Entrepreneurs Say Culture Impacts Bottom Line, Needs Improvement
Entrepreneurs recognize the impact of culture on their bottom line but 70 percent say theirs needs improvement. A new turnstone study of entrepreneurs finds physical workspace, employee collaboration and well-being are areas for improvement.
How to Mine Your Acres of Diamonds for Additional Profits
Small business owners often don’t realize the potential value they have with their present client base. By listening to their customers and asking the right questions, a whole world of new business can be discovered.
Walking the Tightrope to Build Great Teams
The most important piece of building a team is to create a sense of community or affiliation among all members of the company. The team and the individual must excel -- one must simultaneously build the team and encourage independence.
Five Reasons Not to ‘Hire the Rolodex’
When a candidate sells themselves as having a “great Rolodex,” what they really mean is, “My Rolodex is full of contacts – and I have no desire to make any more.” You don’t know if those contacts are still on the job, have moved on or changed to other departments. Worse, when it becomes apparent that the salesperson needs to make new relationships, it won’t happen.
Three Things to Consider When Purchasing Company Software
One of the key decisions entrepreneurs have to make is which software solution to purchase. Of course, there is no one-size-fits-all best solution, but rather it is up to you to find the solution that properly fits your special business needs.
Dearborn’s Beloved Ford-Wyoming Drive-In Theatre Earns National Recognition
Few things make you think about summertime fun as much as a drive-in movie. And we’re lucky here in Michigan – our state has eight awesome “ozoners” as well as two additional sites that allow us to watch movies under the stars. My personal favorite is the Ford-Wyoming Drive-In Theatre in Dearborn. That’s its original...