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As a small business every pound has to be accounted for and it can be a difficult balancing act juggling the need for a particular skill or service without incurring the cost of hiring an extra staff member. A great way around the problem is to hire a freelancer or contractor to tackle specialist areas such as bookkeeping, marketing, IT, HR and office admin.
As your business grows, you will soon be managing people. The skills, however, in managing employees and starting a business are often different. Here are 10 tips to help you become the type of manager that everyone wants to work with.
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.
What are the benefits of hiring family members, especially your kids, for your business? Learn the advantages of working with family members, especially your kids, in your small business.
To lose money due to a bad investment decision is one thing, but to lose money because a trusted employee embezzled funds from you is like a double whammy.