Tag: Business

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Texting, Email, and Oral Communication — When to Use Them in the Workplace

In today’s ever-changing business world, person-to-person (and multi-person) communication has changed greatly due to technology, especially in the last 10 years. With the advent of telecommuting and handheld smart devices, texting quickly became the most popular form of communication in both personal and professional settings. Even so, it is advisable to have a communications policy regarding what types of communication are most appropriate for specific situations at work.

8 Surprising Ways Cleanliness can Help Your Business

8 Surprising Ways Cleanliness can Help Your Business

Having a successful business is a glamorous idea, but it requires a lot of hard work. There are things such as production, human resources, operations, marketing, and finances that you need to keep in mind. However, there are things that you may tend to overlook when running a business. That is the cleanliness of your space. Cleanliness actually has a surprising effect on your business.

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Worst Naming Practices: What to Avoid When Naming your Business

Just as a solid name can help the success of your brand, a poor name can damage a brand. There are many different ways that a poor name can prevent business growth in your start-up.

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Thinking of Quitting your Business? Read This First

Remember back in the early days of your business, when you could envision yourself steadily growing your business? How does that compare to your current reality?

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6 Things Every Good Leader Should Consider

What things should a good leader consider if she wants to be as close to excellent as one can possibly get in the eyes of the employees?

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Why a High Turnover Rate is Dangerous for Your Business

High turnover may not seem especially damaging, but make no mistake; it is one of the most harmful qualities that a business can have. Inability to keep employees around for extended periods of time not only lessens the productivity of a workplace but also speaks to deeper problems within the business.

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How to Build the Right Work Culture for Your Business

When you have the right work culture for your business, you can practically feel positive energy flowing through your workplace. Employees will have more enthusiasm for each other and their work. The sense of pride should result in more productivity and better results.

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Girl Scout Cookie Time

It is Girl Scout Cookie Season once again in North Carolina. It’s the time of year when my daughters go bonkers selling cookies, along with thousands of other girls across the state. What is important about the program isn’t just the cookies.

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How Cars Are the Reflection of Every Entrepreneur’s Personality and Success

At first glance, how we dress and what we drive may seem like superficial factors to take into account when building a business. However, we’re very visual creatures, and we have already established the most vital symbols of success and trust in business, one of them being your car of choice.

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5 Laws Every Business Owner Needs to Master

All business owners understand there are specific laws that apply to operation. While some laws are specific to one particular industry or another, there are several other laws that apply generally to all establishments.