If you’re running an early-stage startup, chances are there are some knowledge gaps in your core team. You may be strong on the technical side or a product whiz, but what about financial strategy, administration, HR? Are you prepared to manage the day-to-day of your startup, from recruiting new talent to bookkeeping to financial planning?
My biggest adjustment when I started my business was that no matter the issue, all paths led to me! Finding new clients, setting the business strategy, agreeing the needed partnership, preparing the materials for the meeting, or managing the vendor registration? Yes, all me. The diversity and volume of topics on my “to do” list was overwhelming at times.
When you started up your business, it was probably not because you love running your own human resource department and wanted to deal with hiring and payroll issues. These days, many small companies are using leasing firms to handle many of their staffing issues.
You need every marketing edge you can get. An oft-overlooked opportunity is using your vendors to fuel business growth. While you’re already getting services of course, you can get more if you’re willing to pay more and incentivize your vendors to help you.
Every business owner expects risks, and managing them properly is a vital task. Business insurance is an important piece of the puzzle, but there are several steps you should take first to calculate and manage your risks.
There’s a good chance you’ve used cloud technology without even realizing it. Understanding cloud technology will help you make an informed decision on whether this rapidly growing field can work for you. This guide presents both the pros and the cons of taking your business into “the cloud.”
Payroll activities can be incredibly complicated for small business owners, and many people look for outside payroll companies to handle them. To determine whether a particular service is the right fit for you, there are a few important questions you should ask.
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