To improve efficiency in a commercial environment you must first get organized. If you have noticed that inefficiency and disorganization is leading to diminished productivity, the key is to take action now.
There is a growing trend in business of firms moving away from having a physical presence. Just about every start-up I see does so without an office. And many of these entrepreneurs are determined to continue to operate without one.
When you run a small business, chances are that you are not also in the business of handy work or repairs. There are many simple DIY projects that you can complete over the weekend that will boost your business in at least two ways.
Office spaces are no longer a bland land of cubicles and white-washed walls. Companies finally realized that when employees actually want to be at work, they will be more productive.
Have you ever fantasized about what would be in your ideal office? Take a look at what some companies already include, from skate parks to bomb shelters.
You don't need an MBA to launch a company, but you do need some business know-how. No matter where you are in the process—whether you're brainstorming ideas or getting ready to sign the commercial lease—don't forget about six key decisions that will need to be made
While it's tempting to just clock out since the year is winding down, the opportunities available at this time of year are huge. Because most companies want to make sure to end December with the highest numbers possible, you can find deals that aren't available at any other point on the calendar.
Moving into a new office can be exciting, especially if you are opening a new business or expanding your organization. The problem is that the prospect of hiring more talented people and bringing in more business might take your attention away from services that should be in place for a successful business environment.
Your business makes an impression even before clients or customers get through the front door. No, we're not talking about your company's website (though that is important).
Contrary to what many entrepreneurs might think, it actually is not always the best idea to use your own money to buy pricey equipment for your company. But when your small business needs equipment—and does not have the funds available to buy it—what can you do?