The Dos and Don’ts of Giving a Job Interview

When conducting a job interview you want to remember that the interviewee is a human being first and foremost and that the right person for the job may not match what you imagined. You should also factor in the job description, and make sure that it’s clear and thorough. And have your questions prepared ahead … Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of Giving a Job Interview

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

3 Strategies to Convert Clients into Referral Powerhouses

Every good business owner knows that your current clients are your best source of future business, both with their repeat business and from the word-of-mouth referrals they provide. Customer referrals are more powerful and less expensive than any other marketing. Regardless of your business size or your industry, you can increase word-of-mouth referrals to drive … Continue reading 3 Strategies to Convert Clients into Referral Powerhouses

Can A Credit Card Be a Good Thing For Your Business?

Credit cards can make people nervous with high interest rates, the fear of racking up a balance you cannot pay off, or having your information stolen. You may be used to handling your personal finances in cash and unsure of using a credit card for your business expenses. It is easy to misuse a credit … Continue reading Can A Credit Card Be a Good Thing For Your Business?