Leadership Styles 2016 For Small Business Owners

Posted on 7:23 am, January 21, 2016 by

leadership styles 2016

“The wise adapt themselves to circumstances, as water molds itself to the pitcher” – Chinese Proverb – There is a gamut of various leadership styles that small business owner can harness. World has seen great leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Dalai Lama, Steve Ballmer, Jack Welch and many others who have led the people. The leadership style of these leaders … Read more


Is Customer Loyalty Necessary or Not?

Posted on 6:53 am, December 28, 2015 by

customer loyalty

All businesses require customers to survive as well as thrive. It is not necessary that every customer remains loyal. Companies having less loyal customers have to constantly put effort, time and money to draw in fresh clients. Whereas, companies having loyal customers get repeat business from the same customer base. Also loyal customers act as brand ambassadors and spread positive … Read more


Is Your Small Business Prepared For the Holiday Season

Posted on 1:05 am, November 5, 2015 by

With the month of October behind, and with just few weeks for Thanksgiving, the shoppers are geared up with holiday shopping lists for a holiday sale. With most of the shoppers going online to make their holiday purchases, you as a small business entrepreneur should start prepping up your enterprise now. If you want to improve your marketing and sales … Read more


Getting your business off the ground

Posted on 11:40 pm, October 21, 2015 by

You have decided to strike out on your own. But are you completely prepared? We look at things to get your business up and running. Ask pertinent questions – Brainstorm on certain questions. These include the type of business you want to run. How many locations you want? How many employees you want? Do you have the skills to run … Read more


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