Imagine this scenario: Every day you find yourself getting more and more aggravated with a certain employee. You tell him or her to do something and they consistently under deliver, thereby requiring someone else (oftentimes you) to pick up the slack. You are sick of it and seriously considering firing this person. Before you write [...]
One major commonality that I see amongst many entrepreneurs and business owners is a real independent spirit. That spirit of independence is one of the main reasons that they seek to start their own businesses in the first place. And many feel like they have something to prove and fall prey to the misconception that [...]
If you're the owner of a small business, you are juggling dozens of responsibilities! This week's Work Your Biz Wednesday from The Small Biz Lady, Melinda Emerson, offers 5 ways that you can promote your small business while on-the-go.
The Nextiva Support Team loves chatting on the phone with customers every day to help answer questions and set up devices. We researched your most frequently asked questions and compiled a list of the top 10. Save time by finding answers to these popular topics below, or access all of our tips and videos on the [...]
Walters Dunn, PLLC is a multi-practice law firm that was started by law school friends in 2010 and now has attorneys in Austin and Dallas, Texas. As their business grew to take on real estate, trademark, bankruptcy, law and gas, and corporate business, their office’s analog phones just weren’t cutting it. With the growing volume [...]
It’s too late to plan a company holiday party—you and your staff have been too busy to deal with it, and now all the venues you wanted are booked up and the caterers are busy. No worries: Here are 6 last-minute ideas you can still pull together in time to celebrate the season with your [...]
Author and consultant Mike Michalowicz offers tips on how to schedule your business payments in a pattern that allows you to start seeing useful trends.
Is your business ready for the New Year? The Small Biz Lady, Melinda Emerson, gives you 5 tips to get your business optimized for 2014 in this week's Work Your Biz Wednesday.
Sales contests can be excellent ways to motivate your team members, add some excitement to the office environment and, ultimately, boost revenue. Here, Lauri Flaquer, owner of Saltar Solutions, a business consultancy based in St. Paul, Minn., offers her top questions small business owners should ask themselves when launching a contest. #1: What is the [...]