61 Simple and Low-Cost Ways to Reward Employees and Boost Motivation

Ways to Reward EmployeesAre you looking for simple ideas and suggestions on how to reward your employees and increase motivation?

Is bringing the best out in your employees high on your list of priorities?

There’s no doubt that praising and rewarding employees is good for your business and helps create a positive work environment which increases productivity and, ultimately, profits.

In today’s difficult and, sometimes harsh, economic climate, a well-structured rewards and recognition program becomes and effective (and often low cost) way to improve employee morale and performance.

It’s important to point out that it’s often the things that don’t cost money – or are reasonably cheap to implement – which are most effective. [Read more…]

Clarity.fm: On Demand Business Advice from Top Experts (at Affordable Rates)

Clarity.fm - Expert business advice at affordable pricesAs a small business owner or entrepreneur trying to launch a new startup, you’re constantly facing situations where you require good expert business advice to solve a problem or just someone to discuss ideas and strategy with.

Hiring consultants who charge exorbitant retainers is out of the question and chatting about these issues with your mates at the pub is probably not the solution you’re looking for.

Enter Clarity.fm. [Read more…]

How to Track Your Business Expenses

If you’re running your own small business, you’ve probably thought of just about everything – products, marketing, along with about a thousand other things.  However, one thing a lot of small business owners can overlook is their expenses.  If you want to be successful in business, you can’t just keep track of how much money you have in the bank, it’s important to also keep track of what you’re doing with your money.  [Read more…]

Networking 101

Networking is a great way to catapult your business in a short time…..if you know how to do it right. You can find customers, business partners, mentors and more. The key is how to find people and communicating with them correctly. Here are just a few tips for how to network effectively. [Read more…]

SWOT Analysis – What is it and how can it help my Small Business?

There is no doubt that setting up a new business is an exciting prospect – albeit time consuming and stressful! It is important that you take care and proceed with caution when you are planning to set up a new business in order to avoid potential pitfalls along the way. A well know analysis technique used by many business owners and investors is something called a SWOT Analysis. [Read more…]

7 Steps to Starting A Home Business

Starting a home based business can be both exhilarating and overwhelming at once.  If you’re considering entering the home business “arena” the following Steps will help you on your journey…. [Read more…]