Growing your small business

Growing your small business

Has your small business hit a slump lately? It may be time to develop a growth-focused strategy that can take your business to the next level. Consider these ideas when designing your plan of attack. Re-evaluate your small business It is important to find out what...
Bad business habits

Bad business habits

When you run your own business, it can be hard to step back and look at the big picture. Failing to do so, however, not only harms your business; it can also make it even harder to sell. Whether it is failing to track cash flow or not investing correctly in key staff,...
What your office space says about your business

What your office space says about your business

How you choose to design the aesthetics of your office impacts not only how a client thinks of you, but your employees’ motivation and productivity levels as well. Consider these reasons why your office may need a makeover. Your employees Creating a pleasant, sunlit...
Building a solid startup

Building a solid startup

It is no secret that most startups will fail in their first three years of operation, so building a new business that can not only survive but thrive in the face of a challenge is of the utmost importance. Ensuring your business is strong enough to move past any...
Boost your business’ cash flow

Boost your business’ cash flow

Managing cash flow is the golden rule for most small business success. Too many small businesses fail due to poor cash flow management. To avoid getting your business into trouble, consider the following tips: Prepare a cash flow projection – Cash receipts, including...
Why your business needs a mission statement

Why your business needs a mission statement

A compelling mission statement will give your small business the purpose it needs to grow. In just a few clear and succinct sentences the statement should announce your driving business strategy. However, it is not enough to merely generate a statement and slap it on...