Does your company regard its staff as a commodity, information as a currency, and operate on a need-to know basis? If so, you may be missing one of the primary advantages of Human Resources – good ideas. Some of the best ideas can come from your own people. These include problem solving, creative approaches, and anticipatory teamwork. But how can they help you if they are kept in the dark? Here are some tips to unlock… Read More
Does your company suffer from the “not invented here” syndrome? Many companies believe all the answers must originate from within. In fact, most good business principles have been in existence for a long time. Don’t waste valuable time and money expecting your people to come up with all the right answers. They can actually ignore time-tested advice in the process.
There are plenty of opportunities to be creative… Read More
Your people are your most valuable asset. When you are a start-up, they are critical. They represent your company to your customers, vendors and your associates. When your people interact well with each other, they will make your workplace productive and satisfying on many levels.
Remember, most top producers aren’t found, they’re made. Most often, you create top producers with positive culture, mentoring… Read More
As much as you may love your product and know that everyone else will love it too, you still need to master these three essentials to survive and grow.
1) Cash Flow Management
Reduce your costs by how you buy. Extend your credit by how you pay. Get paid faster by how you sell. Here are a few suggestions:
Treat your vendors like you treat your customers. They can cut your costs and extend your credit. Sell them on your product and… Read More