4 Things Every Small Business Should Do This Year

As a business owner, you wake up every day with a purpose – to make your business succeed. This drive is what sometimes keeps you up at night and what makes you seek better ways to do what you do. With last year being history and this year looking good for gains, what steps have you taken to ensure that 2018 is a good one for your business?

Here are a few fundamental things you should do for your business this year: Continue reading “4 Things Every Small Business Should Do This Year”

Non-profits: 5 Ways To Show Your Donors Love This Valentine

In the non-profit sphere, you must know that donor retention is very important. It will cost much more to get a new donor than what it will cost to keep an existing one. That is why you must go all out this 2018 to keep your donors happy and content enough to keep supporting your cause.

Don’t be one of those organizations that reach out to donors only when you want something from them. When you are generous and show them how much their support means to you, you’ll be amazed how a little love can keep you in your donor’s heart.

For this Valentine’s Day, forget about asking – you have the rest of the year to fundraise, just give love.  Think about those donors who you’d like to really appreciate. It could be your major donors, monthly donors or the longest donors you’ve had over time.

Pick the ones you want, and then use these strategies to cement your relationship with them: Continue reading “Non-profits: 5 Ways To Show Your Donors Love This Valentine”

5 Ways Leaders Can Get To Know Their Team Better

Employee retention is a big issue for many organizations. To keep your employees, you must build a relationship with them. It needs to be more than getting them to perform certain work-related tasks or greeting them, you have to show genuine interest in your people. When you show your staff that you truly care, you give them a reason to stick around.

Here are a few ways you can genuinely get to know your employees and help them feel a connection with the company.

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5 Reasons Feedback Is Essential

The word ‘Feedback’ has been around for ages. We hear it being used in various spheres of our existence, but what exactly is it?

Feedback – broken down

The term ‘Feedback’ is defined as information about reactions to a product, a person’s performance of a task, etc. which is used as a basis for improvement.

Feedback occurs when a person or persons react to an action or behavior. An example is the term Customer Feedback which refers to the buyers’ reaction to a company’s products, services or policies. Employee performance feedback, on the other hand, is the employees’ reaction to feedback from their supervisor. The exchange of information sees both performances expected and performance exhibited come to play. Continue reading “5 Reasons Feedback Is Essential”