4 Ways to Succeed

Everyone is in a reactive position at this point and time in business and are struggling of finding ways to become successful or maintain their success. As some states are beginning to reopen, others are maintaining their #StayHome orders and then there are other states that are somewhere in between with partial reopening. How is this affecting your small business […]

Business Risk Re-defined

As a small business owner an important factor in managing the affairs of your company is not only the complexities of the external environment and its potential impacts – favorable or harmful – on the profitability of your firm but also endogenous factors to the entity. Your company must constantly assess of all the elements which are part of your […]

New Business Idea? Protect It!

This is a crazy time for everyone. It doesn’t mean that your entrepreneurial mind has closed. During the quietest of times is when ideas start to come to us. So, you’ve got the next big business solution – congratulations! How do you know someone, even with the best of intention, doesn’t share it with another who decides to take it […]

Managing Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is a huge concern in certain industries and is one of the main reasons for causing sleepless nights for managers. Turnover is simply the superficial problem and the crux of the problem is much deeper. What really needs to be studied and analyzed is the reason behind the high turnover rate of an organization. There can be various […]

Human Resources – Employee Engagement

Employees are the key differentiating factor in any organization. After all they are often the ones who are instrumental in giving an organization an edge over its competitors. It is therefore essential for HR departments to ensure employees stay fully committed and motivated while performing their responsibilities, in other words they must use effective ‘Employee Engagement’ strategies. Employee Engagement is […]

Understanding Intrapreneurship

Not everybody is fortunate enough to give wings to their entrepreneurial pursuits due to lack of capital and other resources. The concept of “Intrapreneurship” comes to the rescue of such individuals. Intrapreneurship is basically practicing entrepreneurship within the confines of an organisation. Intrapreneurship works well for various reasons, the foremost being that unlike entrepreneurial ventures there is no substantial risk […]

Client Referrals

Any small business owner worth his salt will tell you that word of mouth publicity is one of the best ways for securing more business. Client referral systems are based on this very thought. Generally, when a satisfied client refers your name to someone, chances are that the person will end up becoming your client as well. However, you can’t […]

Manpower Planning

Irrespective of the size of your organizations you must make your staffing decisions carefully. After all, poor manpower planning results in either overstaffing or understaffing; both of which can act as major roadblocks in an organization’s growth. Understaffing often results in unnecessary delays, unproductive hours, unsatisfied customers, unfulfilled orders, and last but in no means the least- uncontainable losses! On […]

Leadership and Marketing

As a leader, main man, top dog or any other pet name you can think of for yourself when referring to your role decision maker there will be times that you will be faced with when to refocus, redefine or repurpose the financial resources of your organization depending upon the challenges you may be facing.  Change is all around you […]

Measuring Motivation

When it comes to finding motivation to achieve our goals there are some of us who just naturally have it and then there are others who struggle to locate and embrace it. As a person who is always highly motivated, I do find there are certain days where I wonder where my motivation has disappeared to. It is on these […]

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