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General organization management, Strategic planning

Opportunity Math is Within Your Reach

May 16, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

I’m constantly amazed as I look at performance of organizations. I think, “Why do we revel in achieving our quotas and scaling goals, when we could be doing so much more?” I call this, ‘opportunity math.’ If we achieve our […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

Future-Proofing Your Business — 5 Strategies for Sustainable Growth in Times of Change

May 10, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

We live in a time when change happens very quickly. In the past, new technologies and industries evolved slowly, often over several decades. Today, technology can become outdated in a matter of months, and new marketing and advertising trends can […]


Finances, Self-management

Financial Blinders Are Key to Building Wealth

April 19, 2024

Via: Inc.

If you’ve ever seen a horse-drawn carriage or watched the Kentucky Derby, you likely noticed that the horses typically wear blinders around their eyes to block their peripheral vision. This helps to keep them focused on the path ahead while […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

How to Come up with the Right Name for Your Small Business

April 16, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

It’s easy to think that naming a new product, service, or business simply involves brainstorming ideas, testing the ideas out on some people, and choosing a name. But to do it right, it’s more involved than that. Here are three […]


Self-management, Task management

Stuck in a Rut? 4 Goal Types to Spark Personal and Professional Growth

April 12, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

Have you ever woken up feeling stuck in a rut? Perhaps your career seems stagnant, or your personal growth appears to have stalled. It happens to all of us. After all, life is unexpected, routines get boring, and we easily […]


Organization management, Startup

4 Common Mistakes That Will Spell Doom Your Ecommerce Business

April 11, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

Today, you’ll be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t — at the very least — played with the idea of launching an ecommerce business. The U.S. is the global leader with an estimated 14 million ecommerce sites, and that number […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

I Specialize in Exit Planning — You Need to Make These 5 Moves Before Selling Your Business

April 1, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

It’s never too early to prepare your company for a sale. The business landscape is evolving rapidly, and entrepreneurs considering selling their businesses must adapt to the changing market dynamics. Strategic planning and timely decision-making can significantly impact the success […]


Department management, Financial

Avoid These 9 Pitch Deck Mistakes When Asking Others For Money

March 28, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

Raising money is critical to a startup’s success. It is essential to fuel growth, build infrastructure, attract talent, mitigate risks, access networks, scale marketing and sales efforts, and achieve milestones. A pitch deck is one of the most important documents […]


General organization management, Strategic planning

Retirement Planning for Single Parents: Securing Your Financial Future

March 21, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

These days, single parents in the U.S. find it quite stressful to balance preparing for retirement with the responsibilities of raising kids. Yet, making practical retirement plans can alleviate some of this pressure. Proper retirement planning can pave the way […]


Self-management, Time management

Having Time Management Problems? Then You Must Do One Thing to Avoid These 3 Consequences

March 8, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

Nearly everyone wishes they had more time. One of the biggest challenges facing most of my clients is finding enough time to “do it all.” We have more time-saving tools and resources at our fingertips than ever before. Many of […]


Department management, Marketing

What Is Influencer Marketing for Small Business? Key Benefits

February 20, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

Influencer marketing is a growing trend and a tactic that you should consider adding to your marketing mix. While it’s unlikely you’ll be hiring Kim Kardashian to represent your brand anytime soon, everyone has some degree of influence, and many […]


Administration, General organization management

Project Management 101: Purpose-Driven Work

February 13, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

Joey Reiman is a marketing professional, author and teacher who moved to Atlanta from Long Island. After starting an advertising agency, which was acquired by Omnicom, he has gone on to work with IBM, Proctor & Gamble, and Coca-Cola at […]


Self-management, Time management

Time Management Secrets of a Successful Latino Entrepreneur

February 2, 2024

Via: Inc.

Being an entrepreneur is a colossal challenge, requiring the delicate balance of managing employees, client appointments, growth planning, and balancing the books; some days feel like they need more hours. As the CEO of Virtual Latinos, sometimes my schedule is […]


Finances, Self-management

What Is the Best Estate Planning Tool for Entrepreneurs?

February 1, 2024

Via: Inc.

The rather mundane topic of estate planning is having a moment right now in pop culture. HBO’s hit series Succession and the critically acclaimed 2022 movie Knives Out are just two examples of our obsession with who gets what as […]


Editorial

The 2024 Crisis Management Playbook: Winning Strategies for Businesses

January 29, 2024

Via: Caitlin Simmons

With how fast the world’s advancing, you might think that it could only have a bunch of benefits and opportunities for business all over the world. While the latter might be true, there’s also a flip side to the story. […]


Administration, General organization management

Use This Free ChatGPT Prompt to Create a Remote Work Policy for Your Business

January 24, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

Developing a customized remote work policy is a must for small business owners. The ‘Remote Work Policy Creator’ from the Small Business Starter Pack is a revolutionary tool designed to streamline this process. This prompt is a game-changer for entrepreneurs […]


Department management, Marketing

14 Items to Include in Your Video Brand Guidelines

January 22, 2024

Via: Small Business Trends

Video brand guidelines have become paramount in maintaining a brand’s consistency across various platforms. While traditional brand guidelines have long been recognized as essential, how frequently are they adapted to accommodate new media, especially video? According to a study by […]


Association, Organization management

Commanding a Premium Franchise Sale in a Cautious 2024 Private Equity Investment Climate

January 19, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

In the dynamic world of private equity (PE) transactions, the landscape for selling franchise businesses in 2024 presents a nuanced picture. According to industry insights from Pitchbook, the valuation of PE exits in 2023 significantly trailed the heights achieved in […]


General organization management, Systems management

How to Measure Your Sales Closing Percentage Quickly and Easily

January 18, 2024

Via: Small Biz Club

Sales closing percentage is an essential metric for any business involved in sales. It provides valuable insights into the effectiveness of your sales process and the performance of your sales team. Try this AI-powered business tool: Airgram is an AI-tool […]


Department management, Information Technology

Microsoft Thinks Your Business Can Benefit From AI, So It’s Building It Into Your Everyday Software

January 16, 2024

Via: Inc.

Microsoft 365, the subscription-based version of Microsoft’s familiar Office app package that includes programs like Word and PowerPoint, is getting a very 21st-century power boost, Microsoft announced. It’s bolting its own AI chatbot system Copilot into the subscriber package for […]