In any small businesses each employee has a close relationship with many facets of the business. Regardless if they are on the front or back lines.
Don’t Panic – remember to breathe; don’t make rash decisions like cutting staff or drastically cutting prices. This can be very damaging and hurt you when the economy turns the corner. Instead focus on making strategic adjustments which can be positive.
Get noticed, get business. It’s a maxim that seems obvious and inherent to the business of selling and leasing real estate, yet traditional real estate portfolios lack the capabilities to get noticed in today’s media-driven sales environment.
I speak to a lot of SMB owners – upcoming entrepreneurs and people in between. A common thread I find between them is the challenge to get things done in a world of distractions. Multi tasking versus single tasking. Getting a handle on their to do list and so on. David Allen the author of Getting Things Done – I …
Leaders in small businesses often get caught up in the balancing act of which side of the Line they are on between being friends with the staff and being their manager. I see this as a very real challenge to many which often will undermine someones effectiveness as a good or great leader.