The SBA reports that 50 percent of new businesses fail within the first five years. How would you like to know what the 50 percent knows? Plain and simple, they acknowledge that they don’t know everything. They hire smartly and partner with other experts for the rest.
Does the thought of networking make you cringe? Do you find it difficult to make connections in a room full of strangers who seem to be doing nothing more than swapping business cards and empty pleasantries? The truth is, this perception usually comes from ones own lack of planning for the networking event.
No detail is too small to be analyzed, strategized and systematized. Whether it’s a simple task like how to process credit card payments or a more complex task like fielding customer complaints, every action in your business should be systematized.
Consistency in business is not just about the employees giving the same service or a widget being created the same way every time. Consistency begins with you, the business owner (insert manager if appropriate). Here are the steps required for creating consistency in every business.
Are you a little underwhelmed with the level of engagement you’ve received from your company’s social media sites? There are quite possibly fewer algorithms that keep a space shuttle in orbit than there are for determining who sees what content and when on Facebook.