Well, you have probably heard that happy employees are those that are allowed flexible work schedules and arrangements. A new study now stands behind that theory! If you want a happy workforce, flexibility is a key ingredient. Business owners consider this: What are some of the top reasons your employees call in? Family issues? Sick … Continue reading Flexible Work Arrangements Make Happy, Loyal Employees
Advertising is a huge part of promoting your business. You buy ad space, you place the ad, and now what? Now may be a good time to put some thought into the context in which your ad is placed. Many businesses just pay for placement, but they do not consider exactly where they are being … Continue reading It Is Time To Care Where You Advertise!
The average entrepreneur is not rich. They do not have financers. They often have to sacrifice for success. Today's post is about you. Depending on the business, your sacrifice can be big or small. Some have sold their car to finance success. Some may take out an old-fashioned business loan. Wracking up credit card debt … Continue reading The Dark Side To Bootstrapping Your Business
If you want a good paying job for one day, Farmer Boys could really use someone to test bacon at their restaurant. They are paying $1,000. The Cali-based burger chain is obviously just using a marketing ploy to get noticed. Hint: It worked. They are accepting applicants via social media. All you have to do … Continue reading Intern Wanted: Bacon Tester?
Cities and larger towns are often known for their shopping choices. Why not colleges and their towns too? It was recently argued that companies like Target or Trader Joe's are actually chasing the college student by building on or near college campuses. They are the future of shopping after all, right? This may be a … Continue reading Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?
I use a news app to filter through some of the biggest news of the day. While I was sorting through, most of what I saw was bad. Car companies are expected to do massive layoffs. Facebook fines. Netflix loses billions. More layoffs. The business news today is bleak, to say the least. Today I … Continue reading Layoffs And Profit Losses: In The News Today
I was briefly scanning a great article on Forbes when something struck me: cofounding a business is hard! So many new, small businesses are started and run as a passion gig or side hustle. What about those who want to immediately grow with investments and a team? Their recent article pulls advice from veteran business … Continue reading What Do You Need In A Good CoFounder?