Improve Employee Wellbeing at your Warehouse with These Handy Tips!

Warehouse management is a tricky area for small business managers. It’s critical to the business’s supply chain and it is even more important to have a strong support network that will allow the warehouse to operate efficiently.

Warehouse employee

Warehouse employees are the heart and soul of warehouse operations. Their productivity depends on their wellbeing and ability to implement efficient processes in the supply chain. The more they improve, the more profitable the warehouse will be.

Here are some handy ways to improve employees’ wellbeing at your warehouse.

Leverage the power of solar

Natural sunlight positively impacts the moods, behaviours and health of employees.…

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Business Tips for Doctors in Private Practice

Of all the complaints coming from med students just finishing up their degrees and getting ready to make their mark on the world of medicine, the one thing you hear over and over again is the fact that they learned little or nothing about medicine as a business. In fact, medicine is one of the leading industries in this country as well as in most other developed nations and that’s why it is imperative to teach our doctors how to run a business efficiently so as to realize a bigger profit without draining patients (and insurance providers) of their last proverbial penny.…

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Important Things to Consider Before Building a Business from Home

There are so many things to consider before building a business from home. From where in your home you’re planning to establish your business to, how you’re going to spread the word and be able to keep your work/life balance, the thought of establishing your business from home can be tricky.

Programmer working at home

Here’s a few important things to consider before you take the plunge and build yours:

The Space

First things first, establishing an area where you plan to set up your business is vital. Whether this is a home office space, converting an existing room in to an office space or a summer house in the garden, it’s important to think about where this room is in location to your family, whether you’ll be able to spend hours in there doing work without being distracted by other household tasks and whether or not the space is appropriate for the type of business you’re trying to build.…

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3 Tips for Young Millennial Leaders Managing Older Employees

The latest available Pew research showed that millennials make up over a third of the current workforce in the United States. Considering that data will soon be nearing two years old, it’s safe to say that millennials are currently the largest demographic in the workforce, and growing by the day.

Millennial business leader

Even the youngest in this group are very much at an age where they’re competent and qualified enough to work as managers.

The real challenge for this radical generation of career misfits is to find ways to be taken seriously when they’re put in a position where they’re leading older people who’ve been working longer than most millennials have been alive.…

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Powder Coating Defects: How to Prevent and Repair Them, DIY-Style

If you are tasked with powder coating a surface by a client, you will probably do well to accept that no matter how diligent you are with your application process, there are regularly going to be some imperfections and defects that need further work.

Powder coating service

Using someone like Reliant Finishing Systems for equipment and training services will help to ensure that you are ready for the job in hand, and can help to reduce the number of surface defects that need correcting.

Preventing a defective substrate

One of your primary objectives is to try and implement a series of process controls which are upstream of the coating line, in order to eliminate or reduce the prospect of a defective substrate from entering the line.…

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Should A Small Business Outsource Their Digital Marketing?

While it might seem like the best way to handle a digital marketing campaign is through an in-house team already integrated into your business, this method is actually more limiting and often less successful. In an ever-evolving world of technology developments and marketing trends, outsourcing your digital marketing to skilled experts is becoming a more practical idea.

small business marketing outsourcing

If you are thinking about outsourcing your digital marketing to help grow your business, a few reasons that it might be a good choice include:

1. Outsourcing Provides Access To Highly Skilled Talent

You will gain access to an entire team of high-quality, skilled marketers.

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Working Remotely Should Be Earned

Founder owners care about their employees. We would like nothing more than to provide every perk and benefit imaginable. The reality is we are running a business (i.e. profit matters), and most companies outside of Google and Facebook can’t afford it.

Remote working

Flex time and the opportunity to work remotely is often cited as a perk that can actually reduce payroll. In reality, working remotely can have a significant negative impact on an organization, and a company needs to put in the effort to structure its organization before pursuing flexible working environments.

I say company not employees because much of the work to enable remote work needs to be done company-wide.…

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3 Tips for Setting Realistic and Beneficial Business Goals

As a small business owner, setting and achieving realistic and beneficial business goals is necessary for ultimate business success. Without having goals for your business, you run the risk of never reaching as far as you could with your organization or pushing yourself to your professional limits.

Business goal

However, setting business goals isn’t just about thinking about something reasonable you want to achieve and hoping that it happens for you. So to help all small business owners make the most of their business goals, here are three tips that will help you set both realistic and beneficial business goals.

Be S.M.A.R.T.

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Precautions to Take When Marketing Your Home Business

The beautiful thing about living in the modern world is the technological advancements that make it possible for anybody to work from home if they just have the motivation, the right idea, and the tools to do it. Working from home is most everybody’s dream. There is something so appealing about setting your own hours, waking up when you want, doing a couple hours of work, but taking a break and playing with the kids, taking the dog on a walk, or making yourself lunch whenever it pleases you.

However, there are catch 22’s that come with having a home based business.…

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How A Liquor Licensing Attorney Can Save Your Business

Owning a business built around alcohol must have seemed a good idea at the time. There is certainly money to be made, and some people are just great building a business based on customer camaraderie and good cheer. Maybe alcohol is the perfect pairing for your restaurant menu, or maybe you see profit potential in a retail store. How a liquor licensing attorney can save your startup business?

Busy bar

Here’s to you!

Whether you’re planning a bar, pop-up bar, restaurant, private club, or retails sales, here are 5 good reasons you need a liquor licensing attorney from the beginning:

  1. First-aid: It ain’t easy to open and run an alcohol-based business.
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