly known for its role in supporting cryptocurrency, blockchain can be most simply thought of as a digital ledger that keeps track of transactions. It is a distributed-ledger system for securely recording, storing, managing, and transmitting transactions. Because… Read more→

How to Prevent Quiet Quitting

While large companies like Ford and Peloton announce layoffs, the ability to attract great talent remains a priority for many of our members. And retaining our teams is an even bigger concern. Throughout all this workplace turmoil, a phenomenon called… Read more→

Helping Our Businesses Weather Inflation

As business owners, we are always tackling the next challenge. We’ve previously shared some tips on how EFBC members and other businesses have weathered the pandemic and ongoing supply chain disruptions. Now let’s share some suggestions on surviving the latest… Read more→

Now Hiring! From Anywhere!

We first spoke with Karen Snodgrass, CPA, Principal at Cray, Kaiser Ltd. and asked for her insights on the tax implications of hiring workers from out of state. What tax considerations do employers need to keep in mind when hiring… Read more→