If you employ staff, whether it’s one person or a whole group, you might spend time trying to find ways to make them more productive, more skilled, and generally better at their jobs. You may consider staff morale, team spirit, and the bond between your members of staff (and yourself), as ways to improve their […]
By now you know that you should look beyond the resume when hiring a person. One of the directions you can explore to understand your candidates better is personality tests. Please note, I’m not saying that they are a perfect way to learn about the person. But they can be helpful, so you shouldn’t miss […]
Let’s get one thing out of the way first. When you notice a lack of productivity from your employees, it might be because of laziness. Some people have a very poor work ethic, and this could be the case with some of the people on your team.
If you are in the process of getting a new business off the ground, then you might want to think about what you can do to make sure that you are going to do so as quickly and effectively as possible. There are plenty of things that you will want to consider here, and it […]
Failing to keep up with current trends could be causing you to lose business. Here are some of the major signs that you’re lagging behind and what you can do get back ahead of the curve.
No business on this planet has perfected their approach, and has avoided making at least one costly mistake. It’s important to consider how this might translate to you. However, just because mistakes may be inevitable, it’s important to still make the effort to avoid them. After all, prevention is much more valuable than the costly […]
Did you know that over 89% of all US businesses employ fewer than 20 people? And with the rise of freelancing, this number is bound to go down even further. As a small business owner today, you have a chance to save money and boost your company’s productivity by outsourcing to freelancers instead of actually […]
If you’re about to up and start your own home based business, you’ve probably got a spreadsheet all laid out. On it you’ve written out all of your expenses, and how frequently they will occur, and you know the general score. You know how much you need to sell in order to make a profit, […]
Conflict is an unavoidable part of human interactions, scientists proved this. So, if you work with people, you need to prepare for it. Conflict resolution within a team requires finesse because you need to not only solve the problem but also ensure that everyone involved is able to work together in the future.
Being a woman in business isn’t like it used to be in the “Mad Men” days but it isn’t a walk in the park, either. That is why implementing a few strategies can go a long way towards making it in what is still something of a man’s world.