How to make more money, compete more effectively but not have to risk a dime?

August 10th, 2011 by admin Alternative Work Styles, Business & Law, Business Basics, Stick Around 'Til the Turn Around No responses

While flexible work hours have become more common, flexible work arrangements can be a boon to small businesses. Being able, and willing to allow moms time to run to school when their kids get in trouble, or anyone time to meet the plumber in an emergency, can allow you to attract and keep employees who [...] Continue Reading…

Sticking Around ’til the Turn Around pt 2

November 22nd, 2009 by Nina Yablok Business Basics, Stick Around 'Til the Turn Around No responses

Another idea to keep money flowing.  Do you have proposals hanging out, waiting for approval or funding? Pushing a customer to sign could push them away if they are truly not ready. But depending on the circumstances, some pushing can  help get work in the door.  Few of these ideas are appropriate in all circumstances, [...] Continue Reading…

Improve the Economy & Encourage Entrepreneurship.

November 21st, 2009 by Nina Yablok Alternative Work Styles, Business & Law, Business Basics, Stick Around 'Til the Turn Around No responses

Companies are afraid to use independent contractors (IC) which limits how they get the help they need and therefore how they expand their business. Another consequence of that is that ICs are being forced to limit their entrepreneurial zest by being required to work as employees.

Stick Around ’til the Turn Around pt1

November 18th, 2009 by Nina Yablok Business Basics, Stick Around 'Til the Turn Around, Uncategorized No responses

What can you do to reduce the impact of the economy on your business? Lots of ideas out there, I’d like to add “make sure you get paid after a job is completed.” It’s more important than ever to fine tune your contracting procedures. Even tiny businesses have a contracting procedure, you just may not [...] Continue Reading…