2 Simple Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient

Many small businesses struggle with efficiency. They are at a disadvantage compared to large organizations, which have teams of experts constantly looking for ways to boost efficiency on a large scale. They also have more funding to experiment and can afford higher wage consultants to make sure that their business is running as smoothly as … Continue reading 2 Simple Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient

3 Tips on Being Culturally Minded in the Workplace

Having a diverse range of people in your workplace is a necessity these days. And businesses should work to be as culturally minded as possible in order to make sure that all of their employees - and customers - feel welcome. While being a good person is a decent first step, you should do more … Continue reading 3 Tips on Being Culturally Minded in the Workplace

4 Reasons Why You Should Care About Employee Retention

For those of you who have been following our now 4-part series on employee retention, thank you for following through all the way and taking in everything we have to say. We spent a lot of time on this topic because it is one of those central issues where, if you focus on it, your … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Should Care About Employee Retention

How to Improve Employee Retention Part III: Your Business is Not a Right Fit

Welcome to the final part of our series on employee retention. In this series we talked all about how to identify issues in your business that unnecessarily reduce employee retention. If you haven’t read part I or II, I encourage you to start with Part I here, and move on to Part II here. Part … Continue reading How to Improve Employee Retention Part III: Your Business is Not a Right Fit

How to Improve Employee Retention (And Why That’s Important) – Part I: Your HR Sucks

Employee retention: the rate at which your employees leave your business. Low retention means that your employees are staying in the business longer and the cycle of hiring and finding a replacement is low. High retention means your employees are not staying long and you have to spend a lot more money and management effort … Continue reading How to Improve Employee Retention (And Why That’s Important) – Part I: Your HR Sucks

4 Organization Tips to Keep You From Running Your Business to the Ground

You need to run your business properly, and that means organization and time management. We want to make sure you are running your business as efficiently as possible, so we came up with 4 organization tips to keep you from running your business to the ground. Delegate. Delegate. Delegate. If you want it done right … Continue reading 4 Organization Tips to Keep You From Running Your Business to the Ground

How to Stay Motivated When You’re Self-Employed

In the age of the internet, self-employment is now easier and more accessible than ever. Today there are more independent artists, freelancers, musicians, business starters, founders, consultants, and other self-employed professionals than ever before. And it’s easy to get started, all you need is a following, a few mentors, some social media skills and you’re … Continue reading How to Stay Motivated When You’re Self-Employed

What to Research Before Starting a Business

Let's start by refuting a very common misconception: no one starts a business knowing exactly what to do. Becoming a refined businessperson takes years of research, skill and practice. When starting a business, the entrepreneur is usually in one of these false mindsets. Either their superior product or service is all they need for success, … Continue reading What to Research Before Starting a Business