Sifting Out the Bad-Apple: Keeping Your Small Business Happy and Harmonious

Last week’s statistics helped illustrate how much impact just a small percentage of employees can have on the whole business. As promised, this week we focus on preventing a bad-apple from breaching your workplace.  We will also mention strategies on how to resolve the matter if you realize they’re already there.

The Impact of Bad Company

One of the best things about being a small business owner is having significantly more control over the company you keep, in more ways than one! This can be both your own small business, and the individuals you interact with daily. However, sometimes the impact a negative coworker/associate/client can have is much more significant in […]

How to Stay in Touch While Remote

As a small business owner in today’s world, you may not have a “home-base” permanent office. In fact, majority of our clients have “virtual offices” where they may have a mailbox or use a desk or conference room as needed, but are otherwise “off the grid” as far as office real estate goes. This saves […]

Entering the Amazon: When Big Business Comes to Growing Cities

Those of us familiar with the Denver metro area know it is no stranger to successful, well-known businesses. In fact, the area is known to be one of the better hubs in the United States for startups. Companies like Crocs, Otterbox, Celestial Seasonings, and Coors all found their roots in Colorado, after all.  But what […]

5 Best Things About Being a Small Business Owner Today

It’s easy to get caught up in pessimism today. Day in and out, we hear something new and disappointing, either in the media, within social media platforms, or through our own relationships.  Not to mention the amount of uncertainty we face at the moment as far as the economy goes; chances are, you remember the […]

Things To Do In 2018 As A Small Business Owner

Now that we’ve reached the second week of the year, we thought we’d discuss a few things all small businesses should look into in 2018. These aren’t resolutions or goals, but rather some friendly business tips to ensure 2018 is a successful year for you and your company.

Best New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

Now that we’ve discussed the why of New Year’s Resolutions, we thought it might be worth exploring a few commonly suggested resolutions for small business owners. Feel free to utilize these for inspiration, or in a literal sense, whatever your company could use improvement on. In no particular order, our suggestions are as follows: 

Why Do Small Business Owners Need New Year’s Resolutions?

It’s believed that the tradition of New Year’s resolutions date back to 153 B.C. via the God, Janus, who represented the month of January. Janus was said to have two faces, with each face figuratively looking towards the future, and one towards the past (and, if you gifted Janus, he might just forgive your wrongdoings […]

Gift Ideas for Those Who Have Everything

So, we’ve already discussed holiday cards and types that can be sent to associates, customers, and employees, but what about gift ideas? Sending gifts in a more professional relationship can be challenging, so we’ve outlined a few gift suggestions that might just do the trick. Bonus: many of these can be given near-last minute!

3 Different Cards to Send this Holiday Season

Tis the season to receive numerous holiday greeting cards. These often charming, decorative pieces serve the purpose of making us feel remembered and special, letting others know we are thinking of them. That said, we have a few special card ideas for our small business audience to consider this year (or next) to help their […]