This Week in Business Strategies
Aug. 12, 2019—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.
The 7 Basic Human Needs That Successful Businesses Focus On – Entrepreneur
As an entrepreneur, you need to ask yourself: Where do I want to invest my money and energy? Which market am I going to target? And, most importantly, why does that market need my help? The key to answering “the why” question is understanding the concept of personal needs: your own needs and those of your customers.
How to Say "No" at Work Without Making Enemies – Harvard Business Review
You define the contours of your character and the shape of your life by what you say “no” to. Expressing disagreement with an exuberant crowd is the very sacrament of personal integrity.
How to Conduct an Exit Interview That Isn't Terrible – Fast Company
Talking with an employee who is leaving can provide valuable information—assuming you approach the interview in the right way. Exit interviews provide a great opportunity for both the employer and employee to grow.
No matter what type of company you run, you’ll need to negotiate at some point. Contracts, salaries, prices—entrepreneurs negotiate them all.
Smart leaders know that the people on their team matter most to a business' future. Without great employees at the controls, even the best tools and automated processes can fail.To stay ahead, you have to capitalize in a difficult hiring market.