Messy Office, Messy Mind: Strategies To Keep You Focused

Your office space is where all the magic happens. Papers are filed, emails are sent, phone calls are made and much, much more. Over time, paperwork and other things can pile up. That sandwich you ate for lunch while you worked got all over your desk. These little messy things may not seem like much, … Continue reading Messy Office, Messy Mind: Strategies To Keep You Focused

5 Effective Time Management Skills

Time is money! We all know that the more effective we are at completing our work, the more money we will make. Ultimately, being more productive will give you more time in your schedule to get more accomplished and result in more money in your pocket. You work hard every day, and some days are … Continue reading 5 Effective Time Management Skills

Why Business Hours Are So Important For Your Mental Health

Small business owners put a lot of hard work into their business right from the start. If you are a small business owner, you know that your business is built on long hours, careful planning, lots of effort, and so much more. The stress of long hours and tons of effort can seriously take a … Continue reading Why Business Hours Are So Important For Your Mental Health

Why Customer Retention is So Important To The Success of your Business

Gaining and keeping customers is vital to the success of most businesses. Many businesses focus on attracting new customers but fail to pay attention to their current customers. Not only will this cost more money, but it will decrease your customer base, since loyal customers provide repeat business and the best referrals you can get. … Continue reading Why Customer Retention is So Important To The Success of your Business

Balancing Summer Break with a Home Office

Bring on the summer sun! School is almost done for the year and the kids are ready to play their hearts out. Having a home office can give you great flexibility during the school year because it cuts down on commute times, allows you to be readily available if an emergency arises, and lets you … Continue reading Balancing Summer Break with a Home Office

How Outsourcing Can Grow Your Business

Most small business owners are fiercely proud and protective of their business. As they should be! When you start thinking of all the amazing and hard things that you’ve done to build your business, I’m sure that the list would be miles long. You’re building a business with so much of your own time and … Continue reading How Outsourcing Can Grow Your Business

Breakup to Makeup: When Firing a Client Is The Best Decision For Your Business

One of the most challenging tasks when running your own business is finding clients. Given the challenge of finding clients, making the decision to end a relationship with a client can be extremely difficult. After years of experience consulting with small business owners, I’ve found that there are certain situations where continuing a broken relationship … Continue reading Breakup to Makeup: When Firing a Client Is The Best Decision For Your Business

What are Forecasting Models and How Often Should You Be Using Them?

It is not unusual to hear a company’s management team discuss forecasting whether it be about forecasted economic growth, markets, or sales numbers. A forecast is an informed guess and can help with business decision-making. There are two overall approaches to business decision-making, qualitative models and quantitative models. Qualitative models are very successful for short-term … Continue reading What are Forecasting Models and How Often Should You Be Using Them?