How to Hire the Right Employee

How to Hire the Right Employee

All organizations, big or small, succeed because of their employees. They are the face of your company and can make or break your business. It is important to use the right techniques and tools to find productive and long term employees. Let’s take a look at some ways to get quality and reliable employees. Adaptability – In today’s rapidly changing … Read more

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Make Your Time Worth Every Minute You Invest in Your Small Business

Make Your Time Worth Every Minute You Invest in Your Small Business

A recent 2013 survey of small businesses completed by Salary.com reported that more than 69 percent of respondents admitted to wasting time during their work day. By not having the right tools, the right processes or the right priorities, you’re business cannot run at its full potential. Make 2014 a successful year just by focusing on getting productive time from … Read more

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How to effectively communicate with your team

How to effectively communicate with your team

It is an indisputable fact that this is an era of intense competition in the business space. Small businesses are also not immune to this trend. It is essential that the whole business team works together towards a consistent business goal. Let’s look at ways and means to bolster the leader’s communication with his/her team. 8 Ways of effective communication … Read more

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9 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

9 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” —Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO There are many entrepreneurs in the market today. But only a few succeed and fewer achieve enormous success. Every successful entrepreneur is different. However, they all share some important traits which contribute in great measures to their eventual success. We look at some … Read more

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Business Resolutions for the New Year

Business Resolutions for the New Year

Two weeks from now the world will be ready to welcome 2014. Everyone including the entrepreneurs make it a practice to make a list of resolutions every New Year. A list of resolutions will help keep you focused in your area of work or activity. In fact it acts as a reminder to help you become a successful person. The … Read more

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What I Used to Start my Business Online

What I Used to Start my Business Online

Photo credit: Maryland GovPics Interested in starting your own online business? I’ve gone through the process and thought I’d write about my experiences so you can benefit from the mistakes I made as well as the things I’ve done that have made the whole process easier. While it’s not easy and you’re not going to succeed overnight, it is possible … Read more

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Do your customers trust you?

Do your customers trust you?

“Don’t open a shop unless you like to smile.” – Chinese proverb A few decades back, small business owners interacted with people face to face. Today, SMB owners interact through email, mobile phones, online chat, Skype or FaceTime. Customers can like products, people, restaurants, photos and companies on social media platforms such as Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter or LinkedIn. Technology … Read more

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Improve Your Time Management

Time is money, an old adage holds very true for new and established business owners. Time is a valuable asset which cannot be leveraged by paying more. In today’s economy, it is very unstable and many business owners are forced to work long hours to keep their business afloat. Whether it’s a startup business or an established one, owners should … Read more

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Financial Advantages of Implementing BYOD

Financial Advantages of Implementing BYOD

It seems like everywhere you look, your employees are toting around their own smartphones, tablets and laptops, and they’re using them at work whether you want them to or not. Fortinet found that 51 percent of workers ages 21 to 35 didn’t care about what the official device policy indicated and used their devices during working hours anyway. Instead of … Read more

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Finish the year off strong!!

Finish the year off strong!!

The year 2014 is around the corner. The small and medium business owners are busy trying to get their tax papers in place, analyzing the business performance, planning for the next year and the lists goes on. However, there are a few things every business owner has to do to take his business to the next level. Here is a … Read more

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