For a small to medium sized business owner, keeping the revenue continuing to flow in and making a profit are the keys to staying in business. Here are three questions which are topics being discussed at businesses large and small and I’m interested to know how you are handling them. Question #1 – Shrinkage, stealing or taking something and not paying for it. Until recently known as illegal activity. If you have a retail operation you know exactly what this refers to. However, even if … [Read more...]
Who Do You Bounce Ideas Around With?
You’re thinking about a few things. There’s a career opportunity. You may have a new business idea. Some personal problems you need to make decisions about. Who do you bounce ideas around with? The last thing you need is to air out something with someone and then read about it all over social networks five minutes later. Or maybe you want to ask a lot of people their opinion on your situation. Right! Now you have two dozen basketballs to dribble instead of just … [Read more...]
Two People Running a Company is a Marriage
If you have ever attended a wedding ceremony, you probably have witnessed an exchange of wedding vows either exactly or similar to one of the samples below. Sample Religious Wedding Vows "I, ___, take you, ___, for my lawful wife/husband, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and health, until death do us part." "I, ___, take you, ___, to be my husband/wife. "I, ___, take thee, ___, to be my wedded husband/wife, to have and to … [Read more...]
Out Of Order!
Do you ever have a sign up to let people know something is not working properly in your business? Here are a few things to be concerned about. First is how long does it take for this issue to be fixed? Second is what is not working and how much do your customers need it - miss it? Third is what does this say about you and your business and how you think about your customers? Let’s discuss the first item. A Fitness Center has restrooms within a thirty second stroll from the main … [Read more...]