Managing a business and trying to keep things afloat is one thing — trying to get the job done while working from home is another issue entirely. With the ongoing pandemic making things quite challenging for most companies and forcing company owners and employees alike to work from home, most of 2020 and 2021 has […]
Archive | General RSS feed for this section
Will Monday mornings ever be the same again? For millions of people, the arduous morning commute to work looks like it may be a thing of the past. Remote working has been forced upon thousands of businesses worldwide, but the outcome has been unexpectedly positive for many. The pandemic has caused a lot of fear, […]
Reactive advertising is a powerful tool. When used well, it can catapult the reach of a brand, enabling a company to rapidly improve brand awareness and make a real name for itself. And there’s often little to no investment required. Think back to some of the latest viral trends you’ve noticed on social media, and […]
Making the right investments is key for business owners in any industry. Companies that are large and successful are often the ones that are prepared to invest the right amount of money, time, and effort into a range of different channels, including employee satisfaction and engagement. Employees are the lifeblood of any business and without […]
Mistakes are a part of life, but some mistakes carry severe penalties that could hurt your business and affect your personal life. Even with the over 15,000 tax rules that are constantly changing, the IRS won’t accept ignorance as an excuse. Since a small payroll mistake can cost your company thousands, avoid these common errors […]
If you own a business, making use of an efficient and effective payroll system is always critical. However, as 2020 has proven, it may be more important than ever given the way businesses have had to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, with 2021 well under way, you should set aside time to ensure your […]
Pay-Per-Click (PPC) advertising is one of the most common digital advertising practices used today, yet many businesses are skeptical of its effectiveness. A click, after all, isn’t the same as a sale and when such campaigns aren’t designed well, they can turn into a waste of time and money. Still, the approach wouldn’t still be […]
Chargebacks are one of the most common reasons for revenue loss related to fraud. The online business suffers from the increased number of frauds during the lockdown period. To understand the reasons for chargebacks or be able to use the VMPI system in advance, you have to find out the roots of the problem. Understanding […]
A new year brings a new list of operational priorities. As we close out 2020, it’s time to get your warehouse in shape for a new set of challenges. Experts recommend doing a deep clean every month or every few months, whichever is best for your warehouse. Dirt can collect more easily in hard-to-reach places, […]
As a business owner, you need to do everything you can to ensure that your team operates as efficiently and productively as possible. With your team working seamlessly together towards the same goal, you will be able to generate more revenue to reinvest in your company and grow your business. Finding ways to motivate your […]
Bill Gates said, “In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance… you thrive on that.” This shows the importance of measuring performance. Human resources tasks are critical to organizational development, reinforcement, and cultural change. Human Resources key performance indicators (HR KPI) are strategic […]
If you are planning to set up a hair transplant clinic, you must be aware of how the demand for the industry has surged in recent times. With only two transplantation methods available, you won’t need to invest a fortune to initiate the business as limited equipment and a handful of staff members are enough […]
Popular Documents on Flevy
- 4 Effective Ways to Manage Resources More Efficiently
All workplaces are an integration of numerous departments working together as one to ensure the business runs smoothly. Almost every sector is reliant on o...
- Industry Value Chain: Understand its Importance and Application to the Mining Industry
Editor's Note: Ganesh Rajagopalan is a seasoned management consultant and former investment banker. He is also a leading author on Flevy, having published...
- 14 Principles of Lean Toyota Production System (TPS)
Editor's Note: Charles Intrieri is a consultant with over 25 years of experience in Operational Excellence, Supply Chain & Logistics, and Metrics-driven Ma...
- When Sustaining Stakeholder Interest Is Essential: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Sources of Value
Companies face increasing pressure from governments, competitors, and employees to play a leading role in addressing a wide array of environmental, social,...
- 7 Things Managed Service Providers Should Keep an Eye On
Much like the businesses they serve, the managed services industry is a rapidly-changing series of gears that just keep churning — and changing. As new inn...
- Following The 10 Steps to Effective Succession Planning
Effective Succession Planning in Family Business has been redefined in the 21st century. The Family Business sector continues to be vibrant, successful,...
- Knowledge Management 101: A Practical Guide for Beginners and Practitioners
“Knowledge has power because it controls access to opportunity and advancement.” - Peter Drucker The 21st century is undoubtedly the century of knowledge....
- Challenge Day 24: How to Deal with Difficult People
Editor’s note: This is part of 30-day challenge series written by Hanane Anouna. You can follow along and read the full series here. * * * * “We have...
- Why Does the Layout of a Store Matter?
Store layout plays a much bigger part in retail than many people think. Without a decent layout you could risk losing customers and money on a regular basi...
- How to Effectively Increase Audience Engagement through Reactive Advertising
Reactive advertising is a powerful tool. When used well, it can catapult the reach of a brand, enabling a company to rapidly improve brand awareness and ma...