7 Tips for making a successful sales plan

Posted on 8:00 am, August 17, 2015 by

Every sales department and company makes sales plans. However all the plans do not necessarily meet with success. Small businesses need to have sales plans just like established players do. A sales plan outlines sales goals, deadliness to meet the sales goal as well as the process to achieve the targets. By not planning, small businesses are setting themselves up … Read more

How Small Businesses Can Ride Out Tough Economic Times

Posted on 6:10 pm, May 27, 2015 by

It is natural for the economy to have ups and downs. While there are relatively fewer problems during good times, small business owners should be prepared for the bad times. We look at ways how small businesses can weather tough economic conditions. Concentrate on existing customers – It is always easier to get more or different business from existing customers … Read more

Stress management tips for small business owners

Posted on 5:04 am, April 2, 2015 by

Stress Management

No one is immune to stress, especially small business owners. The latter wear many hats ranging from receptionist, marketer, salesperson, administrator, accountant and more. They are usually on a tight budget, overworked and have to meet tight deadlines. In short, they are usually under considerable stress. Stress can negatively impact both health and productivity; hence, the need to tackle it … Read more

How to retain your best employees

Posted on 11:50 am, February 3, 2015 by

Best Employee

Your employees are both the face and engine of your business. Retaining good employees is critical to any organization’s success. We look at ways to retain the best employees. Recognize and appreciate accomplishments – Take the necessary time and effort to recognize and appreciate good work. It doesn’t cost much and raises the morale of the employees. Employees tend to … Read more

Keep Your Employees Happy

Posted on 12:41 pm, July 29, 2014 by

Employees Happy

The employees of a company constitute the most important part of its foundation. Every organization big or small needs to keep its people happy to conduct business smoothly. Job satisfaction, sense of ownership and recognition etc. are important factors that motivate your employees to stay on the top of their class. Your employees are the internal customers of your organization. … Read more

Work Smarter Not Harder

Posted on 1:16 pm, July 17, 2014 by

Smart Worker

It is said that when one lives for a stronger purpose, then hard work is not an option but a necessity. No matter how inspirational this saying may sound, it doesn’t have much to do with real life scenarios. The endless list of tasks that need to be completed on time, the overbearing bosses and ever-increasing work pressure render the … Read more

5 Tips to Keep Your Meetings Productive

Posted on 9:11 am, July 10, 2014 by


Do your subordinates perceive workplace meetings as boring and futile? Have you given a thought on making them more interesting? Making your meetings more fun shall spontaneously make them more interesting and productive as you begin to achieve the underlying objectives. Holding meetings with your team is one of the best means of strengthening interpersonal relationships, boosting morale, identifying the … Read more

Find Yourself a Business Mentor

Posted on 11:28 am, June 19, 2014 by


The importance of having a business mentor has often been undermined by many of us. In the modern day business environment where competition has taken a front seat, it becomes all the more necessary to find yourself a suitable mentor who will advice you and guide you through the maze of corporate warfare. Who is a Mentor? Sometimes, we tend … Read more

4 Ways to Improve Your Memory

Posted on 11:20 am, May 14, 2014 by


We certainly grow wiser as we grow older. Nevertheless, the risk of losing our grip on our memory is impending. Our memory is like a diary. It holds our past experiences and choices that define who we are. These experiences guide us as we move forward in life. The memories work like a base for our decision making processes. We … Read more

What Books are Leaders Reading?

Posted on 1:18 pm, May 5, 2014 by


Have you ever wondered what makes leaders pioneers in their area of business? What is it that sets them apart from the ordinary crowd? The answer is simple. Leaders are constant learners. They never let go of a single opportunity of discovering new knowledge. There are several ways through which one can learn. Listening to what others have to say, … Read more