If I had to single out one book which influenced the most change in my life it would clearly be Gung Ho! By Ken Blanchard. Blanchard helps to explain how business leadership can be a natural process instead of something forced upon others.
Small things can shape a shopping experience. While on the road I observed that ‘details’ can make visiting a business something special…or ruin it.
Most small business owners never find the time to work ON their business because they are so consumed with working FOR the business. Here’s some thoughts and ideas to help you plan the growth and future of your company.
Owning a small business can dominate your life. How do you run a successful small business and still have time for other things? Company & Training Manuals can help save you time so you can have a life outside of work.
Small business owners, who work FOR their businesses while ignoring the need to work ON them, will soon find that growth is almost impossible. Set up company policies and training programs with team manuals.
Grow your business by assembling effective team members. Here are some vital ingredients to building a team of productive people who will represent your company like they owned it.
Designing and producing a custom product involves way too many variables to be left to chance. That’s why you need a sales training program – a written instruction on the philosophy your company has regarding design and preservation standards.
Since customer service is such a huge part of a small businesses ability to build relationships, I notice how businesses interact with customers. Being on the road gives me lots of opportunity for observing and here’s a few things I’ve noticed…
One common mistake I think framers make is carrying too many vendors. If you have more than four vendors supplying your assortment, you are probably losing money. Find out how.