The Keys to Business Success | 20-Point Exhaustive Checklist

The keys to business success eludes most business owners. It is widely known that, on average, 20% of new businesses fail during the first two years of start-up, 45% fail during the first five years, and 65% shut down during the first 10 years. Only about 25% of new businesses make it to 15 years...

Choosing the Right Business Structure

The difficulties of establishing a business begin at the conception stage. Every decision you arrive at has to be taken with great care because it can make or break the idea you have been cradling. This reality is the very reason why you should have a startup checklist. In addition to a checklist that will help...

A Boss vs a Leader; What’s the Difference?

In comparing the terms boss vs a leader, many people often use the terms boss and leader interchangeably. In our competitive world, being a leader instead of a boss can boost your performance and ensure greater success for your business. It can help you attract and keep higher quality employees that drive higher performance. My...

What Are the Differences Between Sales and Marketing?

Many small business owners are not aware of the differences between sales and marketing. Most business owners understand sales, but marketing carries a bit of mystique for them. Branding can be even more obscure to entrepreneurs. In larger companies marketing tension exists between the marketing department and the sales department. This is largely because each...

What’s Your Unique Selling Proposition in 2020?

Why should you have a Unique Selling Proposition? Competition is continually increasing.  Even if you are in a local niche business your products and services will eventually become a commodity. Then for consumers the only question is: who has the lowest price? The good news is that you can command both customer loyalty and higher...

Five Types of Problem Employees

Problem employees unavoidably appear in most workplaces and small businesses aren’t exempt. At times, the problems are apparent, like attendance issues or a failure to perform accurately. Other times, a workplace may host a problem and you might not quickly discern the cause. Most often, you’ll need patience if an unfruitful employee behavior originates from...

What is the Purpose of an Email Newsletter?

An email newsletter continues to be a great strategy to grow business. It’s free and doesn’t require a ton of effort to produce. I’m sure, like me, you get numerous newsletters over any given week. If you don’t have your own email newsletter in place, it’s time to consider starting one. Email newsletters are growing...

I Have Given Up! Failures in Business and How to Turn Them Around

“I have given up! I can’t go on like this!” If you are thinking that; don’t quit just yet. We will explore failures in business and how to avoid them. Many business owners are going out of business in 2020 and you need to know why so you can avoid the same outcome in your...

How to Become a Leading Small Business Consultant

How do you start or upgrade your small business consultancy practice to become a leading small business consultant? In this article, we will explore what it means to be a small business consultant, what it takes to be one and some tips and ideas to help you become a leading consultant for small businesses. So,...

The Best Way to Find Business Coaches Near Me

The question is, how do I find the right business coaches near me to provide the services my company needs? The success of a business depends on fast growth, valuable resources and improved financial performance. This can be achieved with the expertise and services of professional business coaches. When it comes to improving a small...