If you’re running a small business, the one commodity that’s probably more precious to you than anything else is time. Whatever productivity metrics you use as yardsticks, you no doubt feel that you never seem to have enough time to fit everything in. That’s the nature of running a business – there are seemingly endless […]
In the face of rising costs or shrinking revenue, it’s natural that a business would look to reduce payroll costs and make do with a smaller budget, fewer resources, or fewer people. Or maybe you’ve reached a turning point in your business, and it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor by taking a […]
Starting and developing a business requires a high level of risk, expertise and dedication. To bolster an entrepreneurs chance of succeeding, we have scoured the web for small business blogs in order to help find them the information they’re looking for. Here are fifteen of the best blogs at present for small business owners—providing information, […]
These days, you’d be hard-pressed to find a startup, small business, or Fortune 500 company that’s not concerned with reducing labor costs. There are dozens of ways to reduce costs, from reviewing compensation packages to reducing employee turnover and even cross-training employees, so you aren’t so dependent on one employee’s skills. While those things can […]
When running a business, it’s easy for costs to get out of control quickly. Follow these 22 tips to slash spending and help your bottom line. Overhead Costs 1. Shop Around for Your Utilities Whether it’s your energy bills, water supply, or even rent, it’s always worth doing regular price comparisons to check if you […]
2020 certainly hasn’t started out the way anyone had planned, and the foodservice industry hasn’t had an easy go of things amid pandemic-related lockdowns and forced closures. With most states now starting to open back up – and cases still on the rise across the country – it’s essential to be prepared with necessary precautions […]
Diversity in the workplace has been an important issue for business leaders over the past decade. First and foremost, there are the ethical considerations: every person deserves to be judged on merit, no matter their age, race, gender, socioeconomic status, religion, sexual orientation, or appearance. And then there’s the bottom line. Many studies have clearly […]
COVID-19 has disrupted the world economy and left us all feeling a little frozen in place. With so many businesses unable to function and many more operating at limited capacity, it’s easy to feel disorganized or unproductive. Although many things may be beyond our control during this time, it doesn’t mean that we should sit […]
This article outlines the resources and help the CARES Act 2020 gives to small businesses that have been negatively affected by COVID-19.
Phone etiquette runs the risk of slipping, especially among younger employees. Here are our top telephone etiquette tips that are needed for success in 2020.