Starting-a-Successful-New-Business-in-2013

5 Ways To Stay Enthusiastic About Your Small Business

Back when you started your small business, you were probably full of energy, ideas and a can-do attitude. Life has changed a little since then. This isn’t the best climate for business success without sacrifice, fancy footwork, and burning a few barrels of midnight oil. If too many sleepless nights and endless work chores are…continue reading …

Starting-a-Successful-New-Business-in-2013

Coping With Rising Fuel Costs

If your business is on the move, and even if it’s not, rising gasoline prices can spell trouble. Mobile businesses are clearly feeling the heat, but almost any business will be impacted by hikes at the pump. Earlier this year, the United States Energy Information Administration projected that gasoline prices could exceed $4 per gallon…continue reading …

Starting-a-Successful-New-Business-in-2013

How To Craft A Performance Review Program That Works

It’s performance review time. You’ve downloaded a form that may work okay with a few revisions. You’ve explained to your managers that they have to schedule reviews and submit the paperwork to you within a particular timeframe — or you’ve set that goal for yourself. You’re ready to go, right? Tips for Crafting Performance Reviews…continue reading …

Starting-a-Successful-New-Business-in-2013

Are You A Bad Boss?

When you started your business, you probably never stopped to consider the type of boss you’d turn out to be. Chances are, though, that you have some pretty powerful memories of terrible bosses from your past. Have you slipped into some of those destructive, demeaning, confusing and counterproductive habits? If you think you may need…continue reading …

Starting-a-Successful-New-Business-in-2013

Top Small Business Resolutions For 2011

Many business owners are ready to say goodbye to 2010 and are eager to embrace the New Year, hoping for opportunities to grow and rebound from a damaged economy. Every New Year is met with a list of resolutions, and small business owners should be no exception. Here is a guide for small business owners…continue reading …