As Will Rogers said, “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” What could possibly be the key to a good first impression? Without any doubt, it is the firm, respectable handshake. For individuals trying to enter the workforce, a good first impression can often be an influential factor in getting your foot in the door.
Do you frequently feel overwhelmed and you never seem to have anything accomplished? Then, you are busy but not productive. If you are not making progress on mission-critical tasks and projects, you are maybe too busy but not productive. You will never get to the bottom of your to-do list. Reality check; some things are going to not get done and some things are going to be late.
In an ever shrinking world, where everyone is connected via the web, independent business people are faced with a plethora of challenges. They must separate themselves from thousands of competitors, and second, they need to remain relevant. Business cards may seem counterintuitive, in a world where we can find seemingly endless information on our smart phones or computers. However, this old-school data exchange remains effective in making and continuing a good first impression – hopefully leading to more business, or even a job or career.
Creativity in the workplace is needed now more than ever. As the dynamic changes, and consumers want increasingly more funny and creative ads and marketing, workplaces need to keep up with the demand. Sometimes a workplace environment can stifle creativity. Here are 4 tips to unleash the creativity in your employees.
Are you using the free version of OfficeTime on your iPhone or iPad and can’t upgrade to the full version? Do you get “Safari cannot open the page because it could not connect to the server” when you tap to upgrade? Fear not! Apple changed the way the links work. We’re working a…
The new buzzword in most businesses doesn’t have anything to do with social media, marketing, or products. Instead it involves the people who make up your company and the way they learn the trade and grow with your business. What is that buzzword? Mentor.
Thomas DeBusk, a busy attorney, recently upgraded from InerTrak to OfficeTime. While OfficeTime doesn’t have the ability to automatically import his InerTrak data, it does have a secret import function. We generally keep it on the down-low because it’s actually a feature under development. It works, but we don’t feel it has the kind of flexibility and friendliness that you should expect from OfficeTime, so we’re keeping it low profile until we can finish it. Find the secret import menu by holding down the option/alt key and choosing File->Import in OfficeTime. And if you do experiment with it, we’d love your feedback.
Small businesses are likely to face a plethora of issues this year. The key to making your business successful is seeing the issues upfront, and working towards changing them into advantages. Here are eight issues your small business could face this year. How will you combat these problems?