Goals Every Business Should Set For A Successful 2019


Jeffrey Bumbales

“A goal without a plan is just a dream.” – Antoine de Saint Exupéry A new year provides your business with new opportunities to grow, innovate, and thrive. But what’s more important than the opportune moment is your preparation to seize it. It’s not enough to sit on your surfboard waiting – you have to […]

Administrative Business Responsibilities

4 Items Your Business Should Review Before Year’s End


Jeffrey Bumbales

With the year winding down, it’s a great time to tackle some housekeeping duties that you may have been putting off. Having a simple checklist to follow can help you complete your most important tasks before December is out. As you get ready for the countdown to the new year, here’s where you should be […]

Using surveys to improve your business

How to Use Surveys to Drive Success in Your Small Business


Jeffrey Bumbales

Surveys are one of the most reliable ways to get real feedback from your customers. In the pre-internet era, running a survey was quite expensive and time-consuming, which meant not all companies could afford to use them. Today, in the middle of the digital era, we have diverse software and communication technologies that allow business […]


Ten Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Small Business Finances


Ben Goldstein

Reevaluating your business finances this time of year can keep your business on the right track. Here are 10 tips to get your business finances in shape.


Understanding Prime Cost — The Simplest Way to Give Yourself a Raise


Ben Goldstein

Prime cost is simply the addition of your two key controllable costs, labor and cost of goods. Ideally, you want to keep these costs around…


Trickle-Down Motivation: How to Spread Excitement in Your Organization


Ben Goldstein

Excitement is contagious — and an inspired and motivated owner is the best gift your business can get.