To effectively grow your small business, you need to avoid making all of the common mistakes, that small business owners make day in and day out.
Whilst it may not be possible to avoid each and every mistake that small business owners are commonly guilty of making, developing an awareness of the most common mistakes, will go a long way to making sure that your business does not make those in particular.
This good article from Daniel Priestly, identifies seven big mistakes, that every small business owner should avoid making.
Starting a business can be extremely exciting and rewarding. However, like all things in life which are worth doing there is often a lot of stress and uncertainty involved. When I started my business I discovered that I had to learn running, and I had to learn fast. It was frightening and exhilarating all at the same time. If you are considering throwing your eggs in one basket and taking the leap into stating your own business I have some tips you may find helpful on your journey.
You know, used that shameless little marketing tactic that catches the attention of your audience and gets them clicking because, well, they just can't help it. Admit it. Or don't -- you know who you are. Last month we wrote about 7 of the most shameless tactics marketers use to lure their audiences. But you know what's even better than writing about them? Visualizing them!
Have you ever made use of any of these shameless marketing tactics?
Employee engagement levels continue to fall, and according to an Australian survey just released, two out of three employees are now partially or completely disengaged.
The cost of this level of disengagement across all industry sectors is enormous, and responsible business owners and managers need to take urgent remedial action, if they want to remain profitable.
This excellent article, defines four emotional and behavioural aspects of engagement, and it offers a six step process that any business can follow to improve employee engagement levels and overall productivity.