Your business is your baby and it is going to take a lot of love and care to grow – including a well built and managed website. That is why you should ask these three questions before hiring a web developer.
When you need web work, people talk about web designers and developers interchangeably. Same thing, right? Nope. Learn the important differences.
Expressing gratitude can be a game-changer – at the office, and in your life in general.
Showing gratitude with a simple “Thank You” is something most people learn as children.
But now that you’re an adult, how often do you take the time to show gratitude? To your significant other? To your friends? What about professional contacts and colleagues?
There’s a growing body of research to indicate that gratitude is more than a “positive emotion” – it improves your health, and possibly the health of others.
If your business uses the Internet, here are some simple steps you can take to protect your sensitive online business information.
Small, Medium and Large Businesses Face the Same Online Data Security Risks – Take the Lead and Protect Your Business
Most small businesses depend on the Internet.
Whether it’s email, client logins, taking payments, or a website, then your business data is out there, which means it’s at risk of falling into the wrong hands.
As a small- to medium-sized business owner, it’s important to take a leadership role in protecting your business information.
Listening might be the most powerful leadership trait to add to your toolkit. As a leader, it’s equally important to listen – and recognize whether you’re being heard.
Listening might be the most powerful leadership trait. Successful leadership requires effective communication, and having the ability to listen to everyone – regardless of their position – is a valuable skill a leader must possess.
A true leader listens actively to others and develops positive relationships so people feel comfortable speaking openly. If people know that they can confide in you, then you’re well on your way to becoming a respected leader.
Now That You Have a Brand… Maximize It!
This is a follow-up to Tara’s earlier post, Branding: It’s More than Your Logo. Be sure to check it out.
When you decide to go into business, one of the first things you create is a business plan. Of course, as it implies, a business plan is simply a comprehensive plan or document that you create to lead your business to success.
In early August, I wrote about 3 Ways to Boost Productivity by Organizing Your Inbox. The post was mostly about re-thinking what lands in your inbox and ways you can reduce email-related stress through organization.
This post is about using technology to make email easy to manage and track the email that’s most important to your business.
Now’s A Great Time To Start Catering To Customers
Throughout my career, I’ve had the honor of working with many small business owners by aiding them in marketing their products and services.
My journey from an ill-fitting job and a side gig, to a life-changing experience leading a workshop in the pines of Idaho.