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Managing & Growing
Hiring an expert can be one of the most efficient ways to turbo-charge your business. Learn how to choose the expert or consultant to hire.
One of the most common mistakes companies make when they are trying to boost their profits, is to try and get new customers. Studies have shown, however, that the best profit boosting opportunities lie in optimizing the relationships you have with your existing customers. Here are four simple steps to do just that.
Every business should have, at some level, an internal control system in place to protect against losses, both intentional and unintentional. Learn how to develop an internal control system for your small business.
One way to manage your time effectively is to delegate work to others on your staff or to contract workers you hire for specific projects. Learn how to delegate.
Ultimately a business must sustain itself with profits to continue its legacy. Businesses need to grow because those that are risking their hard earned investment in the business (including yours! logically expect a reasonable return on that capital. Learn the cardinal rules of business growth.
Project management is a very important business concept because it is in place to ensure that projects are completed in a timely fashion as well as to the best of the company’s ability. Project Management is basically the discipline of making goals and reaching those goals. Learn what project management is and learn how to apply it in your small business.
Setting examples and expectations works better than rules in the workplace. Rather than rules, have expectations. Learn employee management through expectations and standards.
Do you really know how your business is performing? Meaning more than just sales growth or profitability trends. Have you ever done an in-depth analysis of your business? Here’s how you can.
Big and small businesses have to think about risk management and how these risks will affect the company’s business model. Learn about business risks to help you assess how precarious your business model.