Monthly Archives: December 2014

5 Tools That Make You a Better Manager

December 31, 2014 | 1,285 views

5 Tools That Make You a Better Manager

5 Tools That Make You a Better Manager

When it comes to managing staff, you want every tool in your toolbox you can get. To that end, there are plenty of apps, software programs, dashboards, and technology tidbits that can cut down on your admin time and help you be the best manager possible. Here are five to get you started.

 

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4 Ways to Prepare Your Biz for 2015

December 23, 2014 | 1,026 views

 

4 Ways to Prepare Your Biz for 2015

4 Ways to Prepare Your Biz for 2015

1. Review and Update Your Business & Marketing Plans

The purpose of your business plan is to keep you in line with company goals and objectives. If those have changed, you need to tweak that plan. And your marketing plan likely needs some updating as well, since there are new marketing tools cropping up all the time.

 

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Taking Your Business Blog to the Next Level

December 17, 2014 | 1,072 views

Taking Your Business Blog to the Next Level

Taking Your Business Blog to the Next Level

Now that you’ve started your business blog, you’re probably interested in attracting more visitors. You should be! The readers of your blog can easily become customers, so it’s worth the effort to make your blog a shining beacon that will attract them.

 

Here we’ll look at how you can polish your blog and attract more loyal readers through valuable content.

 

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Dealing with Staff Discipline Issues

December 10, 2014 | 1,084 views

Dealing with Staff Discipline Issues

Dealing with Staff Discipline Issues

The one thing that can mar your management efforts are discipline issues from your employees. You can be the best manager in the world, but sometimes your staff will still act out. How you handle it will determine how much these issues affect your business.

 

Prevention is the Best Measure

While you can’t completely prevent discipline issues, you can circumvent many of them simply by having firm and clear rules in place. While you don’t need to overwhelm new hires with a long list of do’s and don’ts, you should cover the basics:

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