Because of Words Blog: Business 101
Business disruptors may not be who you think they are. They’re not the violent rioters we watch on the news. Instead, the disruptive innovation they bring to market stands to significantly change the way we do things. Small business owners and entrepreneurs should prepare for disruption overtaking their chosen industry.
So, you’ve stirred the attention of a potential client – possibly your first. Now what? How do you gain their confidence and understand their needs?
You’ve got a lot to give: the skills, qualifications, and experience necessary. But first it’s of utmost importance that you understand your client’s needs.
Do you use the cloud? Just what is it, anyway? While you may think you don’t, you do when you send or receive email or when you keep up with family and friends on social media like Facebook.
Ever had your memory fail you with something you absolutely needed to remember? It’s a frustrating experience that plays gotcha if you’re not careful. Most of us occasionally get tongue-tied, or perhaps brain-tied is more like it. A work journal can become your new best friend.
Waste in all its shapes and forms defiles our highways, byways, and roadways. As business leaders, we’ve got to act now to reverse the trend of plastic-filled oceans, dirty drinking water, and huge expanses of landfill.
Given the limitations brought on by the pandemic, today may not be the best time to start a business. But if you have a little spare time, do your homework: plan and research.
Turn to the internet when seeking help for your small business. Here’s a sampling of websites that are there for you.
Leader or follower? I take a hard look at my own leadership qualities and find I’m a third: the wanderer. What type of leader are you? Here are my ideas, plus a link to a quiz.