Small businesses thrive when they’re built on a sturdy structure. What happens when you take away that structure? Well, in no time, you’ll find yourself sitting on a mound of wood paneling and fiberglass insulation wondering what happened to your dreams. Your employees want to help you build. All you have to do is lay … Continue reading “How to Set Up Management Systems for Your Small Business”
Business ownership isn’t just about the destination—the journey can be just as rewarding. Yet many entrepreneurs become so obsessed that they fail to see the dangerous curves ahead. Brace yourself, fellow chaos-fighters, because today I’m divulging my checklist for keeping control of the wheel. Keep your eyes on the road and check those blind spots, … Continue reading “How to Prevent Entrepreneurial Blind Spots”
Entrepreneurs everywhere are giving a whole new meaning to the phrase, “I need a little distance,” by putting employees to work remotely. And whether they’re seeking space or savings, it’s vital to make employees working from home work for the business. Keep your employees engaged from afar with these three tips for building – or … Continue reading “3 Steps to Help Remote Employees Really Work”
Being distracted seems to come with the entrepreneurial title, doesn’t it? Rather than staying focused on those MVLs, we seem to run after each bright, shiny object in front of us. So how do we tell the difference between a real opportunity and one that’s fleeting? Look no further than my 90-second small business slice, … Continue reading “Being Distracted Too Much? Here’s the Cure for Entrepreneurs”
An average day in the life of a small business typically consists of hours of hard work, problem solving, and dreaming big. Oh, and the guarantee that at least one meeting will slice your productivity in half. Arm yourself and reduce meetings with my three mighty questions. By the power of Crenshaw…you have the power!