Problem-solving and decision-making skills are essential for any small business owner. Oftentimes, problem-solving and decision-making go hand-in-hand. And, utilizing the right decision-making and problem-solving strategies can make or break your business. Read on to learn about the importance of problem-solving and decision-making and steps to take to find the best solution for your small business. […]
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If you work 40 hours per week, you spend nearly a quarter of your time in the workplace. Spending so much time in one place can make you susceptible to illness, fatigue, and poor eating habits. Do you struggle with staying healthy at work?
As an employer and leader, keeping your team motivated can be difficult. And, when your workers lack inspiration, productivity can decline. So, how can you inspire your team to help boost productivity and innovation?
What are the key ingredients of a thriving workplace? Veteran entrepreneurs may argue that workplace efficiency depends on employee engagement and retention. And if you want to boost engagement and retention, focus on building relationships at work.
There are many ways to devise a small business project management plan, but what good is a plan that you can’t put into action? The best way to go about implementing a project management plan is through the use of project management software.
What are your business’s strengths and weaknesses? What about your opportunities and threats? If you aren’t able to effectively answer these questions, you need to conduct a SWOT analysis. A SWOT analysis can help you evaluate your business, institute appropriate changes, and improve operations. Learn what a SWOT analysis is, find out how to conduct […]
No one likes to be stuck in a long meeting where nothing really gets done. And no one wants to go to a meeting that they don’t really need to be at. You shouldn’t pull people away from their regular tasks to meet about every little thing that comes up in your business. When you […]
In business, setting goals and working to achieve them is a constant. Business projects require different amounts of work, staff involvement, and budgets. To make sure you set goals for projects on a case-by-case basis, you can create small business project management plans. Learn about project management basics, why it’s important for small businesses, and […]
Only 32% of U.S. employees are engaged at work, according to Gallup. Without engaged employees, you’ll start to see a drop in productivity and quality of work. And, you’ll see a spike in turnover rates. You need to know how to improve employee engagement to combat these issues.
We live in a fast-paced world and when customers want something, they want it now. We have fast food, faster internet, and crazy fast shipping. Undoubtedly, your customers have the same high expectations for your customer service. Do you need an answering service to keep your customers happy and to keep them coming back?
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