Take a look at your mix of business overall. Having a mix of prices and margins can be good for business.
The recent “Who's Next?” event was designed to help business owners understand what they need to do to prepare to exit their businesses.
Inventory can be tricky. Figure out how to predict upcoming orders. Pay attention to prices, too.
Family-oriented culture can mean different things to different people.
Create a map of the organization. Get employees involved in customizing templates. Lay out requirements.
You’ll likely be using more than one vendor in marketing, so your job includes coordinating resources as well as measuring results.
Andi Gray, president of Strategy Leaders Inc., advocates for standards, accountabilities and chain of command.
BY ANDI GRAY
Q: It’s been a tough two years. We’ve kept adding new clients, but at lower profit. We now need to figure out...
Given everyone’s increasing reliance on the Internet for information, business owners have no choice but to climb on the bandwagon and start to develop their own social media program.
As your business grows, you’ll be adding people more quickly. Your company will benefit from getting better organized at bringing new employees on board.
Increase staff performance by having the right people, properly trained and supervised, doing specific jobs.
This is an economy in which everyone is trying to do more with less, but don’t let customer service slip.
When considering pay raises, first figure out where your industry is going, where your work force stands and what your company needs to get through the next three to five years.