After closing brick-and-mortar operations for several months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, owners of nonessential small businesses feel that they can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.Continue Reading
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Motivation can be tough for small business owners sometimes. Along with the challenges of closing deals and keeping your team on track, you have to keep going for your clients. But, what happens when real life starts to challenge your motivation as well? Where do you get the energy to keep reaching for excellence?Continue Reading
by Ann Connor
It is vitally important to whatever business endeavor you are pursuing that the team you have around you understands their mission clearly. Clear expectations at the outset of a project, be it a new product launch or building a new department in the company, provide a solid guideline and should form a cohesive vision for everyone involved.
To ensure success in any given project, it can be valuable to present a set of behavior expectations or work on one with your team. One way to develop this is a “team charter” or contract upon which all members agree. This code of conduct can help to guide the team through its growth, reminding members to be respectful of colleagues, contribute their opinions when they are solicited, and addressing conflicts personally on a one-to-one basis.Continue Reading