For business owners, December is never dull! You will feel pressure to close sales, deliver product, schmooze with your prospects and referral networks, show gratitude to your employees, and close out your books for the year. However, amid the chaos of holiday hoopla, it is critical to make time for a detailed review and inspection […]
Part II: Growing Customer Loyalty… and the Bottom Line! Often, busy, multi-tasking, success-driven business owners build day-to-day procedures and norms that are internally focused. In other words, we build our businesses – from sales to service to billing – that are based on our business needs, norms and challenges, rather than the desires and behaviors […]
Ways to Improve Productivity, Reduce Waste & Increase Profit Is your productivity under achieving ? You say “no” right away, but almost every business has places where they could be more efficient.
Are You Charging Enough to Cover Your Costs AND Make a Profit? The purpose of being in business is to make more money than it costs to provide your goods and service, right? And “what should I charge?” can be a loaded question. You’re making money, but is it enough?
Many business owners have some expectation of what their expenses and revenues will be in coming months, but most have not taken the time to put together and use a real budget. In order to better understand your business, and maintain good financial stability – a business owner should consider the following when developing their […]