This Week in Business Strategies

July 1, 2019
In this week's business-building article, learn how to go into meetings with a 3-point checklist, prevent procrastination and how to manage an underperformer in your family business.

July 1, 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.

A 3-Point Checklist to Drastically Improve Your Meetings – Inc

Not unlike a pilot's pre-flight checklist, Inc has devised an outline for you to follow in meetings. In each case, think through the situation clearly from both your point of view, as well the person or group involved in the conversation.

6 Secrets to Preventing Procrastination – Success

What is your secret to preventing procrastination? Six leaders share their one tip for preventing procrastination. 

Managing an Underperformer in a Family Business – Harvard Business Review 

In family businesses, leaders sometimes make hiring and staffing decisions based on relationship and obligation as much as on competence and experience. But that doesn’t mean all family members perform effectively.

Your Reputation on the Line: Employer Branding – Entrepreneur

Your brand tells your customers who you are, but they aren’t the only ones listening. The best employees are out there. Use content to show them what your brand stands for and why they should want in.

Email Marketing: How to Grow Your Click-Through Rate (CTR)  – Business Matters

If you want to improve the CTR of your brand’s emails, you ‘ll have to be clever and stand out among competitors. 

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