Having a well-defined strategy can make or break the future of your small business. This section will provide you with much needed advice, tips and news about strategic development that will help you grow your business.

The Worst Thing about Best Practices

The Worst Thing about Best Practices Avatar Posted by Dagmar_R under Strategy
From http://www.themanager.org 3 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on August 3, 2015 7:48 am
Few consulting “tools” are more widely abused these days than so-called best practices. It’s no wonder most supermarkets, airlines, and so on look astonishingly similar—they’ve been busy copying each other’s best practices for decades. Here are four reasons you should dump best practices. Read More

Top Reasons You May Want to Thank Your Competitors

Top Reasons You May Want to Thank Your Competitors Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Strategy
From http://www.noobpreneur.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on July 26, 2015 2:08 pm
Little to no competition can be a great way to earn new business. However, a healthy competition can go a long way in improving your brand. Read More
Sometimes I’m so busy focused on what I’m doing with my own business—both the wins and the challenges—that I don’t know what’s going on in the world around me. I find that there’s comfort in knowing that others share the same frustrations (and successes) as I do as a micropreneur. So I asked a few Read More

Are you getting paid enough on client projects?

Are you getting paid enough on client projects? Avatar Posted by amabaie under Strategy
From http://www.seo-writer.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on July 22, 2015 3:18 pm
Do you track your time for client projects? Should you? And if so, how best to do it? Tracking the time you spend on a client’s project might be easy for you. Or it could be a nightmare. The more a person works in a silo, the easier it is. The more a person multi-tasks, the harder it is. Read More

Top 4 Time Management Tips: Productivity - alldayPA

Top 4 Time Management Tips: Productivity - alldayPA Avatar Posted by alldayPA under Strategy
From https://www.alldaypa.com 21 days ago
Made Hot by: OpenSourceMedia on July 15, 2015 10:17 am
As a business owner, you need to improve your productivity, so that you can increase your profit. But keeping a cool head when you’re running the show can prove one of the biggest challenges. So take a deep breath and a step back. Read More
Here’s some advice from someone who has lived in both worlds. After more than a decade as a statewide office holder and almost two decades helping companies capture government business, I’ve seen it all. Read More

Cash Flow 101: The Symptoms

Cash Flow 101: The Symptoms Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Strategy
From http://articles.bplans.com 28 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on July 9, 2015 9:19 am
Cash flow problems aren’t entirely out of your control—and they’re not unpredictable, either.
Proper budget forecasting coupled with an understanding of symptoms that might indicate cash flow problems are in your future can help you protect your business. Read More

The Process Of Creating Buyers Personas

The Process Of Creating Buyers Personas Avatar Posted by michaelwesten under Strategy
From http://www.infographicsdigital.com 30 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on July 7, 2015 12:26 pm
Buyer’s persona helps you create engaging content for your potential customers, it gives you insight about the habits of various types of customers. But before start creating the content for potential customers you need to research about the buyers persona. Collect data from web analytics, your own Read More

4 Gmail Hacks to Save Time and Tame Your Inbox

4 Gmail Hacks to Save Time and Tame Your Inbox Avatar Posted by smpayton under Strategy
From http://www.eggmarketingpr.com 35 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on July 2, 2015 11:07 am
Let’s face it, email is a necessary evil. But over the years, I’ve come up with a system to help me track all the requests and information bombarding my Gmail inbox. Google has some less-than-obvious hacks that can help you manage your email better. Below are four of my most used Gmail hacks that y Read More
No two people work the same. Some people prefer working late into the night, and some people utilize their energy best in mornings. If you are not a morning person but would like to be one, here are a couple productivity hacks that can help you get the most out of those dreaded mornings. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Contributor of the Week Sets Small Business Example

When John Paul Aguiar launched his blog two and a half years ago, it was with a much loftier goal than simply finding a … More
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