Archive for May, 2012

How To Keep Your Vision in Sight

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
It is hard to remain focused on a vision as an entrepreneur with the constant changes and work demands always in the picture. There are several things a business owner can to keep the vision in sight during day-to-day challenges.

One may find it beneficial to set more short-term goals. Taking a short-term goal and dividing it into smaller milestones is something that can be helpful in keeping the vision of the business well within reach. Ideally, the short-term goal being considered should be related to the advancement of a larger objective already in place.

Another method is to look at the accomplishments… Read More

I Feel Like Quitting. What Should I Do Instead?

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012
It is not unusual for a business owner to sit at their desk, head in hands, and declare that they are ready to quit. Hard economic times, employee issues, website problems, even personal stress can lead to the desire to give up. However, as a business owner, it is really against your very nature to give up. You were motivated enough to start this business, you just need to regroup and find a solution to the problem. You can begin by getting up from your desk, walking around for a few minutes to stretch your legs, and getting something to drink.Didn't catch that? This explains it.… Read More

How to Maintain Enthusiasm When the Honeymoon is Over

Friday, May 18th, 2012
When the honeymoon is over and you have to return to your everyday life, it can be hard to show enthusiasm for your relationship. The bills are coming in each month, you may have extra bills from the wedding, and you're now in a routine that could be very boring. There are a few things that you can do to maintain the spark that you have, and to keep the relationship fun after the big day.

1. Go out at least once a month just the two of you. Often after you get married you get involved with a lot of other couples and you have parties and events to go to. Make time for just the two of you to get out of the house, and be… Read More

Delegation with Confidence That the Job Will Get Done

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
One of the most important traits that a boss or leader should have is the ability to delegate. This does not mean avoiding work and pushing it off on other people; rather, it means that a leader should have the ability to assign the right job to the right person. Since the person in charge cannot do everything on their own, knowing who is best to finish a task in a timely and efficient manner is critical to running an organization.

Another key component of successful leadership is to trust who you have delegated a job to. This involves not only knowing who to choose that is trustworthy, but it also involves having the… Read More

Maintaining Excellence in Safety Practices in Your Business

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012
One of the most important parts of running a business is maintaining safety. A safe work environment can prevent accidents, increased insurance costs and can even help you avoid lawsuits. No matter what field of work someone is in, there are safety issues that need to be looked at.

Even if you work in an office and sit at a desk all day, people can slip and fall on the bathroom floor and harsh chemicals may be used at times to clean the office.You can find a quick rundown here It is important that no matter… Read More