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5 Creative Ways to Show Employees Appreciation
  • 27 July 2020
  • Leo Covey

5 Creative Ways to Show Employees Appreciation

A healthy business is one that recognizes the greatness within it and shares the love proudly and profusely. As explained in a previous blog, when you practice an attitude of gratitude, it unlocks a new level of happiness and job satisfaction between employer and employee. With COVID-19 challenging the ways we work together, now is a good time to revisit the idea of appreciation, but with a safe, socially distant spin.

Regaining Customers by Going Above and Beyond
  • 20 July 2020
  • Taylor Miller

Regaining Customers by Going Above and Beyond

In this new age of business, not only do business owners need to go the extra mile to evaluate their operating status, but they also need to go above and beyond for their customers. Consumers want to feel valued, and they want to hear about products and services that offer some sort of value – convenience, fun, organization, etc. – during this pandemic climate.

Refining Your Business Goals and Expectations for 2020
  • 13 July 2020
  • Kayla Meier

Refining Your Business Goals and Expectations for 2020

Owning and operating a small business takes careful planning. When you have conducted market analysis, financial projections and goal setting, it can be difficult to change your carefully laid plans, especially in response to a crisis like COVID-19. With the state of businesses in flux, you have an opportunity to re-calibrate and create realistic expectations for your business performance for the rest of the year. Follow these tips to get started.

Short- and Long-Term Planning for Your Business During COVID-19
  • 29 June 2020
  • Robin Sawyer

Short- and Long-Term Planning for Your Business During COVID-19

As small businesses continue to reopen and assess the effects of COVID-19 on daily operations, consider where yours fits into this new landscape. Whether you need to rethink your yearly revenue goal, make a pivot or just figure out how to make it through the next month, having a solid business plan can help you navigate the current economic terrain.

The Summer Guide to Small Business Improvements
  • 17 June 2020
  • Kayla Meier

The Summer Guide to Small Business Improvements

As summer arrives and we transition into the new normal, it is time to think about making improvements to your small business during summer. Every small business should consider incorporating a summer improvement mindset into their business plan, especially if you recently reopened your small business or are preparing to welcome customers again. Here are six ways to make improvements.