It would be pretty cool to be a super-secret agent like James Bond, or Jack Bauer, or Jason Bourne — or ETHAN HUNT! Yeah, that guy from the films “Mission: Impossible” played by the one and only Tom Cruise. What’s funny is that the best business culture out there embodies the secret agent accomplishing amazingly insane […]
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This section contains some essential operating “How-Tos" for small business owners and Entrepreneurs. The goals are to help focus your business on excellence profitability and efficiency. A critical component of these materials is to demonstrate how factors like logistics, sourcing and staff can improve results After you have reviewed them, you should move on to the OPERATIONS TEMPLATES section located in the Navigation bar beneath OPERATIONS ARTICLES.
Technology vs. Human Instinct Technological advances provide efficiency and analytics. The web, AI, cloud, CRM systems, etc. are taking over. Great improvements are being accomplished and organizations are making better decisions. Yet, how do we ensure that creativity and the human instinct continue to be cultivated without us getting too comfortable with our technological supports? […]
No doubt that many avoid any kind of research, let alone market research, like the plague for a lot of reasons. This undoubtedly means your business culture suffers greatly due to a great fear in the office. A cloaked figure of darkness and a scythe, waiting to envelope you in the shadows of despair as you’re engulfed […]
What? Sounds like we’re bass ackwards here, but we’re not. In the business lingo of today, we’d call it “after-sales service,” which can include anything from installations to support and even training after the initial purchase. It’s crucial to put that in perspective; because, yes, sometimes depending on the industry, your job isn’t done after the customer […]
We think there are a lot of stigmas out there when doing business. Better yet: stereotypes. And some are more prevalent than others. That, however, doesn’t mean you should neglect those ‘others’ for the ones that seem to make more sense: like the business logo, or product development, or how you market and brand your business. […]