This Week in Business Strategies
Jan. 17, 2020—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. Here's a look at a few must-read articles from the past week.
Scale Your Small Business – Forbes
30 Under 30 listmaker Daniel Kane shares insights for advancing your business.
In order to become the kind of leader you've dreamed about, the first step is cultivating a healthy mindset.
When It’s OK to Trust Your Gut on a Big Decision – Harvard Business Review
Some executives pride themselves on having a strong intuition, honed through years of experience, that guides their decisions. Others are ambivalent about relying on their intuition to make important choices, concerned that their gut reaction is inherently biased or emotional. This latter group is no doubt responding to the oft-given advice that we should use formal data and analysis to “check” our intuitions. So who’s right? Should leaders make decisions based on their gut feel, or shouldn’t they?
Does your business occupy a crowded niche? If so, you'll need to stand out to survive.