Tag Archives: Management

Protect Your Employees from Poaching

November 7, 2013

Poaching or employee raiding is when another business or firm targets your valued team members and attempts to lure them away. Small businesses, especially successful ones, become viable targets because bigger businesses know they can offer more in terms of cash benefits. So how do you ensure that your small business retains those valuable team …
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7 Time Saving Strategies

October 17, 2013

No need to quote studies or research here – small business owners know how many hours they put in to their business. With the business up and running there are a few helpful ways to relieve the pressure and take a well-deserved breather. Delegate. This is a challenge for many small business owners. It is …
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Making Decisions with Confidence

February 26, 2013

          Our decisions shape our lives, our business, and our past, present and future. Being a confident decision maker may seem challenging at times but essentially it is one of the most important ingredients in the recipe for a successful business. Procrastination, distraction and general malaise are common tools employed to …
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Employee Chemistry – Don’t Let It Fizzle Out!

December 17, 2012

A company functions best when there is a cohesive team of dedicated individuals who value teamwork, innovation and good old-fashioned hard work. The breakdown of any one of these variables can cause insurmountable issues. That’s why it is crucial to nurture relationships and provide a culture that promotes collaboration and creativity. Creating cohesion will improve …
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Reward and Retain

November 5, 2012

We often consider the end goal of our working lives to be about making money. After all, money is necessary to improve our quality of life and take care of families and ourselves. But studies repeatedly demonstrate that monetary gain is only a small part of what it means to have a quality work life. …
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Good Personnel Management Means Better Profits

November 9, 2010

Most small businesses operate a tight ship. They manage overhead expenses and watch cost of sales to stay on the credit side of the ledger. But when you’ve reached a point where you cannot see any further ways to reduce costs, there could still be an opportunity to increase your profits through increasing productivity. Probably …
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