After 30+ years in business, my companies have developed a reputation for having low prices. We may not be the rock-bottom lowest-priced vendor, but the price that we charge our customers for the value we provide them is always unmatched by our competitors. Here’s why we deliberately keep our prices low and avoid price increases […]
Strong leaders help carry a business toward success by reducing turnover and boosting profits. Poor leaders? Not so much. In fact, bad managers cost businesses billions of dollars annually. This is why executive development is oh-so important in businesses of all sizes.
Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday (SBS) is a staple in the post-Thanksgiving shopping weekend. But for Small Business Saturday 2020, things may look a little different.
In today’s hyper-competitive talent market, it’s increasingly difficult for employers to attract, engage, and retain employees. Based on a 2018 survey, one in two employees would like to experience a greater focus on well-being at their company, which includes physical, psychological, and financial wellness. With this, it is unsurprising that wellness programs at work and […]
Your company culture says a lot about your small business. A good workplace culture can help you retain top talent and grow your business. But, poor company culture can leave you with high turnover rates and low employee morale.
The coronavirus has brought on a lot of “new normals,” one of which is remote work. With more employees working from home now than ever, employee isolation and loneliness are on the rise. To help your workforce combat employee isolation while working remotely, learn how to prevent it and the signs to look out for.
If you can dream it, you can do it. For many, nothing could be more true. That’s why imagination and innovation in business are essential. Without them, your company could grow stagnant, become outdated, struggle to build business resilience, and fail to reach its full potential.
Finding success as a startup can be difficult. Most founders start their businesses with a desire to bring real innovation to their chosen fields. However, they meet a wide variety of challenges and risks from the get-go, and the margin for success can be slim.
New computer technologies have drastically created numerous opportunities for small business entrepreneurs. But opportunities coming from the interconnected and data-driven economy have created a new wave of information technology challenges that threaten to lag your business operations. On top of the enormous inconveniences they cause, these problems also pose severe threats to your business’s data.