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Rewarding Hard Work: 7 Recognition Ideas

Hey there, folks! Today, we're diving into the wonderful world of recognition – because let's face it, who doesn't love a good pat on the back for a job well done? Whether you're running a small startup or managing a bustling team, showing appreciation for hard work is key to keeping morale high and motivation levels soaring. So, without further ado, here are seven simple yet effective ways to recognize and reward your hardworking staff:...

February 14, 2024

I've Got 119 Emails in my Inbox Today: Navigating Through the Clutter

Ever felt like you're drowning in a sea of emails, tasks, and notifications? Welcome to the club! In today's fast-paced world, it's not uncommon to find yourself bombarded with a barrage of information, leaving you feeling overwhelmed and scattered. But fear not, fellow multitasker – there's a method to this madness. Let's dive into some strategies for wading through the clutter and maintaining focus amidst the chaos....

February 8, 2024

Dollars and Sense: The Importance of Keeping Tabs on Your Business Budget

In the bustling world of small businesses, where every decision carries weight, there's one aspect that serves as the financial backbone – your budget. It's not just a spreadsheet of numbers; it's a compass guiding your business towards financial stability and success. Today, we delve into the importance of keeping a vigilant eye on your business budget and offer practical tips to navigate the financial landscape....

February 7, 2024

Overcoming the Hump: A Midweek Boost for Small Business Owners

Greetings, resilient small business warriors! We find ourselves at the midpoint of the week, and if you're feeling that midweek hump, you're not alone. Wednesdays can be a challenge – the weekend is in sight, but the to-do list is still a mountain to climb. Fear not! This blog is your midweek oasis, filled with motivation, tips, and a virtual high-five to propel you through the rest of the week....

January 24, 2024

Diversify or Die: The Power of Spreading Your Business Eggs

As a small business owner, it's tempting to pour all your energy and resources into one basket, especially when you've found a strategy that seems to be working. But here's a piece of advice from the school of hard knocks – resist the urge to gather all your eggs in a single basket. Diversification isn't just a safety net; it's a key strategy for long-term growth and resilience.I'm no exception to that rule. Nicholson & Co has been around (albeit now with a new name), for a little over 8 y...

January 20, 2024

The Small Business Juggle: Balancing Work, Life, and Everything In Between

Picture this: a small business owner attempting to juggle multiple hats, spinning plates, and maybe even doing a little tightrope walking on the side. That's me, and if you're a fellow small business owner, it's likely you too have experienced the exhilarating (and occasionally daunting) circus act of balancing work and life.So, let me take you behind the scenes of this grand juggling act and share a personal story of finding that elusive equilibrium. The struggle is real, my friends, but so are...

January 20, 2024

Surviving the Rollercoaster: Being a Resilient Business Owner

In the unpredictable world of advising other business owners, every day is an adventure. Picture this: tight deadlines, unexpected hurdles, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. It's a rollercoaster, and I've ridden those loops and dives more times than I can count.Small business owners, you're not alone in this thrilling yet challenging journey. If you've ever felt the stomach-flipping anticipation of uncertainty, you're in good company. Let me take you on a ride through the tales of small bu...

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