This Week in Business Strategies
October 15, 2018—To better assist shop owners with their production management, marketing tactics and leadership styles, Ratchet+Wrench has compiled a short list of essential business-building material from some of its favorite sources.
Asking for feedback is your secret weapon in the workplace. With 2018 soon coming to a close, many of us will re-encounter that familiar time of year: the professional performance review cycle. Soliciting constructive feedback remains one of the biggest indicators of future success.
The ability to learn from setbacks and take steps to protect against future business threats sets successful entrepreneurs apart from the pack.Their experiences can teach you how the right business concept, building strong relationships, and diversifying revenue streams can help your business through adversity.
How to hire for a position you've never held before — Fast Company
Many business owners find themselves in positions where they need to hire people for roles that they barely understand. Here's how to hire the right candidates for those jobs.
The Problem with Using "I Statements" at Work — Harvard Business Review
I statements may be helpful during situations in which you have a close personal relationship to a colleague who cares about your well-being, or when you want to show that a particular issue has moral implications for you. But in most cases, I statements are more likely to undercut your argument than to strengthen it.