Do you ever wonder how people at the top got to where they are? The answer is simple: hard work and fundamentals. It can be tempting to look for a shortcut to success, but the only route to lasting, sustainable success is through perseverance and a focus on getting the basics.
When you first started your business, you looked at your competitors with the eye of an upstart. But what do you do when a new competitor arises—and suddenly you are the old establishment? The new competitor is eyeing your customers, your employees, and your profits. You can’t afford to make a mistake.
It seems like there’s never enough time in the day to do all the things you want to do. In fact, sometimes it seems like there’s not even enough time to do all the things you need to do! Entrepreneurs must prioritize their most important tasks to create a strong foundation for the business.
More and more companies are citing “entrepreneurial experience” as a key factor when they hire new employees—even for entry level positions! Entrepreneurial candidates offer great benefits to business owners, including the work ethic and drive to improve that are so critical to success.
For a business to be able to grow, it needs to be flexible enough to adapt to changes as they happen. You have to be willing to examine everything you do with a critical eye, and reinvent yourself every day. Never take a strategy for granted!
Organizations of all kinds have a bad habit of growing more and more complex. But an important feature for an organization focused on growth is keeping things simple. A clear, simple organizational structure will help everyone understand what is happening in the business and where to go next.
A business can only be built on the strength of its customers. You can maximize the support you get from customers through effective market segmentation. Two of the segmentation strategies you can use are attitudinal segmentation and demographic segmentation.
When it comes to being green, buying and using recycled paper is near the top of people’s minds. It’s an obvious option, since we can both recycle our own paper usage and then in turn use recycled paper. We see it in action. But what are your options when it comes to using recycled paper?
There are lots of things you can do to make your business more environmentally friendly, including a lot of things you wouldn’t ordinarily consider “green.” This guide will break down the categories of products that can help make your business greener, one small step at a time.
Have you thought about making your business more green, but worried about the cost? We have some solutions for you. There are plenty of affordable steps you can take to be more green—and even save a little money, too.