Blog

Hiring and Onboarding Employees Blog Posts
Should You Hire Slowly, Fire Quickly?

Should You Hire Slowly, Fire Quickly?

Recently, I have heard many business owners say that they should Hire Slowly, Fire Quickly. In my opinion, it’s not sound business advice.

Many business owners misinterpret the meaning which leads to bad business decisions which are significantly costing their business.

Before you decide to apply hire slowly, fire quickly to your business, you need to understand the risks and why it might not be ideal.

The True Cost of Not Hiring an Employee

The True Cost of Not Hiring an Employee

Employees are expensive. There’s no denying that.

However, did you know that in some cases, the cost of not hiring an employee can cost you even more? Read this post to learn three ways not hiring an new team member can be significantly hurting your bottom line.

When to hire an employee

When to hire an employee

Knowing when to hire an employee is essential for business success. Before you add each new person to your team, you need to make sure that you NEED that employee. Read more to learn four signs that your business needs to add either it’s first employee or another one to the team.

3 Ways to Attract Candidates Before You Need to Hire

3 Ways to Attract Candidates Before You Need to Hire

Whether you are a new business or a business that is ready to expand, you might be wondering, How do I become seen as the company where employees are jumping at the chance to get a job? After all, to fill your open positions, you must find ways to attract candidates and make them want to apply.

Whether you’re just starting to think about hiring your first employee, or you’re trying to find ways to draw more or better candidates so you can expand your team, here are three ways to attract candidates before you need to hire.

Leading and Managing Employees Blog Posts
Gifts for Employees: What to Give and What Not to Give

Gifts for Employees: What to Give and What Not to Give

Whether it is in recognition for a work achievement, to celebrate a birthday, holiday or end of the year, or for a work anniversary, giving your employees gifts can be a great way to show them that you appreciate them and their work. Selecting the right gifts for employees can sometimes be a challenge. To help you with your gift selection, enjoy a list of items employee say they want and a few items employees do not appreciate.

Successfully Managing Millennials: Five Tips

Successfully Managing Millennials: Five Tips

Millennials are said to be a problematic generation in the workplace. Managing Millennials does not have to be a challenge. Learn tips on how to successfully manage the millennials within your small business.

Three Reasons Why Your Business Should Focus on Employee Retention

Three Reasons Why Your Business Should Focus on Employee Retention

No matter the size or profit level of a company, employee retention has become a problem for many businesses.

When top employees shift from enjoying their job to being dissatisfied in the workplace the impacts of this move can ripple throughout the company both before and after that employee turns in their notice.

Read the top three reasons why your business should focus on employee retention.

Running a Small Business Blog Posts
5 Reasons You Need to Join a Mastermind as a Business Owner

5 Reasons You Need to Join a Mastermind as a Business Owner

Have you been wondering if it’s the right time to join a mastermind as a small business owner? Being a part of a mastermind can have a significant impact on your business and help you achieve your business goals that seem like only dreams today.

To help you see how a mastermind will help you, check out these five reasons you should join a mastermind as a small business owner.

The One Time Management Practice You Can Stop Doing Today: Multitasking

The One Time Management Practice You Can Stop Doing Today: Multitasking

Is one of your top struggles time management? With so many time management tips and techniques available for us to apply, there is one time management practice you can stop doing today. That one time management practice is multitasking.

Read more to learn why you should stop multitasking today.

How to Survive Negative Reviews in Your Business

How to Survive Negative Reviews in Your Business

No matter how fantastic you are at what you do, you are going to receive a negative business review or comment at some point while running your company. Seeing negative reviews are going to happen, it’s crucial that you know how to approach the situation so you can react in the best way for your company. Learn more in this post.

My Stories and Opinions Blog Posts
WFHM or SAHM: Why You Need to Pick a Side

WFHM or SAHM: Why You Need to Pick a Side

You run a business from home, and your kids are home with you for either all or part of the day. Does this make you a Work-From-Home-Mom or a Stay-At-Home-Mom? Does the title matter? In my opinion, it does. I also believe that selecting the wrong title for your situation can hinder your chances of success. So, which one are you?

How to Succeed When You Need a Break from Work

How to Succeed When You Need a Break from Work

In September, I told myself one thing: I need a break from work. As an entrepreneur, I couldn’t just pause my business. I had to be strategic about my break. Learn how I was able to give myself the time needed while still moving my business forward.

Why Entrepreneurs Need a Reason to Quit

Why Entrepreneurs Need a Reason to Quit

Entrepreneurship is hard. You envision success, but the path will be full of challenges. How do you know when enough is enough? That’s why all entrepreneurs need a reason to quit. Do you have yours?

Work-Life Balance: Do You Have It?

Work-Life Balance: Do You Have It?

Work-life balance: I bet it is something we all want. The tricky thing about work-life balance is that the definition does not contain a checklist to measure perfection. In my opinion, I have a great work-life balance. However, I know that my definition does not match that of my clients or readers. Does that make any of us wrong or one of us better than the other?

11 Truths No One Tells You About Pumping at Work

11 Truths No One Tells You About Pumping at Work

In a society where mothers receive dirty looks for breastfeeding in public, the topic of expressing milk seems like a bigger offense. I have decided it is time to talk about pumping at work. I put together a list of the 11 things about pumping at work that I wish people had told me before I returned to the office after the birth of my first child.