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Every business can benefit from an Advisory Board or Board of Directors. I strongly recommend that you form a board if you don't already have one. Board members from different…
If a disaster strikes, businesses without the right resources or knowledge are vulnerable. Businesses need to asses disaster risks and develop a comprehensive risk reduction…
First, make sure you have a business that can make a profit. A lot of activity doesn't mean you have a profitable business. Second, price your product or service correctly. Define…
Seeing things from the customers' perspective may be the most important thing you do. Sometimes we are so busy managing our business that we may overlook the customer. We think of…
Financial planning is a big key to prosperity for your business. You should evaluate your current financial situation, and then look at ways to improve upon what you have. Set…
Starting and operating a small business has its share of challenges, but it should also be fun. Infusing fun into the operation should be a key part of the business. It's been…
Even if your business is small there are certain human resources techniques that every business can use. First, you should create and use job descriptions and organizational…
Every aspect of your company can have an impact on your image. Some ways to improve a company's image are: Look at every point of contact you have with your customers. Do they…
The goal of internal controls is to provide check and balances that help produce or eliminate errors and fraud in financial reporting. In large companies, financial reporting is…
A business owner needs to lead through understanding and inspiring people. Unless a business owner has the ability to hire a management team, managing will remain important for…