If You Distract Easily – Chances Are You’re Often Late

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Being on time is something that seems to be falling out of vogue in today’s society. All too often, people show up late for everything from work and meetings to get-togethers and coffee dates. In fact, it’s estimated that 15 to 20 percent of the US population is consistently late. Many people today just don’t have timeliness as a priority. …

Is Your Business Growing? Invest in a Real Time Card Software Solution

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For many small businesses, increasing profits is a constant challenge. In fact, growing revenue has been pegged as the top business challenge for companies with 11-50 and 51-100 employees, and the number two challenge for businesses with over 100 employees. While many companies try to maximize their profits by making cuts or raising prices, there’s another money-saving option that’s often …

7 Ways to Improve Employee Morale

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Most managers know that one of the best ways to boost productivity –and raise profits, is by cultivating a happy and satisfied workforce. Having a team that’s switched on and ready to go can benefit a company in more ways than one. Not only can it lead to higher-than-average levels of productivity, it will also mean that your team in …

Engaging Your Employees – What Are the Best Practices?

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If you’re a business owner, it’s no surprise that a driven and motivated workforce can have a significant impact on your business’ bottom line. Studies show workers who feel appreciated are more likely to go the extra mile to provide great customer service –helping them to feel appreciated and more inclined to come back. Workers that are motivated and engaged …

Employee Satisfaction – 10 Things That Indicate You’re Doing the Right Things

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Managing employees is less about trying to control your crew, and more about trying to establish a team that will give back to your company as much as you do. Employees are an important part of your business, but getting them to the point where they are satisfied and happy –and willing to give their best at work, is another …

How to Hire the Right People for Your Business

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Hiring employees is a major decision and a crucial part of expanding your company. However, as you already undoubtedly know, it’s not a matter of just hiring anyone that comes along –employing the right workers is crucial for your success. Assembling your own dream team is a time-consuming and very involved process, but the end result is worth the time …

Software and Small Business – How to Use Software to Grow Your Business

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Small businesses help to drive America forward. While big name retailers love to tout impressive-sounding statistics, the fact is that more consumers prefer to shop at small businesses than larger companies –and many will do so if given the opportunity. Despite the public’s preference for small companies though, the unfortunate fact is that many small businesses today don’t make it. …

5 Tips to Help Small Business Employees Adapt to Change

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Change is inevitable. For organizations of any size, it’s also a necessary part of doing business today. Everything is on the move –the economy is shifting, markets are changing, and technology is too –and companies that fail to keep up with the times will quickly go under. But while most business owners are in-tune with the importance of change, employees …

Why Your Attitude Is so Important in the Small Business World

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The saying “attitude is everything,” isn’t far from the truth: especially when it comes to the world of business. Your attitude doesn’t just impact how you see the world –it also influences how the world sees you. Much of your success in life, and in the workplace comes down to your attitude –whether you wake up on a positive note, …

Replacing things before you need to

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When things break you have to decide if you need to fix them.  But what if you don’t know things need fixing?  One of those things you may not think about, in a business, is your time tracking system.  Replacing it now can actually save you money. Companies save more than $1,600 per employee, on average, by implementing an automated …