How to Resolve Conflicts in Business

Resolving Conflicts in Business
How to resolve conflicts in a business varies in methodology.  Some companies use meetings to inform employees of conflicts, and for resolving them. Using this method, the agreed-upon solution to a conflict must be committed to employees’ memory. Hopefully, this will...

Business Bugs – Infestation Control

Business Bugs
Many small businesses reside in neglected conditions, whereby “business bugs” creep about wreaking havoc in company operations. Not to be confused with computer software bugs, these “bugs” cause HUMAN errors and miscommunications, along with other visible disorder. As...

Grease for Squeaky Business Owners

Squeaky Business Owners
“The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease,” says an old adage. That may work for wheels, but not so much in business. For example, squeaky business owners risk being ignored over time. Fact is, people tune out continuous noises,...

Boss in a Box – The Virtual Controller

Boss in a Box
A while back we conducted a “live” webinar for small business owners and managers, titled “Boss in a Box.” Whereby, we explained that a (BMP) Business Process Management system with Job/Service Tracking is a 24-hour-a-day BOSS. More importantly, a BOSS having all the...

The Biggest Lie in Business History

Biggest Lie in Business History
Starting a small business in 1988, I came face to face with the biggest LIE in business history. In fact, I bought into that lie for a time, because other business owners, friends, repeated the lie. Moreover, they had no answers for fixing our operational struggles...