Can a Positive Outlook Help Your Business?

Stay Positive

We hear a lot about the value of positive thinking. Whether it’s visualizing ourselves accomplishing the goals we’ve set or repeating positive affirmations several times a day to bolster our confidence and remind ourselves of our abilities, we are told that a positive attitude can bring us personal fulfillment and business success. In truth, the […]

How Important Is Good Customer Service?


Everybody talks about customer service. Businesses promise to provide great customer service, and customers complain when they don’t. But, how important is the level of customer service your company provides? Does it really make much difference if your sales associate keeps a customer waiting or your receptionist is slightly abrupt with a client? Word Gets […]

Why an Employee Handbook Is Important to Your Small Business


An employee handbook offers a number of advantages for your small business. In addition to protecting your company from liability, a well-written handbook can help clarify expectations, outline policies and procedures, and motivate employees to follow the rules. While preparing your handbook may seem like a complex undertaking, getting everything down on paper can actually […]

Why You Should Implement a Workplace Wellness Program


We all know that a healthier worker is happier, less distracted, and better able to perform well on the job — all obvious benefits to your company. Healthier workers also experience lower levels of stress and miss fewer workdays due to illness and other physical and medical issues, which leads to a decreased need for […]

How Content Marketing Can Help You Attract Clients


As many modern businesses have discovered, content marketing can give you an edge that other forms of advertising can’t. It can help you get your story out to your target market, letting more people know what your product, service, or brand is all about. One of the fastest ways you can spread the word, attract […]

Failure-Tolerant Leadership & Your Small Business


For most of us, failure is a subject we’d rather not think about – especially in the context of our business. Even in our personal lives, the prospect of failure is always an uncomfortable one. Yet, whether our context is business or personal, mistakes are inevitable, and if we hope to move forward after we’ve […]

Spring Clean Your Business Strategy!


As spring approaches, now is the perfect time to give some advance thought to sprucing up your business strategy by giving it a good spring cleaning. Just like deep-cleaning your home once a year in the spring, giving your business strategy the once over once a year will help you keep your company on track […]

Keep Your Company’s Vital Information Secure


Keeping your company’s vital information secure is a two-pronged task. It not only means protecting the critical company information you use to run your business from day to day, but it also involves safeguarding the confidential personal information your clients entrust to your care. If you are lax in either of these areas, you run […]

Prepare Your Small Business for the New Year


With the old year ending and the new year just about ready to begin, making sure your business is fully prepared to make a smooth transition between the two will save you quite a few headaches and quite a bit of stress both during and after the holidays. With good organization and adequate planning, you […]