In this tight economy, keeping costs down is important for your business to survive. From sourcing the products you sell to ensuring that shipping and fulfillment costs are kept to a minimum — all without sacrificing quality – you constantly need to find ways where and how you can reduce your costs and save. Learn about a new site where small business owners can get plenty of deals and savings.
If you have employees, remember this old adage – people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Do you know the first names of each of your team member’s spouse partner or significant other? How about their children’s names? Now what about their pet’s name’s? These are the things that are critical to the success of any team regardless of the level or industry.
There’s a reason we call this the information age, and it’s not because we’re all so much smarter. It’s because we all have access to so much information, at our fingertips, all the time. Learn how you can cope with too much information.
The good news: your business has grown by leaps and bounds. The bad news: your business has taken over your house and your house feels like it’s bursting at the seams! If your home business has outgrown your home office, here are options to consider if you need additional space.
Are you prepared to run a business? This is the question that Linda J. Lord’s new book “The Pitch: Business Lessons Learned on the Soccer Field” explores. Your level of preparedness – mentally, intellectually and emotionally — can spell the difference between the success and failure of your business.
I have always been fascinated with Apple’s Mac computers, and the passion towards the brand of its users. But I’ve always been a PC user, and I’m the type who finds it hard to shift away from something I know. So I bought a top-of-the-line iMac computer with 27-inch screen intent on understanding what’s the […]
Life for a business owner is hectic. You’ve only got 24 hours, yet you’ve got a thousand and one things to do. The only way you can be productive and get things done is to be efficient with the way you manage time. Here are strategies to manage your time:
If you are running a business, contracts are an essential tool to understand the duties involved from each party. Contracts are needed to level expectations, state the deliverables, and specify each of the parties’ responsibilities. It is also a means to control your costs as the business owner. But whether you are using contracts for your service business, for your suppliers or advertisers, the key question remains: Do you update your contracts?
This entry is part 6 of 11 in the series Home Business End of the Year ReviewPrepare your mind for new challenges ahead. You have already taken stock of where you are. You have thought about where you want to go. The next step is to ensure that you are in the right mindset for […]