Important Things a Small Business Owner Can Learn From Corporations

December 5th, 2016

small business corporation educationAs a small business owner, you may think that larger businesses have nothing to offer you. After all, how can they understand the trials of trying to make it as a small business? The reality is they have a lot to offer. Many large corporations started out as small businesses. Furthermore, the business lessons they have to offer are relevant to other businesses regardless of size. Paying attention to corporations can be very beneficial to your small business.

Listen to Your Employees

This may actually be a lesson a small business owner really needs to hear. It is so common for an owner to take on that leadership, alpha role where they steamroll over everyone. They know it all, and employees are just there to keep things running. What large corporations have learned, though, is that employees often have great ideas and are willing to be innovated. Top executives may be too stuck in their ways, but once employees jump onto something, they can’t help but notice, and it often pays off.

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4 Tips to Advance Your Career in Business

November 30th, 2016

Career in BusinessDo you want to start your own business or move up the ranks in your current field? If so, then you have some work to do. Here are a few tips to jump-start your career and help you advance to the next level.

1. Create a Plan

Every successful business needs a plan to operate effectively and achieve its mission. Individual professionals need plans of their own to set the stage for success and prevent bosses, managers, and outside distractions from dictating their desires.

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3 Free Apps You Can Make Money With

January 27th, 2016

Make money with your cell phoneThere’s nothing like getting something for free and being able to turn that something into ongoing profits. With the way technology and the online world have been going, things are moving more and more to mobile applications.

As you know, you can search the Apple Store, Google Play and other sites with an app market.

3 Common Free Apps You Can Make Money With

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Real Time Website Visitor Tracking with Gauges

November 25th, 2015

gaugesI recently signed up for a membership with Gauges, which is a “real time” tracking software for company websites, and was completely impressed. I’ve been working online for quite some time and have used several types of tracking software ranging from Google Analytics to Mint, and in my opinion, as far as real time tracking goes, Gauges takes the cake.

Let me show you a few screenshots of the dashboard, which you can also see by visiting their website at get.gaug.es as well, of course.

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Keeping Track of Time – Time is Money

August 27th, 2015

employee time clockWe’ve all heard of the cache phrase “Time is Money!” Well, that’s not always true. However, for an employee who’s paid by the hour, time is literally money. So as a business owner, managing your time and managing your money are almost the same thing!

I’m not saying that all employees are dishonest, but some will do everything they can to do what we like to call, “Milking the Clock.”

Back in the day I had a job working at an airport just outside of Silver City New Mexico. It was a summer job which had me doing runway maintenance, washing and waxing planes and refueling slurry bombers as they came in from their fire runs. As a high school kid, it was a pretty sweet gig.

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So, You Want to Become a Financial Security Advisor

August 25th, 2015

financial PlannerFinancial planning can be a rewarding, interesting, and profitable career. If you want to follow in the footsteps of successfully financial security advisors such as Robert Yancovitch, you’re going to need to take stock of whether you have what it takes to earn the credentials. More than that, you’ll have to decide whether you have the type of personality that is best suited to being more than just a financial security advisor. After all, if you are going to do it, why not strive to be at truly great one!

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