It's coming to the end of 2006 and the new year is coming. During the new year, many people will set their goals such as faster job promotion, a salary increase, spend more time with your family etc. ...
Most people start a business in order to achieve a better life in some way or other. Yet the truth is that most small business owners are working far longer hours, for lower hourly returns, than th...
Tips on Designing Your Small Business WebsiteThere are all sorts of websites out there, and clearly some of them are working much harder than others. How can you be sure your website will be a cham...
Trends in Small Business Management SkillsNew data has shown that the majority of business owner-operators neglect their personal needs and have no plan to exit their business upon retirement.The s...
Recently I have been spending some time with my husband playing table tennis in our garage after work. I'm new to table tennis, so it's a steep learning curve. And even though a lot of my attention wa...
If you were to ask me the most common mistake I see with performance measurement, I'd probably have to say it's the use of activity measures. What I mean by activity measures is this:* Completion of s...
Some of the most common worries about setting targets for performance measures are:* challenge 1: Striking that sensitive balance between making the target achievable but also a stretch.* challenge 2:...
The last 3 of the 6 most common worries about setting targets for performance measures are:* challenge 4: Anticipating the consequences of achieving and not achieving the target.* challenge 5: Finding...
I have a friend who always seems to fail at every business opportunity he lays his hands. Do you know why? He thinks BIG! I mean really BIG!He never looks at any opportunity unless he can make huge...
I have a friend who always seems to fail at every business opportunity he lays his hands. Do you know why? He thinks BIG! I mean really BIG!He never looks at any opportunity unless he can make huge su...