business growth

How to Effectively Hire, Onboard, and Work with a Consultant

How to Effectively Hire, Onboard, and Work with a Consultant

Fledgling businesses and small companies often find themselves wondering whether to hire or outsource work. Hiring full-time staff can create complications if the staffing need is not long term. Consultants can assist with change initiatives, new systems implementations, specialty work, and other, short-term project needs.

The Reality of Being an Entrepreneur

The Reality of Being an Entrepreneur

There is no magic combination that can be followed time and again to ensure a successful entrepreneurial journey. The best approach is to pursue your vision and prepare yourself for any and all challenges that might develop along the way.

Advantages of Data Driven Decision Making

Advantages of Data Driven Decision Making

While we all do a gut check every now and then, it is usually in conjunction with other information we are using to make a decision. A study by the McKinsey Global Institute reports that organizations which utilize data driven decision making are 19 times as likely to see profitable results, 23 times more likely to acquire new customers, and 6 times as likely to retain their customers.

Your Brand Needs New Year’s Resolutions, Too!

Your Brand Needs New Year’s Resolutions, Too!

And I’ll add that the typical goal of a resolution is to bring about positive change. If you are ready to make 2019 the year that your business grows into its fullest potential, here are some impactful resolutions worth considering!