As your small business grows into a larger one, you’ll also need to grow your sales team, (hopefully one day into a sales force.) However, if you want to keep growth moving forward, you’ll need to be sure to hire good sales people and make sure they have the resources they need to succeed. Here are three ways you can ensure you’re building a sales team that’s going to go out and sell.
Great company cultures don’t happen by accident; they’re molded by people who make intentional choices about the importance of culture to their business. Here are three ideas from managers and CEOs who have managed to build enviable company cultures.
Business is booming and sales are on the way up. Now what? If you want to maintain the growth that has your business on the way from startup to blue chip, here are three thoughts you should keep in mind.
Finding the time to enjoy your personal life and still accomplish your goals in your professional life is possible; you just have to work to actively balance the two. There will always be more things to do than time to do them; finding balance requires understanding the difference in urgent and important. Learning how to do that, along with these other ideas, can help you find the balance you’re seeking.
As your think about your marketing budget and how you’ll create interest in your small business, public relations (PR) should be a part of that plan. Advertising and marketing expenditures let you craft and control the message, but PR can extend the awareness and reach of your message, while still being very cost-effective. Here are some strategies you can use to build the awareness of your growing business.
Many businesses are built on referrals and the power of leveraging relationships. Being aware and proactive of the need to manage your relationships with potential business partners and your relationship with the community will help your business grow and succeed. Here are six ways to get that done:
Team building exercises encourage communication, camaraderie, and connect people who might not interact on a daily basis. While some businesses may dismiss team building activities as unnecessary, team building is important to every business, large or small. It builds relationships between co-workers, encourages employee growth and builds leadership skills while encouraging everyone to work together as a team, maximizing their output. Try out these ideas and watch your employees grow. Read more