Category Archive for: ‘Growing Your Business’

  • If You Don’t Have Time, Your Competitor Does
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    If You Don’t Have Time, Your Competitor Does

    Having no time knowing what is going on in the community – where your industry is going, what the government is doing for small businesses in your area, what the latest technology is and how it is affecting your industry – is the most common mistake small business owners make.

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  • Put Cybersecurity at the Top of your To-Do List
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    Put Cybersecurity at the Top of your To-Do List

    As if you don’t have enough things to think about while running your own business – ever increasing competition for customers and employees, managing bills and cash flow, learning all the ins and outs of social media marketing and which human resource laws and regulations you need to pay attention to and which ones you don’t – then along comes cybersecurity and data breaches!

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  • Why a Baseball Coach Might Be Better at Running Your Business Than You
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    Why a Baseball Coach Might Be Better at Running Your Business Than You

    Imagine for a moment that you are at a baseball game. As the game is about to start, the head coach/manager of your team goes to the umpire and requests the scoreboard to be turned off for the entire game. The manager also requests the umpire not to announce whether a pitch is a ball, strike or if a runner is out. The manager has decided he will simply watch the game until the end, and then ask for the scoreboard to be relit so he can see the final outcome.

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  • Six Steps to Curing Employee Churn
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    Six Steps to Curing Employee Churn

    “I can’t find the right people to hire and even if I do, they don’t last more than a year or two!” the client groaned sitting across from my desk. “We pay the going rate but things have changed. Employees just aren’t loyal anymore!”

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  • Should You Outsource Your Bookkeeping?
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    Should You Outsource Your Bookkeeping?

    Are you not the bookkeeping type? Are your monthly volume of bookkeeping transactions not large enough to justify a bookkeeper on staff or has your business grown so large that do it yourself bookkeeping is no longer an option? If the answer is yes perhaps outsourcing is right for you.

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    2016 Top 6 Success Stories

    The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida assists thousands of small businesses in the 10-county Tampa Bay region each year, to grow. With more than 20 consultants spread throughout the region, we assist with everything from strategic market research to accessing capital, market growth, […]

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