Strategizing

Small Business Strategy and Planning

The most successful business owners are always thinking ahead. If you are a new business owner, strategizing about mission statements, corporate culture and business plans are things you would be smart to address early on. More seasoned business owners can benefit from articles on everything from setting client expectations to creating a niche for your small business

How to Invest in the Stock Market and Use Swing Trading Strategies

When doing something there is typically a right way and a wrong way to do it, and stock market investment is no different. There are a few things to avoid when investing in the stock market and a few points to keep in mind for successful investment. The first and most important rule of making stock market investments is to have ample education and knowledge of the company you … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Hiring the Best Contractor for Your Business

Sometimes, it makes sense to hire a contractor for a certain role, rather than a full-time employee. Contractors are individual people or businesses offering a service you only hire for a specific time frame or project, but you may also hear contractors referred to as suppliers (because they supply a service). Hiring a contractor can be more cost-effective than hiring an … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Turn Your Vacation Rental into A Successful Small Business

Are you looking for advice on how to turn your vacation rental property into a thriving small business? Well, you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to fill you in on some easy tips for renting a vacation home as well as the steps that need to be taken to ensure your guests feel at home and keep coming back for more.  As more traditional forms of vacation accommodation are … [Read more...]

5 Ways that Pets Can Reduce Your Work Stress

For people working every day in busy environments, finding ways to relieve stress is essential. Working too hard and spending time in front of a computer can lead to increased anxiety and tiredness, but there is a solution to that problem. Your dog might be the companion that calms you after a long day at work anyway, but did you know that if you suffer from anxiety, are a … [Read more...]

What Industries Suffer the Most Injuries at Work?

There are many injuries and even fatalities in a wide number of industries each year, unfortunately, but it is true that some industries are much more dangerous than others. It is worth looking into which industries suffer the most injuries at work along with why this might be and what can be done to prevent these injuries from happening. Main Industries Data from HSE reveals … [Read more...]

Working for a Family Business: A Special Opportunity or Disaster in the Making?

Family businesses have a poor reputation. Many issues can arise, such as non-family leaders clashing with the family, family politics, job undermining, entitled or inept successors, and inconsistent messages about direction. Conversely, family business owners take a long-term view, reinvest in the business, and are loyal and respectful to customers, suppliers, and employees-- … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Get Your Business Ready for the Hot Summer Months

Most businesses see a spike in shoppers, customers, and clients when summertime arrived because people are eager to be active. However, increased flow brings more expectations and higher demands for seamless customer service businesses must stay on top of. Plan Summer Before Spring By the time customers start to increase orders and service in hot months, it's too late to … [Read more...]

Why Eco-Friendly Startups Win Customer Loyalty These Days (And How to Become One)

Luckily for the planet and our own wellbeing, it seems we, as a society, have finally caught on to some of the damage we're causing the Earth, and are trying to do our best to at least keep the greenhouse effect in check. As we become increasingly conscious of how each one of us can help, the way we live our lives is slowly shifting. What this means for your startup is … [Read more...]

Essential Safety Considerations for Employees Who Drive for Work

One of the greatest risks many employees are exposed to, often on a daily basis, is related to motor vehicle incidents. These incidents are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in many countries, such as the US, which means that all those who operate a motor vehicle as part of their job are at risk of being involved in a roadway crash. That’s why employers … [Read more...]

Coronavirus Is Making Organizations Rethink Their Remote Working Policies

Coronavirus is top concern for many organizations right now, and it is making them think through — or rethink — their remote working policies. The outbreak, also known as COVID-19, has prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to recommend staying home or working remotely to prevent the spread of disease. It is hard to anticipate what could happen next, as the … [Read more...]