Tag: planning

Department management, Marketing, Strategic planning

5 Small Business Pitfalls and How to Easily Avoid Them

December 12, 2017

Via: Small Biz Club

If you are starting a business, you are likely to fail. While the exact percentage of businesses which fail within a few years can be disputed, there is no doubt that more businesses fail than succeed. Fledgling businesses face a […]

Finances, Self-management

3 Things to Do To Your Finances Before the End of the Year

December 6, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

We’ve got just one month left in 2017. The end of the year is already upon us! Before you turn your eyes towards 2018 full time, make sure that you have all your boxes checked off for 2017. The first […]

General organization management, Strategic planning

3 Simple Steps to Start a Small Business in 2018

December 1, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

As 2017 comes to an end, countless people will begin to reassess their careers and consider going into business for themselves. Some may stay in their current industry but take steps to start a small business on their own and […]

Customer relationship management, Department management, General organization management, Marketing

How Can Companies Get Better at Personalization?

October 26, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Nathan Kontny is the CEO of Highrise, a CRM tool built by the team behind Basecamp. Prior to Highrise, Nathan was a software engineer and designer for 15 years. He began his entrepreneurial career with two Y Combinator backed startups: Inkling in 2005 and Draft in 2011.  […]

General organization management, Strategic planning

5 Keys to Modern, Ongoing Performance Management

October 9, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

As we continue to move deeper into the performance management revolution, more and more companies are following in the footsteps of Deloitte, GE, and others who have overhauled their approach. No longer is the annual review the sole form of […]

Educational, Organization management

The 5 Best College Savings Plans

October 9, 2017

Via: Forbes

Over the years, I’ve become a big fan of 529 college savings plans. I set up two of them for my daughters, one of whom is in college. They are great savings vehicles with lots of flexibility and healthy tax […]

Self-management, Task management, Time management

3 Tips for Guaranteed Productivity

September 18, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

If you ever feel like you have worked an entire day, but accomplished very little, you are not alone. Everyone from senior management to blue collar employees tends to feel like they are not working as productively as they can. […]

General organization management, Self-management, Strategic planning, Task management

Recurring Invoices: Everything Your Small Business Needs to Know

September 15, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

Recurring invoices are extremely beneficial to small businesses for a multitude of reasons. First and foremost recurring invoices provide your business with consistent cash flow. During the stagnant months, recurring invoices are especially beneficial for your business. That all said, […]

General organization management, Systems management

How To Avoid (Or Manage) A PR Meltdown On Social Media

September 11, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

You’ve worked hard to get your client’s brand out there on social media, and to boost engagement for that brand. But suddenly something awful happens. One of your social media accounts is updated by an employee, and it isn’t pretty. […]

General organization management, Strategic planning

15 Tips From Top Business Podcasts

September 8, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

Podcasts provide a wealth of information on a variety of topics. When it comes to business, a growing number of entrepreneurs and executives are turning to podcasts as a useful source for new insights and tips. With so many business […]