Virtually Possible In 2018, more and more businesses are turning to remote offices rather than a traditional office setting. Cloud-based technology such as Google Cloud allows companies and employees to communicate remotely and reduces the need for a physical office. This can cut down on telecommuting and operating costs – which can be especially enticing for small […]
Office Suites with Perks – The New Normal
Office life is the subject of many satirical television programs and movies and also tends to be shown in a pretty negative light on the internet. Many people associate working in an office with being trapped in a cubicle, simply biding your time until 5 o’clock hits. It does not have to be that way! […]
5 Signs You Need a Virtual Assistant
As a bustling business owner, you may not realize just how busy you are. You are likely at a point where some of your tasks need to be delegated to an assistant in order to free up your time and lower your stress. If any of the following signs sound familiar, you may want to […]
What should your business dress code be?
Dress codes seem to be a topic of discussion no matter what type of business you own. You may have some employees who try to bend the rules when it comes to how they should dress at your business, which only causes more problems. We’ve researched what employees do and do not prefer when it […]
8 Tips For New Managers
You’ve been working hard for a long time to get your business to the place it needs to be. First, give yourself a pat on the back. Being a small business owner is not easy, but you are doing it! Now, it may be time for you to consider adding some team members to your […]
Why an Office Telephone May Be Best For Your Business
By: Taylor Bartley As a small business owner, you may find that getting an office phone system is an unnecessary expense when you already have a cell phone. You may think, “If I already have a phone, why pay for another?” Have you thought about all of the things that an executive office phone system […]
Small Business Year End Checklist
The end of the year is a busy time. Two of the biggest holidays fall within the last two months, with big shopping days, time off, and visiting with family and friends. It’s easy to get lost in the craziness and forget about the needs of your small business. In order to avoid a nightmare […]
What's with that handshake?
Deadfish handshake (Photo credit: Wikipedia) So, the other day I was at networking event in Creve Coeur. As usual, I start to size up the room: Who is my target? Who are the people that KNOW people? Who is it that I need to know? As I am registered and picked up my name […]