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5 Effective Types of Reward Systems for Employees

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Building your company is the easy part. Implementing sustainable practices that will keep it in good health is when the real work begins. One of the most important issues is keeping your employees content and focused on your goals. It is increasingly rare to hear about companies with an average employee tenure of more than a few years. Low turnover often means that employees are happy and happy employees are productive employees. The hard part is to find a balance between effective employee rewards and the cost of these rewards to the company. This is where your innovative and creative ideas can help you tailor this system to your business. Identify important behaviors that help your company grow, show commitment, prove productivity, and achieve goals. Here are a few different types of employee reward systems:

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Topics: Entrepreneur

How Much Office Space Do You Need?

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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The first thing to consider when deciding how much office space you need is the maturity of your business. Are you looking for your first office after starting your business from home? Are you the sole employee and founder or do you have co-founders plus employees who work remotely? At this stage, growth projections are hard to fathom and the smaller the investment in the rent the better. If you are moving from an office due to expansion and have a few employees, you may have a better scope of things and project your growth and needs more accurately. You should consider the role of your employees and if any of your senior managers need an individual office. Space and desk allocation can be seen as favoritism, so be sure to assign them with a fair method in mind.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

5 Tips for Improving Your Office and Boosting Employee Morale

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Finding a balance in your office agenda is like finding balance in anything else, you just have to put some time and focus into it. Making an office optimal in every possible way involves its physical organization, optimizing for productivity, and promoting a general mood that allows seamless interactions and workflow. A happy office means a productive office, so it is important to invest in both tangible and intangible ways that make your employees smile every morning when they walk in. How do we begin boosting employee morale? Starting a tradition, a mural with bright colors, a slide, the smell of good coffee and freshly baked cookies, or a giant green suggestion box are all part of the solution. The answer is a mix of all the above tailored to your mission, culture, and ultimate goals.

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8 Inspirational Books for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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When it comes to running your own business, experience is certainly the best teacher, the second best is following in the footsteps of a great mentor. The written word of successful entrepreneurs and economists that can give you insights and inspiration. There is a plethora of business books out there, but there are few that can truly substitute a mentor and help you shape your business decisions into success. Here you will find books for enrepreneurs with cult followings, as well as new unorthodox approaches that have become best sellers in recent years.
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Topics: Entrepreneur

Learn to Successfully Motivate and Inspire People

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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We are all quick to fall in love with a great idea, but few of us will take action to put that idea to work. What drives the actions you take, both personally and professionally? Most importantly, how do you convince people that your way is the best way and inspire people to work hard to achieve your ideas? Is it your intelligence, extroversion, charisma, charm, or hard work that make people follow you and your ideas? Perhaps it is a combination of all of the above, the perfect recipe for success, combined with a great idea that inspires people to action. Your success depends on the means that you employ to achieve your goals.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

How To Turn Disasters Into Opportunities

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 9, 2017 12:17:45 PM

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A crisis is a learning and growing opportunity. For example, some investors consider the financial crisis of 2008 their biggest buying opportunity. Disasters come in different forms and can be very damaging on an emotional level if they are personal, or affect your self-esteem and lead to depression if they are work related. No matter the nature of the trouble, you should process it the best you can, drawing lessons and adjusting your mindset. Every struggle gives you an opportunity to look at things differently. For financiers, that could mean time to restructure and diversify. Personal struggles could rearrange your values and be a wake-up call to pursuing your dreams with more intensity. PR crises can prompt you to address outstanding issues laying a more solid foundation for future growth.

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Get Organized: Benefits Of Using Spreadsheets - Part 1

Posted by Yoko Uchida on Jan 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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It is that time of the year when you reflect on your achievements and set new goals for the coming year. The most important thing to achieve your goals and resolutions is to be methodical about them. You have to organize the steps you need to take into a roadmap to fruition. This is where spreadsheets come in. They serve as the canvas for your map. You should use their organizational, calculative, and analytical powers to your advantage. This approach helps with everything from pinning a table on your fridge with your weekly eating plan, to a multi-sheet Excel document with algorithms that keep track of your revenue, cost, and performance.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

Free Marketing Channels for Building Brand Awareness

Posted by Yoko Uchida on Jan 23, 2017 12:22:46 PM

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The Internet is growing and shaping into a boundless ecosystem of brands and messages. Staying ahead of the curve and investing time in the right online marketing channels has become exceedingly challenging. Most popular social media sites are oversaturated with paid ad campaigns and your message is easily lost in the crowded feeds.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

5 Hints for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Posted by Yoko Uchida on Jan 19, 2017 10:59:10 AM

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Another year has gone by and it is time to reflect on the past metrics and plan for the future. Although you can set resolutions and updates to your business and life strategy at any time, the turn of the year is the time when society comes together to celebrate, evaluate and set new individual and common goals. You are often invited to rethink your goals during this time of the year by friends, coworkers, and the like. Setting the right goals or adjusting your existing strategy is important. Keeping New Year's resolutions involves tracking your milestones, sharing your achievements and rewarding yourself for successes. When you set goals, be honest with yourself, be methodical, and success will come.

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How to Create an Experienced Company Image

Posted by Robert Blaker on Jan 17, 2017 4:22:18 PM

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One of the most important aspects of growing your small business is the image that you convey to potential clients, competitors, and anyone else who may encounter your brand. Whether you have a small team or you are the small team, there are ways that you can make your business seem bigger, more established, and more reputable.

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