Category Archives: General Business

Spring Cleaning

Every year the company I work for schedules a spring cleaning day in April or May and we are having one this Friday. Everyone gets to wear jeans that day, we usually do some yard work around the building, and … Continue reading

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11 Job Satisfaction Tips

I have frequently heard the quote “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”, but I had no idea that it is attributed to Confucius until I did a search on … Continue reading

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Good Entrepreneur Entertainment

It is not very often that a small business owner can be entertained and at the same time learn some positive things to improve his business and also be forewarned of some pitfalls. A recent article I read, 10 Films … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday 2013

Halloween is over and the next big holiday is Thanksgiving, of course. Something important for small business owners is an event that closely follows Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday. I do a posting on it almost every year (2012 was the … Continue reading

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Keep Your Most Valued Employees

Recent news suggests that the employment market is finally beginning to rebound. There are sure to be some bumps in the recovery, but now might be the time to take some steps to hold on to your best employees before … Continue reading

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Employee Recognition and Motivation Phrases

Everyone likes an occasional pat on the back for a task well done or going above and beyond the call of duty, but in the usually hectic environment of most small businesses it may be easy to overlook this one … Continue reading

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Lessons For Small Business Owners From Yoga

An associate at the company where I work trained very long and hard to be certified as a yoga instructor and teaches a free yoga class once a week for other associates at our company. It is very well attended … Continue reading

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National Small Business Week-2013

I thought of the old saying “better late than never” when someone reminded me that this week is National Small Business Week. I’ll make sure to mark my calendar next year to start looking for the dates for the 2014 … Continue reading

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Tough Employee Tasks for Small Business Owners

There are many advantages to being a small business owner, but one of the downsides is how to effectively provide negative comments to your employees. In a perfect world every small business owner would be blessed with uniformly outstanding employees, … Continue reading

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Simplicity and Small Business

Last week we posted about an article that gave 50 time saving tips that should help any small business owner during the course of a busy day, but the main focus was on saving time and less on efficient ways … Continue reading

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