When you first start out as a small business owner, you tend to take the bulk of any work onto your own shoulders. You come up with innovative product concepts alone, you lay the groundwork of sourcing manufacturers yourself, and you eventually create a product that is ready for...
If your clients and customers feel welcome, relaxed and happy when they visit your store, workshop or business premises, the chances are they will stay longer, come back more frequently, and, ultimately, spend more money. Here are a few tips on how to create a more welcoming environment for...
If the first thing that comes to your mind when I say team building is Michael Scott and his hilarious, awkward leadership principles, you’re not the only one. Still, in real life, his vision of engaging his employees and building a cohesive team simply doesn’t work.Team building is...
For a small business owner, there’s nothing more important than the employees. Maintaining high productivity is a huge concern for every business owner. Unfortunately, keeping employees productive isn’t easy. There are a lot of problems that can cause productivity to stall. These include:Employees not following directions correctly Employees...
Safety is one of the most critical factors in the operation of any business. With increased criminal presence, businesses are exposed to risky activities and safety issues that can lead to decreased profits and ultimate collapse of the company. It is constantly being reported that companies have experienced losses...
As the big boss in your business, everyone one of your employees will be looking up to you for guidance and support as they do their jobs. Whilst you are in charge, it is the workers you employ that bring your vision to life and make your company thrive,...
From tiny homes to off-grid trailers, non-traditional living arrangements are all the rage these days. But have you considered using a non-traditional workspace?If the thought of heading to the office every day is getting old, shake things up by switching to shipping container offices. These offices are exactly what...
Running a business means you have a payroll, and you have at least one or two people on that payroll - it’s the base of your business, and your employees are what make it as powerful as it is. You wouldn’t be without them, and sometimes, it’d be a...
Working from home is an extremely appealing option for the majority of people. There are so many benefits that come hand in hand with being able to work from the comfort of your own property. You don’t have to get dressed in uncomfortable uniform as there isn’t a dress...
There are two kinds of remote work. One is about millennials sipping mojitos by the beach, working four-hour weeks. They're farming out the day-to-day operation of their company to outsourcers in Senegal.The other is about having employees that can avoid the commute and work from home. They get things...