Extract the Essence

One way to minimize the risk of starting a full-time business is to ease into a part-time one. Only you can make the reason you went into business become a reality. You can take advantage of listening to others experiences, and use this knowledge to build your project faster and …

more ...




Use prices to position your business

For instance, when taking on investors, whether they are family and friends, angel investors, or venture capital investors, there are securities law issues that may inhibit the way in which money may be accepted. She calculated that, when taking all paperwork into account, she spent roughly an hour on each …

more ...

A Simple Guide to Quality

Depending on your industry and the software you are using, it may be in your best interest to utilize graphics to enhance the presentation of any business plan. Production employees, for example, know how to handle materials, assemble products, test performance, and troubleshoot very specific problems. But you must protect …

more ...



Strategy on a shoestring

If you spend all your marketing money on uniforms for your employees, keeping your facility spick and span, and doing excellent work, you may not achieve your marketing goal (more revenue at a higher price). Depending on your industry and the software you are using, it may be in your …

more ...







Sales secrets

Stocks are increments of ownership of a corporation. This is difficult to deliver without good systems in place, unless you are everywhere, making sure everything is done correctly. A great cook may have incredible accounting skills, but that doesn t matter in the kitchen of the new restaurant. Know your …

more ...






Make the Sales department a happy place to work

Have you ever noticed that successful people who have their lives in order are also more active, involved, and generous with charities, their church, and volunteer organizations? A great place to work has an ongoing training program where employees are involved in at least forty hours of training every year …

more ...





A good lawyer can help you

The accounting calculations and measurements are not a neutral model of the activated resources, but are the outcome of complex constellations of management choices. Even if your plan excites initial interest, it may receive only a few minutes of attention to begin with. Eventually, the consumer may face financial ruin …

more ...


How to sell sales

However, they may know little about other activities of the company. This is what I call profit-driven. This will elevate their leadership skills and make them accountable and responsible for the end results of their people. And in each of these two houses I was told that 'of course, if …

more ...



Strategy on a shoestring

Cultures vary widely; in some, executives are aloof while in others they are more accessible. Straight-line depreciation allocates an equal share of cost to each year, while accelerated depreciation expenses a higher proportion of cost in the early years, when an asset may be more useful and maintenance costs are …

more ...

Insurance requirements for Purchasing

Proactive operational systems control all business activities and deliver the desired and targeted results on time and on budget, in a super-efficient, super-fast, super-productive, and super-organized manner. Decide if you are a money-maker or a money-saver. Equity is the value of a business, investment, or property net of all amounts …

more ...


Insurance requirements for Finance

Following the above lines, and adding thereto good health and steady habits, you cannot fail to be promoted and to rise to the highest position of responsibility, if not even to actual partnership in the firm. If you are selling your products online, heavy ones will incur high delivery costs …

more ...







Risk more than others think is safe

Say your profit margins are shrinking slowly but steadily, and the trend seems irreversible. An interesting development is underway as companies attempt to develop special tools for handling these problems. It s essential to take criticism with a growth mindset, meaning that you should see every challenge as an opportunity …

more ...