Missing deadlines is a common occurrence in the world of small business. No one is to blame (or everyone is to blame) and there are no real consequences — until the owner wakes up one morning and says, “Hey, weren’t we supposed to be finished with this project by now? What happened?” There are plenty
Solutions for Business Problems
What do you when you face a sticky situation with your employees? In our "What do you do when.." series, we answer your questions and give practical solutions to your employee and other business problems. Check out the posts from this series below.
One of the rewards of offering a quality service is that after a while, people will start to notice. However, that means your competitors will notice you, too. So what do you when the look-a-likes start cutting into your niche? Get past the initial reaction, remove the emotion, and take this advice from the Hitchhiker’s Guide
You open your email. There’s 3 emails — all from prospects who have accepted your proposal. You’ve been writing proposals like mad the last few weeks, and now they are all getting accepted! Your heart begins to pound. It’s happening, business is growing. But wait… Who’s going to do all this work? The best moment
I’ve put significant time and money into our company website, but all those thousands of dollars and hours of effort haven’t made people come look at it! When I review my analytics, there aren’t even a hundred people a day visiting. How do I get more potential customers to come visit my website? First off,
You’ve been delivering solid work over the last few months. Your clients appreciate you, you are getting referrals and your business is growing! But it’s not growing fast enough. Your sales are growing, but your expenses are growing too. You need to accelerate your sales growth –you need to generate more leads. What do you do?
I learned of the horrific tragedy that occurred in Connecticut last month while on Facebook. Several of my friends expressed their horror and sadness about the tragedy that had just unfolded, and it wasn’t long before my newsfeed was filling up with posts and links about the unimaginable shooting spree that had just claimed the
You’ve noticed the flirting. It was pretty subtle at first but now it seems more obvious. Jesse and Karla have started showing up together almost every morning and they go out for lunch almost every day. This relationship is like a storm cloud on your horizon. Don’t they know that when they break up it’s