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These Interview Questions Will Help You Pick The Perfect Candidate

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Sep 18, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

If you could be any fruit, which would you be and why?

It’s one of those crazy interview questions you hear about—and, admittedly, is fun to talk about—designed to test a candidate’s ability to think on his feet. But experts agree that in the long run curveball questions like this one don’t do much in the way of predicting long-term success in a role.

So what should you be asking?

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Less Is More: Is It Time To Cut Your Product Offerings?

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Sep 14, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

When we think about scaling a business, we typically think more, bigger, better. But is expanding always the right decision?

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The Top 10 Reasons Good Employees Quit

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Sep 13, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

A good job alone isn’t always enough to keep a good employee around. Employees quit their jobs for all sorts of reasons, from money to opportunity to personal factors.

Some of these things, by necessity, are out of an employer’s control. But many of them are directly linked to workplace policies and the behavior of members of leadership.

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7 Methods To Motivate Your Employees

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Sep 11, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

A happy team of employees leads to a profitable company. But employee happiness isn’t something that just takes care of itself. It’s a piece of your company culture you must actively work toward from the top down.

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The Surprising Thing That’s Causing Your Burnout

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Sep 07, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

When we think of burnout, we usually picture the times when we’re firing on all cylinders for weeks on end, perhaps working toward a major milestone or just struggling to keep the ship afloat. But research suggests there’s a different kind of burnout that’s unrelated to overwork—and the cause might surprise you.

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More Money, Less Hassle: How To Bill Your Clients Better

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Sep 06, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Billing. It’s the single most important process to ensure the livelihood of your business. After all, if you run out of cash, it’s game over.

And yet, it’s a process most entrepreneurs are running with rampant inefficiency. You’re so focused on doing the actual work that getting paid for the work becomes an afterthought. For a profitable business owner, though, it should be the other way around. Streamlining and optimizing your billing process should take a front seat.

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5 Actions You Can Take To Improve Your Business By The End Of The Day

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Sep 04, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Big goals breed big results. To achieve massive success, you need both the foresight to plan ten years into the future and the tenacity to take action on those plans every single day.

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How To Deal With Someone Who Keeps Canceling

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Aug 31, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

You’ve had the appointment set for weeks. Your secretary even called yesterday to confirm it. But sure enough, within an hour of the meeting’s scheduled start time, your phone dings.

Can we reschedule?

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Why You Shouldn't Give Discounts

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Aug 30, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

I love a good discount. Nothing satisfies me more than whipping out a coupon I’ve had stashed in my wallet or getting up to the register to see my purchase ring up with a surprise 10% off. Discounts are the best!

…Except when it comes to your business.

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4 Ways To Sell Without Feeling Sleazy

BY Tami Brehse IN Profitability ON Aug 28, 2017 WITH Be the First to Leave a Comment!

Even if you have the greatest product in the world, it’s not going to sell itself. On the flip side, you might have a useless product but be able to sell it like hotcakes. Of course, that’s not what we advocate for, but it just goes to show that oftentimes, it’s not the product but the salesman that determines success.

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