Why Is Business Communication So Important In a Small Business?

Why Is Business Communication So Important In a Small Business?

Business communication skills are extremely important to the success of your business. If we as small business owners cannot quickly and effectively communicate our ideas, goals or sell our products and services, then we could be out of business very quickly

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Invest In Yourself!

Photo Credit by Stuart Miles|Freedigitalphotos.net

Photo Credit by Stuart Miles|Freedigitalphotos.net

So how is business going for you these days? Are you hitting your goals, meeting your client demands, learning new skills and managing your day to day operations in a timely fashion? If the answer is "no" then it is time to stop and take stock of what is really going on in your business. Do you have a money set aside in your operational budget to invest in yourself? If the answer is no then this is probably one of the main reasons why you are not hitting the success metrics in your business.

Time For A Break

If you are thinking "I am too tired to take any type of training to learn new skills" then maybe you need to enlist the services of a virtual assistance company to take some of the daily operational items off your list. If you are thinking " I can't afford to invest in myself right now, but maybe in the future". This is great that it is on your "someday bucket list" for your business, but professional development is an investment in the future of your business success. You should be investing at minimum 3% or more in yourself says entrepreneur.com.  

The return on your investment will be much more than you pay in dollars. If you are losing traction with achieving your business goals tell me about in the comments below. Next week we will look at different ways you can "invest in yourself".

Be Do Have!

How To Hit The Ground Running In Your Business In 2015

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Photo Credit: Ambro|Freedigitalphotos.net

Happy 2015 Everyone! 

It is a new year and time to get recharged to meet our business goals. There are many tools & tips that are available to help you reach the success levels you desire for your business. But let's face it. We are busy small business owners & entrepreneurs. So we need fast and convenient resources to help stay on track without taking our focus off course. Well throughout the year I will share practical tips that fit our busy lifestyle.

A Quick Tip

The first tool you can use to start your year off right is to select an audiobook to listen to that will help set the motivational tone for your year. I selected Act Like A Success-Think Like a Success by Steve Harvey. This book has supercharged my year already and it is only 8 days into the new year. What audiobook are you listening to that has you revved up for 2015? Share it with me in the comments below.

Keep It Sunny!