If you’re lucky you’ll be running one of those businesses where all you’re going to need to get started will be a ballpoint, a pad of paper and your packed lunch.
Some of my friends seem to think that because I’m a modern woman I’m free to work every waking hour, without any commitments to my family or around the home.
Like the changing of the guard, every business will have certain moments that come around once but every 5 years or so. A mass hiring or new employees can happen less than every 5 years but this is due to your growth, expansion to new territories and possibly recovering from an economic shock.
There’s a lot of talk about how much shopping is done online these days, but the truth is that the majority is still carried out “in real life.” And there’s more good news if you’re a store owner, too — while internet shopping is most definitely here to stay, people are making a slow return […]
Boosting sales is the golden egg when it comes to running your own business. It’s not easy and for many small business owners it doesn’t come particularly naturally, but if you can find some time to focus in on some specific sales-boosting activities, it’s going to pay off.
Technology has transformed the way business people operate for sure, and that applies not just to the billion dollar enterprises and the global corporations but all the way down the food chain to the smallest independent set-ups.
Every business needs a dedicated team in order to operate effectively. Of course, employees are people, and people have their limits. That’s why it’s so important to keep your workers in good physical and mental shape if you want your company to work well. Are you doing enough to ensure your staff members are healthy? […]
How long is a piece of string? When we have a duty of care to our employees, it can be almost as much as we want to take on. As such, we can have a very arms-length approach to looking after our employees, or we can be so caring that we are too caring. How […]
Most of us have needed a helping hand at some point in our lives, but when it comes to business it might be the bank you need to turn to to provide the readies for your first cautious steps.
If you’re looking to take your business forward, here are three improvements to consider…