Self Care Tips for the Small Business Owner

There’s no doubting the numerous benefits being your own boss can bring. Flexibility, control, passion and intrinsic motivation are all often at an entrepreneur’s finger tips. But with these often comes toll of mental anxiety that other workers of nine-to-five positions just might not have to balance. In order to maintain good self-care, we offer […]

“Lighten Up!” Ways Lighting Can Brighten Your Day (and Work Space)

Studies have shown that workers and employees alike rank the importance of lighting as higher than most other work space attributes; even above office size, noise level, and cleanliness! To be fair, lighting impacts our most basic states of  being, including our circadian rhythm, that truly has influence over how well we function as human […]

The Color of Productivity

We’ve touched on other senses that promote or hinder one’s productivity in the office, but how an office looks, specifically in terms of color, remains another outstanding source of function for office workers. Yes, that’s right; numerous studies have shown that what color your office is supposedly has impact on how workers work by influencing […]

The Sweet Scent of Success: How Smell Impacts the Workplace

While we’ve been on the subject of office atmosphere, we continue on to explore the impact our olfactory senses can have on our working environments. Just like aesthetics and ergonomics, how your office smells can actually contribute to or inhibit your work production. Learn a few insights on how to follow your nose to a […]

The Effects of Functionality on Productivity

Last week we discussed the many surprising ways music contributes to one’s small business environment. For this post and the next few, we thought we’d focus more on creating a positive work atmosphere for businesses. How a business looks, feels, and even smells can both retain and repel clients and employees. This week, we’ll focus […]

Musical Notes for Small Businesses

We all like to get our toes tapping from time to time with a musical background. Numerous studies have shown that playing music we like can make us more productive and enthusiastic about our work, but it’s also commonly utilized as a device to impact shoppers as well; who knew? For this week’s post, we […]

Conflict Resolution: Common Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

For those small businesses that are made up of teams and rely upon employees, conflict is sure to arise at some point or another. Perhaps between you and the employee, or two employees separately. Regardless of the type, poor conflict management can lead to devastating effects in the workplace. To avoid valuable employee loss, tension […]

Ways to Enjoy More Summer as a Small Business Owner

With summer comes the longing for vacation, spending time outdoors, baseball games, and spending time with family. Fortunately, as a small business owner, it’s more likely you can attain this freedom (more so than your average employee equivalent!) . That said, it’s still important to stay in touch with one’s work and not get carried […]

Memorial Day Activities in Denver 2018

This weekend is cram-full of fun events to participate and network in within the Denver metro area! Whether you’re a small business owner or arrive as a normal attendee, check out these exciting Denver to-dos taking place over the long weekend:

Navigating New Terrain: Finding New Customers as a Small Business Owner

We’ve been on the subject of moving and relocation for a few weeks, but figured most anyone might benefit from the subject of locating new customers. This can happen at any point, moving or not, and is something all small business owners should be keeping tabs on. Regardless, if you’re new to an area or […]