Have a Plan, Not a Dream -- How to Set Realistic Goals for Your New Business
It's an exciting time to start a new business, but many people have unrealistic ideas on what it takes.
How to Change Your Bad Habits for the Benefit of Your Business
If you are like most people, you probably like to complain from time to time about the economy, about the markets, about how things are changing too fast or how you don’t get enough time. Moan moan moan! However, moaning doesn’t solve problems. Instead, you can follow the “No BCD” theory and avoid blaming, complaining […]
Common Mistakes SMBs Make When Designing Their New Webs - business.com
Websites are never finished or done and dusted. Here are some of the most common mistakes small businesses make with their website.
How to Deal With a Client Who Won't Respond to You - business.com
Is your client dodging your emails and calls? It might be time to move forward. Here's how to handle the situation.
Leadership: How to get honest feedback from your employees
When it comes to running a business, there is a definite line to be drawn between those who have people working for them, and those who don’t. Once you 'have staff' much of your time and brain space is spent on them. Onboarding them, training them, briefing them on projects, motivating them, reviewing them and worrying about them. So, when people are underperforming you feel a certain pain and anxiety that takes over your head space. Now the solution to any conflict is usually to improve…
How to Add Personality to Your Website - business.com
Stand out from the competition and connect more with customers by injecting some personality into your website. Here's how.
From freelancer to boss － how to get in the manager mindset
Learning how to let go and delegate, deciding who to hire and being realistic with new hires – sure fire techniques to help you transition from freelancer to boss.
How to use social media's new features to promote your brand | Socialnomics
Social media allows your viewers to experience a real time representation of your company's personality, voice and culture. Doing it right requires planning and spontaneity.
Failing forward: revealing the mistakes I did when I hired the wrong person
Having experienced a few bad hires, Keren Lerner, CEO and founder of Top LeftDesign, reveals the four mistakes she did that caused her the recruitment headaches
Should You Restrict Social Media Use at Work?
We encourage a communicative culture. I want my team to use social media channels as a way to keep on top of the latest in the world. Anyone who is totally not on social media will, by definition, be out of touch. And being out of touch doesn't serve us - or our clients!
How to create a strong personality for your new business
Here, Keren Lerner, CEO of Top Left Design, looks at the early stages of brand conception, mission statement and how to build a personality.
3 Challenges Every Entrepreneur Must Face and How to Overcome Them
There are numerous challenges every entrepreneur must face. This entrepreneur shares some of the most difficult business hardships she learned to overcome.