Creating a Workplace Health Model

In recent months, you might be up at night, thinking about the biggest mistakes you can make as a business owner.

It turns out that many mistakes are entirely preventable.

Workplace health model

If you’ve been grappling with these concerns, now is a good time to set your course in a more positive direction. In the process, you could just help yourself to some restful nights and rejuvenating sleep.

Set Up a Company-Wide Health Priority

Even if you are a small business owner, keep your eye on the health and welfare of your employees. You don’t have to be a major company to offer health education classes, set up a workplace health model.…

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How Do You Prepare a Bill of Sale?

A bill of sale is a document proving the transfer of property from one party to another. This document can be used to record a sale between two individuals as well as, in some countries, the sale of goods by a business to an individual.

Preparing a bill of sale

Preparing a bill of sale starts with identifying what needs to be included. Next, prepare a draft version of the bill of sale on paper.  Finally, the bill of sale needs to be notarized and filed with your county clerk’s office or local courthouse, depending on where it is used.

This guide will cover the steps outlined above in more detail to help you understand how to prepare a bill of sale.…

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How to Purchase Contractors Insurance Online

If you are a contractor operating in California, or in any other state for that matter, you will have to think about getting contractors insurance. This is required by law in most states and, on top of that, it provides you with some great protection, meaning that buying it is not only required, but also good for you.

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In case you are new in the business, chances are that you are not quite certain about how this insurance works and what it brings to the table, which is why I would advise you to get properly informed about it before going any further.…

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How to Financially Plan Before You Move to a New Place

Moving from one place to another is a part of life, be it due to job or education. Even if you have to move to a new place within your city, this is a hectic activity and can be financially straining. Indeed, your finances matter when moving. Therefore, understanding the costs upfront helps avoiding ‘surprises’ along the way.

Moving to a new place

While some costs may be very clear to you while you are pondering over your move to your new home, some are not so obvious. The rent is one of the clearest expense you will have, but there are others too. If your calculations are not right, you might end up regretting your decision to switch places.…

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Inside Vs. Outside Sales: Which Is Right For Your Business?

Setting up a business might seem easy for many, as you’ll only need funds and a good plan. However, to survive in the cutthroat world of commerce, you’ll need more than just these two.

Inside sales vs. outside sales

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Making sales every day is what will keep your business running, and this is where most companies struggle. While others have a marketable product, some lack the skills to sell it, or they just don’t know the best way to approach a customer. Will they rely on cold calling or do direct marketing?

In the business world, there are two types of salespeople: inside and outside.…

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Who Should Use Six Sigma?

Every business owner wants greater efficiency. With Six Sigma, business owners can streamline business procedures to improve outcomes and reduce operational errors. Six Sigma has gained significant popularity over the past few decades and has even been used by the United States government.

Six Sigma

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The methodology can be applied to a wide variety of industries and is often considered a business initiative that improves quality and lowers costs.

Let’s look at some of the benefits you can reap when you use Six Sigma with your organization.

Customer Retention

6 Sigma has been used by people in the banking world to streamline customer banking services and optimize business processes that were causing customer dissatisfaction and lost accounts.…

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How to Make Your Commute to the Office More Enjoyable

If you don’t get to work from home every day, this means you likely have to deal with a commute to work. Depending on how far away your job is, you could be spending a considerable amount of time either in your car or on public transportation. After doing this for days and weeks, you’ll likely find yourself growing bored or annoyed with your morning commute. This is an unpleasant way to start the day so you should look to adjust it whenever you can.

Office commuting

Below, we’ll outline some simple ideas that may help you make your morning commute to the office a little more enjoyable.…

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Route Planning Vs. Optimization: 4 Ways to Identify The Right Strategy to Maximize Efficiency

Delivery and dispatch logistics can be a pain to deal with, especially in retail and the field service industry. And you know how much your business will benefit once you figure out how to optimize and make it efficient.

Logistics in field service business

You know that you need to ensure you can accomplish three crucial things:

  • First, deliver the goods and services to each customer as soon as possible.
  • Second, finish more job orders every single day.
  • Third, reduce overhead costs such as filling up your fleet of vehicles with gas, which typically make up around 59.8% of your operational costs per mile. (1)

Achieving all three equates to efficiency, fewer expenses, and more profit.…

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How to Avoid Excessive Administration Through a Customized School Administration Software

If there is one set of individuals we should admire during this strange situation brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, it is parents of school-aged children. From perplexingly inconsistent government signals about student safety to the on-again/off-again opening of schools to figuring out how to homeschool – or at the very least endure their children being around 24/7 – parents have had a tough time.

School admin using school administration software

However, how about a sense of appreciation to educators as well? They have also suffered a disproportionate part of the burden imposed by the worldwide coronavirus outbreak.

Educators who picked their careers apparently because they enjoy working with youngsters and developing their knowledge base were suddenly saddled with a slew of additional responsibilities.…

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Becoming a Freelance Consultant: 5 Specializations to Consider

Not every business owner has the knowledge to manage all departments effectively. This is why so many small businesses now look to outsource certain jobs or depend on freelance consultants to help them master managing their business.

Freelance consulting

Professional consultants are in high demand, and if you’re knowledgeable enough to launch your own consultancy, there’s plenty of money to be made.

Despite often costing a pretty penny, consultants can be hired for as little or as long as needed. That means it’s usually a lot more cost-efficient for small businesses than hiring a specialist to work full time.

If you are interested in helping businesses across the globe work more efficiently and effectively, your knowledge could be your secret superpower.…

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