Many times you create a strategy for your business plan as a start-up and it gets filed away and never looked at again. Not good. In this video, business experts, Jesse Torres and Aaron Michael Sanchez explain how to create a successful business strategy.
When you hire someone to do work for you, you are entering in a contract of trust. You trust that the person or company that you’re hiring will do what they say they will do. And before you hired them, you did your research. You checked online reviews, you asked friends or family for a referral. (I don’t know about you, but I would only recommend someone whom I know and trust that they are reliable, and will do what they promise they will do.) How do you build that trust if you’re just starting out?
Personal branding means being known as the expert. Here are some ways you can become an influencer.
Credit card processing is an unregulated industry. It is electronically based with no short cuts. Pricing is the biggest area of misinformation.
In tech support, we love information. And we want to get our hands on as much of it as we can. Here’s why: The more information you’re able to provide us, the easier it is to quickly and efficiently solve your problem. Narrowing down the issue is always the hardest part. Once you discover the specific problem, the actual fix is easy.
It is true that security rarely actually adds anything to the bottom line of your company. There is usually nothing tangible to point at and say “We added X amount of $ to the company bottom line and thereby saved you that money". But on the other hand, you should contact your insurance company and see how much they can save you by hiring security officers or a patrol of your facility.
Have you begun to wonder if your business is ready to expand? It’s a tough question to answer. Even if all indicators point toward making this move, you don’t want to jump the gun. This is a big decision that will impact you and your company in a number of ways.
Productivity depends on how ergonomic is our workspace. Margo Brown shares her expertise how to keep the right posture and the best focus during your workday. As Productivity Specialist, the author points at major health problems that could be prevented if we stand up more often.
At 33 years of age, Ivanka Trump, Executive Vice President of Acquisitions and Development of the Trump Organization, was one of the panelists at this year’s Forbes Women’s Summit and here’s a video interview where she talks about being an entrepreneur and building a business.
If you have a family-owned-and-operated, andyou’re a baby boomer, you need to start thinking about who’s going to run the business when you retire. Something to remember: your style of doing business may be different than those of a Gen-Xer or a Millennial.
As an entrepreneur, you had to create a business plan for your business when you started up. It included an executive summary, financials, marketing plan and some forecasting. But how far into the future did you go? 1 year? 5 years? 10 years? A question you need to ask yourself — and many business owners overlook this — is What’s Your Exit Strategy?