Outdated technology not only slows you down, but costs you money in lost productivity and missed opportunities. Here’s how to give your small business a technology refresh.
Maybe you’ve been dreading it. Maybe you’ve been waiting for it. Or maybe you haven’t expected it at all. But it’s time … to make the transition from entrepreneur to CEO.
Drama aside, the shift from entrepreneur to CEO is a big one—and it can make or break your business.
What Are the Differences?
If you don’t know the intricacies of the two positions, then talking about them separately might seem nonsensical.
There are skilled candidates out there who are ready and able to work as new job hires. Unfortunately, many businesses have a misguided expectation. Many believe that workers should come to a new job with all the skills necessary. To some extent that may be true, but there will always need additional employee training. To me, the most important skill to bring to the workplace is the ability to learn. Here’s why.
The business world continues to evolve, and technology, information, and communication strategies expand at a rapid rate. To keep abreast with the rapidity of the information age, successful employees know how to learn on the job and apply this learning to changing situations.
By Paul Giannetti
A good night’s sleep is critical to being alert, focused, and productive during the day. Yet too many Americans, however, just don’t get enough sleep. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 30 percent of Americans sleep less than six hours a night – falling far short of the seven to nine hours that most sleep experts recommend.
Why aren’t we sleeping enough? There are a few reasons. The CDC says it’s because 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from insomnia or other sleep disorders.
For any manager supervising both in-house and remote employees, it can be a challenge to create an environment that bridges the physical distance between you and those working outside the office. That’s why we asked 10 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question:
Q. What is your best tip for making employees who work remotely feel integrated into the culture of your company?
1. Use Technology to Your Advantage
We use collaboration tools to increase team communication and boost productivity. Whether someone is working from home, working remotely, or in the office, the tools they use at each location stay consistent.
With the right technology, there’s no reason to go into an office every day. Here’s how to run your business from anywhere.
In the fifth and final installment of our series, we share the important up-and-coming business and consumer trends that all small business owners should be aware of.
Highlights 10 digital tools that can make the life of real estate agents or brokers — in fact, anyone involved in buying and selling property — that much easier. Don’t leave (or sell a) home without them!
While managing every aspect of your business is a challenging task in itself, things can get even harder to control when you are away from your desk. We’ve collected a set of mobile business apps that help you keep things moving while you are on the go!
Is your small business taking advantage of mobile technology yet? Discover 6 ways going mobile can power up your business growth.