Support for Small Business Owners
What people fail to appreciate about the small business owner is the breadth of problems s/he must tackle. In a large corporation an individual takes responsibility for a relatively narrow range of issues. A small business owner handles everything: marketing and sales, finance and accounting, human resources and training, management and administration, maintenance and repairs…everything. Few people are skilled in every area and rarely is an individual equally talented in a wide variety of disciplines. This site will offer you help and advice in the areas you find daunting.
It’s been my experience that people start a business either because they have a skill they believe can be monetized (you are a graphic designer so you start a web design studio; you are a carpenter so you open a contracting business) or they want to be self-employed...read more
Let’s start by defining a Mentor. Merriam Webster defines a mentor as “an experienced and trusted adviser” and for most people that adequately explains the individual, we might look to for career advice. Synonyms for mentor include counselor, guide, teacher, advisor,...read more
Everybody wants to be able to enjoy their work enviroments, although, there are many things that can distort their perspective. If you know what to look for you can find red flags and warning signs pointing to ethical issues. We tend to think of ethics as it relates...read more
Those who have tried to scan business cards into their computer know that this is more challenging than it appears. Business card scanner apps eliminate the headache of having to type in all that text and then copy and paste it elsewhere. The best business card...read more
When creating the ultimate customer experience, it all comes down to how effective and well thought-out your customer journey map was designed. If your business doesn't have a customer map, then you are not going to be able to gauge whether or not your efforts are...read more
Teens today have so many unique business opportunities available to them. These choices are real thanks to the internet and technology. Starting a business isn't just for adults. There are plenty of teenagers today making more money each week than many adults at their...read more