Measuring Success It has been awhile since we have looked at the basics of marketing and measurements. As Peter Drucker said, “What’s measured improves” and so it goes. It does not matter if you are measuring SEO/SEM, or direct sales, or how many visitors you have to your site, the fact that you are measuring […]
Using A Transcription Service Makes You More Money I get asked quite often what is the best way to easily add more to the bottom line and perhaps the easiest one of all is using a Transcriptionist instead of a typing things out yourself. Why you might ask? Well, it is because you already know […]
Well, it has been one of those weeks with Murphy in full force. I managed to take out my computer and my car each in less than 5 seconds since this last weekend. While I knew it was possible, I had just never done it myself. While I was driving less than five mph, apparently […]
Texting Makes You Stupid And Costs You Money OK, my friend’s 15 year old daughter Megan said this to me awhile ago and I realize how wise she is every day. If you run a business, this is especially true. In Tony Schwartz’s book, The Power Of Full Engagement, he shows several studies that when […]
THE CHANGE PEOPLE PATTERN™ – SAMENESS
By Marilyne Woodsmall
HIRE RIGHT THE FIRST TIME:
THE CHANGE PEOPLE PATTERN™ – QUALIFIED SAMENESS
Remember that now more than ever, given the present state of the global economy, it is so critical in your hiring practice to choose the right job candidate who best matches the tasks to be performed. Employers cannot rely on traditional resumes and a person’s physical appearance in hiring the best people for specific jobs. Instead, when you use People Patterns™ in your hiring, you will save you time, money, and valuable resources. You will enhance your productivity since you will be hiring right the first time rather than wasting time looking for new people to replace bad hires the second time around.
If you are like many small businesses or individual Entrepreneurs out there, you are probably looking at ways to make more money or at least cut costs and increase productivity. Perhaps right now you are just looking for ways to survive and keep you and your business a float.
Outsourcing and using Virtual Assistants can be a key component to not just bringing more profit to your business, but in this new world economy, surviving and staying in business.
I swear, over half of the Golden Rules were put out there by guys and gals with a huge sense of humor that I can truly appreciate. Like the Early Bird Gets The Worm and all of the ones you have heard about Procrastination being a bad thing.
Whoever came up with them is still laughing their Butts off as they are trotted out by people like they are spun of Gold or something. I also think they laid these out there to clear the field for them to swoop in and grab the profits from their less adroit competition.
I have seen a number of these recently on Facebook and Twitter with lots of accolades.
Well, let me give you something to think about before you swallow these axioms whole. They are only correct in certain situations and they are totally wrong in many, many others. Especially those involving money.
Virtual Assistants Allow You To Survive And Thrive
OK, let’s face it. In spite of everything the talking heads in DC say, they are not helping small to medium sized businesses at all. The largest spending bill in the History of the World has been a big flop. Not that this is surprising to anyone that knows anything about History or Economics, but Oh well. They have taken the Economy that was in the Ditch as they are found of saying and driven it Thelma and Louise style off the Cliff.
OK, what the heck am I talking about here you are asking? Well, over the past few years this has come become more and more clear for me. My partners and I have had hours and hours of conversations about this and we have come to unanimous conclusion. Clients SUCK and Customers are GREAT
How To Not Let Email And Other Ducks Peck You To Death As an Entrepreneur, we are all usually faced with too much to do and too little time to do it. I am sure that you know what I mean. In the past year, I have gotten off track with letting the Ducks peck […]