Delegation 101: What Small Business Owners Need To Know

YoungUpstarts

A business’s ability to evolve depends on its leader’s ability to let go of their death grip on… everything… and learn to delegate without micromanaging. Burnout is a serious threat to your well-being and the success of your business. Your business is only as strong as your team.

10 Leadership Skills Every Small Business Owner Must Master

YoungUpstarts

Be Outrageously Successful in the Small Business Lifestyle “ Recently a client said to me, “I am a great small business owner but a lousy leader.” Small business owner and small business leader are not synonymous. By Sherry B.

5 Steps To Scaling Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

Starting a small business is hard, but do you know what’s even more difficult? Once you’ve launched your business, seen a good return on investment and feel that you have the products, services, and user experience perfected, you can start to grow in other ways.

Tips to Help You Plan Your Small Business Events with Ease

The Startup Magazine

Studies have shown that business events, both large and small, have one of the key roles in the growth and expansion of the Australian economy and with very good reasons. However, organizing business events can be very stressful.

9 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Care About Content Marketing

Brandanew

With clients , one of our consistent discussions is this: we have a small digital marketing pile (=budget), where can we start? And with so many digital channels, platforms, and opportunities, this is indeed a recurring worry, especially for small businesses and startups.

Is Your City Right For A Small Business Revolution?

YoungUpstarts

by Quint Studer, founder of Studer Community Institute and author of “ Results That Last: Hardwiring Behaviors That Will Take Your Company to the Top “ No doubt about it: Small businesses are leading the way to revitalize America.

5 Phases of Leadership Growth Lead To Company Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Most of you aspiring entrepreneurs have no idea how dramatically your own role has to evolve as you develop a solution, start a business, and expect it to scale into a successful self-managed company. Lead and mentor team members to run all business areas.

Ten Skills Every Entrepreneur And Small Business Owner Must Have

YoungUpstarts

by Quint Studer, founder of Studer Community Institute and author of “ Results That Last: Hardwiring Behaviors That Will Take Your Company to the Top “ I’ve worked with many business owners over the years and I’ve paid attention to what makes them successful (or not).

Want To Accelerate Small Business Growth? Then Turn To The Cloud.

YoungUpstarts

Started by a young entrepreneurial couple, Haresh and Dolly Balani, Treknology 3 set up its first small bicycle concept store in Singapore almost 30 years ago. How can small businesses empower growth, but maintain brand loyalty?

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How To Recruit An All-Star Team For Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

As a small business owner, you’re living proof that the American Dream is still alive and well. Small companies face unique challenges that larger organizations simply don’t have. As a small business, you’re almost certainly more nimble than most big companies.

Small Business and Startups: 5 Traits of Leadership

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In the context of small business and startups these two characteristically different beings are necessarily rolled into one. However, in the world of small business and startups, a great manager must also be a great leader. What is a manager? What is a leader?

Organizational Tips For Small Businesses Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

It’s easy for a business to become busy and forget about the organization of your files, forms and equipment. It’s difficult to continue making money if your business is disorderly. Therefore, see these organizational tips for small businesses: Declutter the Workspace.

Small Business and Leadership: Thinking About Dad

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I spend a lot of time thinking about leadership and how to encourage the best from the team. The lessons have stayed with me not only in my role as a father to two sons of my own, but as a leader and business manager for almost 30 years. inspiration Small business

Small Business and Startups: Number One Leadership Skill

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Related posts: Small Business and Startups: 5 Traits of Leadership. Small Business and Startups: Thinking About Business Plans (again). Small Business and Startups: Prepare For the Worst.

The Small Business Guide to Creative Video Strategy in 2018

Up and Running

In order for your business to acquire and keep customers , you must understand which up and coming trends to pay attention to. In the same way, your business must be willing to change if you want to leverage video in 2018.

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BlackEnterprise.com Launches Small Business University Online Video Entrepreneurship Course

YoungUpstarts

Small business resource for African Americans Black Enterprise has launched the Black Enterprise Small Business University Powered by Dell , an eight-week, online video course offering expert advice to entrepreneurs looking to start and grow profitable small businesses.

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Eight Year-End “Must-Dos” For Entrepreneurs And Small Business Owners

YoungUpstarts

by Bill McBean, author of “ The Facts of Business Life: What Every Successful Business Owner Knows that You Don’t “ All year long you’ve been in frantic motion. Sometimes the business world pauses to catch its breath in December.

Delegation is Crucial for Your Small Business’s Health [Use These Tips to Start Delegating Today]

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Small business owners often find themselves taking on every task in their company. But, as a business grows, this hands-on approach becomes harder to maintain. But, it’s an important transition that all successful business owners must make.

New Year, New Finances – How To Keep Your Small Business Finances In Control

YoungUpstarts

January is here and hopefully you have already decided where you are going to take your business in 2014. As a serial entrepreneur, I’ve learned firsthand the financial struggles of small businesses. They have knowledge and contacts to help take your business to the next level.

Why You Can’t Afford To Wait To Create A Succession Plan For Your Small Business

YoungUpstarts

Whereas, small businesses are at a much bigger disadvantage and those that don’t have a bona-fide succession plan in place either struggle and lose money trying to remain active, go into liquidation mode, or go bankrupt and go into receivership.

Why Should Small Business Owners Think About Ethics?

Up and Running

The investor was not wearing business attire and had requested the late-morning meeting be held in a cigar bar. When Markowitz asked him about the risks in the business model, the investor replied, “our biggest concern is regulatory.”.

Small Business and Startups: Telling the Truth

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In business the truth can be elusive, even fungible. As much as we try to craft the perfect projections, what happens in business is never predictable and outcomes can not be conjured from a crystal ball. Small Business and Startups: What Type of Boss Are You?

Small Business and Startups: Why Transparency Matters

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In business, failure to communicate comes with its own form of punishment: poor performance, confusion, degraded teamwork, and reduced productivity. Related posts: Small Business and Startups: Cultivate Trust and Nurture Loyalty. What we got here, is a failure. To communicate.

A New Venture Needs Connected Leadership To Thrive

Startup Professionals Musings

Most startup ideas begin in the mind of an individual, but an idea is not a business. It takes a team, with effective leadership, to build a business. Many aspiring entrepreneurs default to team leadership by domination and control. business entrepreneur startup

“Joinership” Is The New Leadership

YoungUpstarts

It’s no secret that most companies value leadership over just about anything else. However, in my experience, there’s another component more important than strong leadership — an element that rarely gets the spotlight, because it’s all about not stepping into the spotlight.

Small Business and Startups: Best Boss Ever?

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This applies not only to winning arguments and basketball strategy, but to business management as well. The idea in business, as with so many things, is to set specific, well-designed goals and design strategy to achieve those goals.

Small Business and Startups: Build Teams, Have Fun

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Who says business can’t be fun? Leadership is not just about productivity, strategy, and tactics – much more important is the fact that great leadership is about people. A great team is at once a reflection of its leadership, but it also defines its leaders.

Twitter Link Roundup #359 – Terrific Reads for Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

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We regularly share our favorite posts on entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, logo design , web design , startups, leadership, social media, marketing, economics, and other interesting stuff! Why A Good Logo Is Essential To Your Business [link] pic.twitter.com/c8Z0F1MN8H.

Twitter Link Roundup #358 – Terrific Reads for Small Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

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We regularly share our favorite posts on entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, logo design , web design , startups, leadership, social media, marketing, economics, and other interesting stuff! Use Science To Avoid Bad Business Decisions [link] pic.twitter.com/RJ2RAkzpaR.

Small Business and Startups: Management for the Joy Of It

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Business owners and managers tend to focus on business. One of the most important thing we can do is to look for ways to manage our businesses for the simple joy of it – to bring with us every day a sense of fun, adventure, and shared responsibility to the people around us.

Twitter Link Roundup #357 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

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We regularly share our favorite posts on entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, logo design , web design , startups, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Successful small business owners have an unfair advantage.

Building Accountable Leadership to Transform Your Business

Duct Tape Marketing

Building Accountable Leadership to Transform Your Business written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Molinaro is the global managing director of leadership transformation at Lee Hecht Harrison and is also a regular keynote speaker at conferences and corporate retreats.

Small Business and Startups: 6 Traits of Great Businesses

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A few weeks back I wrote about 5 traits of leadership and some of the characteristics that great leaders share. Today let’s move away form the individual(s) that lead businesses and discuss the businesses themselves, shall we?

Twitter Link Roundup #356 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

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People notice and internalize color before anything else, and if you pay attention, you’ll see how businesses use color in their branding, including their brand identity , to create compelling, engaging designs.

Small Business and Startups: The Elements of Good Advice

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This is not say that guidance about your business shouldn’t be listened to, solicited, or acted upon, but rather that a grain of salt should be applied to all of the advice you harvest. Related posts: Small Businesses and Startups: Worst.

Small Business and Startups: How Do I Thank You?

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For many small business owners saying thanks to your team is a head-scratcher. Besides, not every business can afford meaningful bonuses for the team and not every business has profits to share in the first place. Mom taught us well.

Sales Training Options to Help Your Small Business Succeed

Duct Tape Marketing

Sales Training Options to Help Your Small Business Succeed written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Having an effective and engaged sales team is one of the keys to guaranteeing your business’s success. There is a lot of value in a great business book.

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Small Businesses and Startups – 3 New Years Reflections and Resolutions

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And now, once again, we turn our gaze lovingly back to our business, our customers, and our team. We’ve written before about New Year resolutions in the context of business and management, but this year I want to put these into more of a ruminative frame. Alright then.

Small Business and Startups: 5 Tips For Keeping the Books

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The first quarter of the business year is a great time to put in place or review your accounting and bookkeeping systems. The best way for small business owners and startup entrepreneurs to deal with that complexity is through careful planning, detailed documentation, and careful organization.

Small Business and Startups: What Type of Boss Are You?

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But at small businesses and startups someone who is a mere functionary can slow down the process with needless paperwork, endless meetings, and a frustrating focus on internal process instead of internal progress. Lean Marketing tips: business card as selling tool.

Twitter Link Roundup #352 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

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We regularly share our favorite posts on entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, logo design , web design , startups, leadership, social media, marketing, economics, and other interesting stuff! 30 Business Owners on What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur – [link].

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Small Business and Startups: Sustainability and Your Company

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A wonderful project posted to crowdSPRING recently has got me thinking lately about the role of sustainability in the context of small business. Right now, you’re probably asking yourself, “What can a small business owner do?”

Small Business Tips: 5 Steps to Building Great Customer Relationships

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You started a business and slowly, surely you have been acquiring new customers. Remember that business is a 2-way street; you are dependent on your customers for their business and they on you for the service you provide or the products you sell.