Do you make lists, plaster your wall with sticky notes, or use Trello? Then you are already familiar with some basics of Agile project management.
What if I told you that Agile is a tested, proven method that can boost your productivity, increase the morale of your staff, and reduce employee turnover? You’d be interested, I bet!
Apple, Amazon, GE, British Petroleum, Target, Citibank, Spotify – are all successful companies which function within the culture and framework of Agile management. Businesses use various systems such as Lean UX, Kanban, and Scrum to become more productive and nimble than their competitors.
Has this happened to you? A friend raves about a new coffee shop on a street you drive every day. For a week you keep an eye out for it. Finally, walking and using your phone you find it. The problem? You couldn’t see the sign.
Not good! The decor’s attractive, the barista made a killer cappuccino, and this start-up even made a marketing plan. But they neglected their most significant 24/7 marketing opportunity- signage.
Seven hundred vehicles drive slowly by their shop every day plus a good number of pedestrians. They’re missing a chance to market to all these people.
7 Tested Tips for Effective Signs
1. Boost Your Business
The most important purpose for signs is to help potential customers see you and notice you. Doors, windows, sidewalk signs, hanging signs… let your imagination roam and check out this site for ideas.
“What is the most helpful small business book you’ve read?”
Recently, somebody asked me this question- and I had a hard time picking only one, but I chose Small Time Operator: How to Start Your Own Business, Keep Your Books, Pay Your Taxes, and Stay Out of Troubleby Bernard B. Kamaroff, C.P.A., Taylor Trade Publishing, November 2016.
As an entrepreneur, business is usually at least in the back of the mind, and most of us spend time thinking about plans for the new year. I’ve been thinking about how I can help meet the needs of the business owners I work with this year; what can I write about that would be helpful?
Actually, 80% of Small Businesses Succeed (at least for a while).
How often do you read articles about the high rate of failure in small business? Personally, I’m tired of it. When I want to do something better I always find it much more informative and helpful to see how people succeed at what I want to learn.Continue reading “Be Inspired With True Stories Of Success”