Communication is key to getting work done, and that’s the truth whether you all work in the same office or all work remotely. Say goodbye to the days of drowning in sticky-notes and missing key tasks, there are hundreds of task management apps out there to help your team manage workflow in 2019, and each
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Life is often about compromise, and navigating the business world is no different. The question is, how do you get what you want when someone else wants something different? Negotiation is an important part of doing business, but despite its commonality, many leaders and business owners are still working to find a balance in getting
After the in-laws, gifting your boss is probably the hardest person to shop for on your list. Really, what do you get someone who makes more money than you? Who knows how much you make? Who you want to thank immensely without being too much of a goody-goody? It doesn’t have to be holiday gifts
No matter what type of business you have or goals you are trying to pursue, you should strongly consider having a business mentor. Not having a business mentor can lead to wasted time, money and resources, as wrong turns can be more costly than anticipated. As you strive to grow your business and provide for
The increase in consumerism around the holidays often means asking for more hours of employees to fill orders, who conversely want more time off to spend with their family. While you’re taking advantage of the increase in sales, remember to give back to the employees you’re asking so much of. Decorate If your company has
Consumers spent over $108 billion online during the 2017 holiday shopping season. Between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, there’s plenty of time to get in on the spending frenzy sales. The hardest part of encountering all of these open wallets is the effect a sudden influx in sales can have on a
Productivity is essential for keeping a business running. What many business owners don’t realize is that a lot of the productivity of their employees doesn’t come from an inspiring speech in the morning or a giant mug of black coffee. Much of the office workflow can be attributed to the office decor, including layout, windows,
Starting a business is invigorating. Creative energy is at an all time high along with optimism and drive. But many entrepreneurs fall into the same trap: this is fun and should always be fun! I should be living my dream! This is what’s known as the “Playing Business” stage. A budding business owner gets caught
So you want to be your own boss. But you don’t want to go broke trying. You want to earn more, but you can’t find a higher paying full time job. Entrepreneurship comes in many shapes and sizes, what it really comes down to is what form of side hustle fits your lifestyle best.
You can manage your business as smartly as you want, but you can’t control natural disasters. With tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding, landslides, fires, and blizzards able to wreck everything you’ve built in a matter of minutes, no area of the country is truly safe from the natural elements. Hurricanes are some of the worst offenders for