Ensuring the Benefits of Telecommuting Come to Fruition for Your Employees and Your Company

Last week, we outlined the benefits of telecommuting for a small business. Let’s talk about how to ensure those benefits come to fruition. Not everyone you hire wants to telecommute, … Continue reading Ensuring the Benefits of Telecommuting Come to Fruition for Your Employees and Your Company

Using Telecommuting as a Cost Savings and the Reasons to Embrace it Because Your Employees Will

Everyone in your company, including you, loves the location. Your lease is long term at a reasonable rate. Your business is thriving, and several blocks around you are booming with … Continue reading Using Telecommuting as a Cost Savings and the Reasons to Embrace it Because Your Employees Will

Will Your Business Benefit from Accepting Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency sounds a little creepy and mysterious. Not something a small business wants to tackle. But as virtual currency matures, it offers small business’ opportunities especially those selling to consumers. … Continue reading Will Your Business Benefit from Accepting Cryptocurrency?

Taking the Chaos Out of Digital Disruption

Digital technologies continue to transform the way business gets done. Some companies struggle with this disturbance while others utilize it to improve or expand. Resisting this transformation may delay the … Continue reading Taking the Chaos Out of Digital Disruption

A Quick Way to a Rousing, Fascinating Mission Statement

I remember when departmental mission statements were the rage. I ended  up locked in a room for a day with co-workers hashing out our “mission.” Fond memories of that I … Continue reading A Quick Way to a Rousing, Fascinating Mission Statement

How To Choose Boring but Capable Document Management

Its a tedious task but record keeping is as essential to your small business as it is to a Fortune 500 company. The difference is your business has fewer people … Continue reading How To Choose Boring but Capable Document Management

Ways to Strengthen Your Customer Service Muscle

I enjoy helping people, whether it’s answering questions on Quora or narrating a story in a manner the writer loves. Success to me in my former corporate purchasing job meant … Continue reading Ways to Strengthen Your Customer Service Muscle

How Boring Process Documents Secure a Happy Ending

A business horror story. I was a purchasing professional for many years in the tech industry, first in biotech, then in semiconductors. We bought special filters from a company for … Continue reading How Boring Process Documents Secure a Happy Ending

Remote Workers Give Your Company A Boost

Your marketing manager requests a more flexible schedule and mentions telecommuting four days a week. Otherwise, she’s going to need a three-week vacation right now in the middle of trade … Continue reading Remote Workers Give Your Company A Boost

Guiding Your Bold Crossing of the Marketing Channels

Have you updated your website lately? No, you’re sure potential customers don’t check it that often.  Your business promotes on Facebook. Better take a look at your metrics. Marketing surveys … Continue reading Guiding Your Bold Crossing of the Marketing Channels

Artificial Intelligence Is Not Just for Big Business

Your marketing manager schedules a meeting with you to talk about using AI in his marketing plan. You’re not sure how the Terminator can bump your marketing up a notch. … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence Is Not Just for Big Business