Blog posts tagged with "Small Business Employees"

How to Make Your Business Environmentally-Friendly

February 13, 2018
Running an environmentally conscious business is no longer just a morally good thing; it can boost business revenue as well. Not long ago, consumers couldn’t care less if a company was environmentally-friendly. That has changed, as many people consider environmental factors when making buying decisions.

Why You Should Mentor Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs

February 01, 2018
As a female business owner, you likely remember the struggles you faced while trying to start your business. Like you, there are countless other women with an entrepreneurial spirit trying to navigate within their professional field.

Why Predictive Scheduling Laws Are a Hard Sell for Small Businesses

January 31, 2018
Creating a shift schedule is one of the biggest chores on a manager’s list. It’s a task so big, some managers claim it takes them up to 12 hours a week to complete. Not only does it require working around scheduling conflicts or giving each team member equal hours; it’s knowing, from experience, what your peak times are during the week, and anticipating those needs by scheduling the right number of employees.

5 Costs to Cut from Your Business’s Budget

January 16, 2018
Managing a small business budget isn’t an easy task. Many business owners find themselves being unsure of how much to allot for each area, which can be a detriment to their operations if they overspend.

5 Ways to Improve Employee Productivity

January 10, 2018
Having dedicated employees can make or break your small business. If employees are distracted or aren’t fully committed to their roles, you’ll probably see the success of your business take a major decline. Unfortunately, many business owners find it challenging to correct employee behavior, and often choose to ignore it.

Why Women Entrepreneurs Should Support Each Other

December 25, 2017
As female business owner, you probably do it all. From marketing to financial management to customer service, you likely have your hand in almost every area of your business. What if we told you that you could make these tasks infinitely easier by partnering with fellow women business owners? Although you likely have a myriad of responsibilities, taking time to network with other women business owners can provide many benefits.

Snow Day Productivity for Small Business Owners

December 15, 2017
Winter is coming! If you live in an area that experiences winter storms, that means you could be faced with the inconveniences that come with inclement weather. Unfortunately, this can translate into reduced sales, which can negatively impact your business. Still, it is important not to simply give up and forgo all productivity. In this post, we’ll provide some simple tips that will allow you to remain constructive – even when winter weather gets in the way!

How to Market Your Woman-Owned Business

December 11, 2017
Being a woman entrepreneur can be extremely rewarding. You’ve taken your impressive ideas and turned them into a prosperous business, thus joining the ranks of the over 9.4 million women-operated firms. That’s something to be proud of!

Secure Messaging: What Your Business Should Know

November 18, 2017
Enterprise mobile messaging is currently one of the fastest growing markets, and there are many reasons why. With the increasing adoption of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, there is more of a potential for security threats. Due to this, business owners need to ensure that they are protecting their operations. If security breaches occur, business face potential legal trouble, decreased sales and a tarnished reputation. In this post, we’ll explain the implications of secure messaging, and how it can benefit your business.

How Women Business Owners Can Stop Overusing "I'm Sorry"

November 14, 2017
In life, everyone makes mistakes. As a female business owner, it is respectable to apologize for your errors and to learn from them. But do you find yourself saying “I’m sorry” for actions that don’t warrant an apology, like asking a question or speaking up in a meeting? If so, you are not alone. Many women business owners don’t want to be viewed as abrasive in the workplace, so they apologize incessantly. Unfortunately, by doing this, they come off as self-deprecating or lacking in self-confidence. It’s crucial for women in business to stop apologizing and start owning the fact that their contributions are valued – so that their professional strengths can shine through.