At one time, selling internationally was something only well-established organizations could hope to do. Small businesses never dreamt of entering foreign markets. They only opened their doors to their local community or within the country. The number of small businesses who have opened online and want to expand the borders of this business has significantly increased.
I was talking to an associate the other day and realized I have been in a customer service related industry for over 30 years. Yes, I know my boyish looks tend to make you drop your jaw in disbelief, but it is true. Another thing this associate and I were talking about was the fact that it is pretty easy to tell the people who have worked in this industry from the people who have. There is just a difference.
If you currently have a fuse panel in your home, there are a variety of reasons you should consider upgrading to a breaker panel.
Have you ever thought of what benefits a Project Management tool could do for you?
Sunday evenings are a great time for me to review what is in the forecast for the upcoming week. There are times when a simple list will do, but as my business progresses, I found a list was simply not enough!
Fortunately, this does not have to happen a lot. But as small business owners, we need to realize and accommodate the fact that sometimes things don’t always go our way with a client relationship. It is something that a lot of small business owners struggle handling.
Way back in the ‘good old days’, banks used to try really hard to get new customers.
They also seemed to think that they should treat their current customers differently than the new customers they were trying to woo. What they didn’t seem to realize was, their current customers were the ones who allowed them the budget to try to attract the new customers.
Have you ever heard of the cliché, “Penny wise, pound foolish” ?
I lost my mum to cancer at the young age of 65 and she lost her mum to the same cancer at age 65.
I realized that this puts me at high risk, so I began to research causes and here's a few very brief points of what I learned:
I'm certain about the value I bring to the table. Because of that confidence I'll lay out exactly how to buy a house, with or without my help!
Budget. Budget. Budget. That evil “B” word. Most people dread it. Many don’t understand it. So, I decided to not use the word in our practice. It is not entirely representational any way. There is much more to the concept of cash then just budgeting. We prefer to use the term “cash flow.” It’s about our business cash inflows and outflows.