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Family-owned businesses are the heart and soul of our economy. They provide economic growth and job security. However, they also present the family members with a unique set of challenges. Here we explain 10 of the most common land mines that can damage your business as well as your relationships and give you the guidance you need to keep your both your business and family ties healthy.
Blogs and business magazines are filled with productivity tips – so many, in fact, that many professionals don’t know where to start and they never overcome their unproductive routines. That’s why we have carefully curated the five best – and universally applicable – ways you can squeeze the wasted time out of your and your employees’ workday. Implement these tips and your entire team will get more done, be happier at work, and your company will be perfectly positioned for growth.
Difficult people. They can make life miserable and stand in the way of progress at your company. Yet despite the fact that there are difficult people everywhere, they don’t need to get you down, rile up your employees, or keep you from doing your job and achieving your goals. You need to understand their motivations and how to effectively dial down their “degree of difficulty” to a manageable level. If this sounds like information you need, check out the insights, strategies, and secrets revealed here.
Changes and new ventures at Amazon seem to come at breakneck speed. What would cause some companies to crash and burn has provided the foundation for success at Amazon. How does Bezos safely and successfully pilot his company through this high-velocity business environment? It turns out that he has implemented some simple tools and concepts that everyone can understand and use. Discover them today for yourself and put your business on the fast track to success.
Are you a list person? If so, you’re going to love our list of eight strategies you can start implementing today to make your workplace millennial friendly. But don’t worry, if you can’t do them all at once, pick the strategies that best suit your organization where it’s at right now and start moving. As for the rest, why not print this out and put it in your top drawer so you can get to those ASAP?
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the workplace at a speed and in ways never before experienced. We’ve seen a virtual steroid-induced reliance on remote work, which saddles management with a whole new series of obstacles to overcome. For success in this era, you need to understand and properly handle both the new interpersonal and technological demands. But not to worry, in this article we give you the insights and tools to shape a successful remote work environment and culture for your company.
The heat of competition pushes many of us into working insane hours. But the truth is, too much time at work can kill us and our businesses – literally. In the shorter term, productivity goes down and in the longer-term serious health issues prevent us from performing our roles at work. Do you need convincing? Check out the solid – and sometimes dramatic – facts in this article and begin to discover the optimum balance between your work and your personal life.
At some level every small business and startup owner understands that marketing is central to success, but many fail to employ a savvy strategy starting on day one. This leads to making some common – and often critical – marketing mistakes. In this article we give you the information you need to avoid five deadly marketing mistakes and leap ahead of your competitors.
You should strive to improve yourself every year – both personally and professionally. If you have bad habits that held you back in 2019, make 2020 the year you break them and realize the success and happiness you deserve. But can we talk? Breaking habits isn’t easy – especially if you don’t have a plan. In this article, we give you the practical strategies and tips that will empower you to make the changes in your life that have so far seemed unobtainable.
Is your sales team not closing deals they should be able to close? Are they failing to take enough orders? Have you noticed your company losing customers to the competition? The symptoms of sales team troubles are many and the solution is often tied to information – the right information properly applied. Discover the proper use of data to create an atmosphere where salespeople are motivated to top themselves and achieve even greater successes.