I found it interesting to read in a Forbes article that most people see learning and development opportunities as more important to them than attractive salaries, job security and even the job being interesting. So it is vital that time, effort and ultimately money, are spent in the most appropriate on training for your employees.
Starting a moving company can be a smart and lucrative endeavor for any entrepreneur who is willing to put in the work. An average family moves once every five to seven years, ensuring that this service will never become obsolete, and meaning that there is money to be made in the moving business. But many aspiring business owners make the mistake of underestimating what it takes to have a successful moving company. It takes more than just a few strong backs and a big truck, but hey you have start somewhere. Whether you want to be a successful local moving company like, Moving Service Beaverton or a national interstate moving company like United Van Lines, you will have to start out small just like them. CLICK TITLE TO READ MORE
It’s safe to say that owning a small business is, in fact, a big responsibility. More often than not, small business owners are the sole driving force behind their operations’ day to day running. Or – if they’re lucky – they’re leading a small and dedicated team. This means time is precious – there are long days and longer nights, pouring everything and anything into the business. So any opportunity to increase productivity is welcomed with open arms. Enter technology, where the shortcut to boosting your company’s’ output could be hidden right in your pocket! Smart phone apps designed to streamline, delegate, organise and save time are increasingly popular with small business owners. Read on for the top five apps that will change your small business in a big way – appy’ reading!
This is a wonderful article sent to us by Colour Graphics whereby they explain a lot about the power of color. I used to have a clothing store so I know first hand how important color is. Women and men both were always drawn to certain colors - and often those colors would change season to season. So if you are in business, or thinking about being in business, it's a good idea to learn a touch about color and set up your company and promotional materials just right! CLICK TITLE TO READ MORE
With a new-store opening cost between $1,000,000 to $2,000,000, Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena Franchise is not for the faint of heart. Still, Franchisee Chris Bouma from Grand Rapids, Michigan is happy with his franchise choice and tells us, “It takes an incredible amount of time and quite a bit of business savvy. You will work harder than you ever have, but it is also exciting and rewarding at the same time. Be prepared to answer about a thousand questions every day. You’re the boss and you need to be able to make decisions quickly and move on.”
I have learned one of the most important things about starting a new business is to just get going. You can personally get so tied up in the planning stage that it can be paralyzing. Not to mention that everyone you tell your business idea to will undoubtedly have a negative comment to make. It’s not that they don’t believe in you. Rather, it is the fear inside of them that they project onto you; in an attempt to spare you from the failure they fear themselves.
Many people want to start their own business and most think they need thousands if not hundreds of thousands of dollars to do so. While that is true for many types of business, it is also possible, with a bit on ingenuity and elbow grease, to start a business for $100 or less. Check out these great ideas:
If you work from home, or are planning to, it is important to know what to look for when buying a new home with the perfect home office space. You want to start a home business, but your current home isn’t really suited to it. So, you’re on the hunt for a new one. Here’s what to look for in a home that’s suitable for running a home business.
Are you aware that Instagram recently introduced an amazing update that gives you the chance to record or post 60-second videos? This is a drastic increase from its former 15-second videos. In addition, this forward thinking social network is bringing in unique video capabilities like video view counts and slow-motion potentiality, to stage. Instagram has portrayed remarkable growth over the past few years, and this has greatly improved the video content for many brands.
I realize there are a lot of real estate “flippers” out there. With all of the television programs on it makes it all look almost too easy. Most flippers will tell you that buying the property is the hardest part. Most successful flippers will also say, buying a property is when you make your money. You have to buy it right and make sure you do not over pay for the property.