Small Business Owners: Ever Want to Retire? Read This!

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  Where do you picture yourself in twenty years? Thirty years? Do you want to be sitting on a beach in Tahiti sipping pina coladas? Do you want to be an active part of your business? Do you still want to own the business, but not be active in its daily opera-tions? What are your

How to Avoid Creating a Toxic Culture

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  I was talking with a business manager a few months ago who said to me, “We don’t really have a culture in our workplace.” I couldn’t help but laugh. That’s like saying, “My family has no traditions.” Every family has traditions! Likewise, every organization has a culture. The real question is, do you recognize

3 Steps to Surviving Feast and Famine Cycles in Your Business

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  Picture an amusement park. During the summer when kids are out of school, the park is crazy busy. It’s staffed by younger college and high school kids, who are also out of school. What happens in the fall when everyone goes back to school? Business drops off severely. When the weather is nice, the

How Interviewing Helps You Hire the Right People

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  I recently read an article titled “Science Proves Job Interviews Are Useless.” That was a catchy headline, but the real message was that unstructured interviews don’t work. As I read this article, I thought: if interviews don’t work, the next logical question is “How do we assess potential candidates?” There are a couple of

3 Ways to Increase Your Cash Flow

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  Cash gives you options. My clients know very well that this is one of my favorite mantras. Cash gives you the options and flexibility to determine when and how you want to do things in your business. By optimizing your cash flow, you can actually increase your cash flow. Optimizing cash flow simply means

How To Pay Yourself More Than Leftover Crumbs

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Do you ever feel like you’re so busy in your business, but after everything is said and done, there’s no money left to pay yourself? That’s exactly how Renaldo felt. As the owner of a small service business, he was known by everyone around him as a success. He was always busy with jobs. His

Are Newly Promoted Supervisors Leaving You Open to a Lawsuit?

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  Are you certain your new managers and supervisors fully understand the laws that govern your business and the people relations within it? If not, you’re leaving yourself wide open to a lawsuit and more importantly, you’re not allowing your business to thrive in the way that it could. In general, new managers and supervisors

Use HR and Effective Compensation to Maximize Employee Productivity

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Do you have employees in the workplace who float around, seemingly purposeless? They’re not sure what they should be doing with their day or what their priorities should be. Watch this video to discover how Ed Krow of TurboExecs can help you turn purposeless employees back into productive team members with the right approach. In

I’m a small business; why should I outsource?

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  “I thought about outsourcing, but isn’t that just for big companies?” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that, I would be retired! Historically, big companies have always outsourced, motivated mainly by cost savings. They outsourced functions that had been previously performed in-house to be more cost-effective and improve their bottom