You have always been the type of person to play by the rules and follow the path you were always expected to take. Recently, you have taken a huge step back and realized that this doesn’t make you happy. Your current career doesn’t fill you with joy every time you step into the office; you […]
There might be many reasons to fire your employees. But even if the act is well deserved, doing this won’t be easy. Of course, it’s awful for the person losing their job, but it’s also stressful for you.
For a large company, a few employees not feeling happy is not that big of a deal. Granted, productivity from those employees will falter but the company is large enough to take the hit. That’s how some large businesses see it; they can afford to take a dip in productivity for some reason.
Small businesses don’t usually have the expertise required for making and executing an effective marketing campaign. They have some great talent and are led by some of the most awe-inspiring entrepreneurs, but the technical skills needed to spread your name, is not always there.
At a certain point in business, you will find that you are struggling to do everything yourself. When this is the case, you may find that it’s time for you to take on some staff. However, where do you start with this? And what do you need to keep in mind?
I can’t stress enough how important a good manager is for a business and if yours is failing, then your chances of success are slim to none. Of course, there might be other reasons for a team to be unproductive, but while analyzing their work you should assess the manager as well. Look out for […]
Being a boss is hard, and being a woman and a boss is even harder. And you’ll discover another dimension to this challenge if you transition into this position after spending years as an employee (either by opening your own business or getting a promotion to a management position). If you are going through this […]
Unfortunately, there always has been and always will be 24 hours in each day. You cannot change time, but you can control whether you make the most of every minute or waste an entire week. In a working environment, saving time is something that many businesses aim for, yet it can be difficult to turn […]
As a small business, getting things off the ground can be incredibly hard work. There are so many things to do, things to consider and things to pay for. You’re not always skilled or knowledgeable in the tasks you have to do to make your business a success.
It is always good practice for business owners to think about their marketing ideas and strategy and whether they are as effective as they could be. Maybe your messages do not seem to be having the same impact that they have in the past, or perhaps the business has remained at a plateau for a […]