After logging a few long days and working hard, your employees can start to lose their juice. How do you keep your employees motivated when there’s a big project or deadline?
As cartridgesave.co.uk has matured, we have come to understand that people make the business, so we have put into place a set of rules that we abide to in all aspects of our work: “Is it better for our customers? Is it more efficient for us?”
Are you trying to figure out how best to prepare your business for the the impending implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)?
Last week’s post about the pros and cons of remote employees discussed how to tell if a remote worker situation would be a good fit for your company. Today, guest author Lior Levin provides tips to help you get up and running with remote employees or offices. Remote workers make up of roughly 10 percent [...]
As employees come and go, some employers are forced to deal with a sometimes uncomfortable situation down the road: Should they rehire an individual they fired? Well, the million dollar question—of course—is whether or not that individual left your employ voluntarily or involuntarily. If it is the latter, then you definitely have some extra thinking [...]
Business owners say all the time, “I need more business. My marketing isn’t working.” Yet, when they are faced with an opportunity to learn and grow and install a system that will give them a long-term strategy for success, their excuse is, “I don’t have the time.” How can that be? How can you need more business [...]
You run a great business and you want to hire the best people. And who can blame you? You have a lot riding on the choices you make. Their performance reflects not only on your success as a manager, but on the fortunes of your business, too. If your new employees perform well, you succeed [...]
I’ve been working with the team at Palo Alto Software on a series of videos to help you with business planning. This video is about hiring a business plan writer (or not) to help with business planning. What do you think about my advice on hiring a consultant to help with business planning. By the [...]
I love the title of this post by Matt Mireles: “How I Judge Investors” on his The Metamorphosis blog. The title alone makes a very important point: Investment is like a marriage. Both sides win, or neither side wins. It is really painful is to see a potentially good business go down the drain because [...]
One of the biggest business steps you’ll ever take is adding the second person to your one-person business. Especially if that second person is a partner, co-founder or investor, the difference can be like night and day. After that, it’s never fully your business again. This is a lot like the little girl with the curl on [...]