Every day, we read or listen to a way to make our life easier. Whether it's the new laundry detergent packet (no more measuring), the self-driving car, or setting your alarm from your phone, daily tasks are easier than they used to be. In business we can now have Drop Box and Google Docs for… Continue reading Simplifying Your Business
WHO: MJ Security Patrol Inc. A Start-Up Marcus had worked for a security company for a several years, and decided to go out on his own. He was in his late twenties, and had gotten experience as an armed and unarmed security guard. He had gone through his check list, had set up his company… Continue reading CASE STUDY: I Couldn’t Even Buy Food
You're all set for a productive day. You have your list-Prioritized, Bullets Points, Notes. You can’t wait to get started. Then you look at your desk, the texts, emails, phone messages. Everything is URGENT. The final blow on your day comes when your associate walks in “I need to speak with you NOW!” Ok, you’re… Continue reading Everything is a Priority-But Payroll is Urgent!
Or, should the question be: What Aren't You Waiting For? Business owners are always waiting, and waiting, and waiting. Waiting is a constant in the business environment. Waiting (hopefully) for the callback from a new customer. Waiting for the appointment with a customer to present your products. Waiting for their answer after the appointment.… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
Focus and Flourish It’s often said the things we focus on are the things that flourish. This is so true in every aspect of our lives. Avoid something, it doesn’t go away-usually gets worse. Always there. Every time you see the note, your dislike grows. Look at your business. Which parts are doing well? What… Continue reading Focus and Flourish
David wanted to start his own company, a temporary staffing company. He was organized and had a plan which he was working through and checking off as he completed the necessary steps. For those of you starting out, always write out your plan. Putting it on paper and going through it keeps you on track. … Continue reading Case Study: A Start Up
First Quarter of 2016 is ending. Time to reflect (although you probably are so stressed, you don’t have time to reflect) Have you made your sales goals for the Quarter? Is your business doing as well as you hoped or even better? TAXES: One of the problems that looms up at this time of year:… Continue reading Q1 2016 Ending Now! What Have You Done?