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What You Should Never do as a Restaurant Manager

Managing a restaurant can be an extremely fast paced, and stressful job. Through dealing with all the customers while making sure that the restaurant is running smoothly it can be easy to get overwhelmed. Through all the chaos of managing a restaurant, there are certain things you want to make sure not to do. An article on buzztime.com lists 10 things that you need to pay attention to as a manager of a restaurant. The first thing that the article talks about is mistreating employees. It can be easy to get wrapped up in the stress of the fast paced environment, but that is no excuse to treat an employee poorly. […]

5 Common Mistakes You do Not Want to Make as a Small Business Owner

If you are a small business owner, it can be very beneficial to learn from other small business owners’ mistakes. David S. Bunton wrote an article on huffingtonpost.com listing 5 common mistakes that small business owners make. The first mistake that David mentions is making decisions based off of a short term goal, rather than making plans for the long term of your business. He further explains the importance of planning your company’s growth rather than focusing on saving a few bucks up front. […]

Here are Some Signs That You Should be an Entrepreneur

Many people would like to be an entrepreneur but their fears hold them back. There are some signs that determine your destiny to be an entrepreneur so that you can put your fears aside and begin to chase your dream.  Sujan Patel’s article on inc.com discusses these 12 signs as well as explains what they have to do with entrepreneurship. The first sign that Sujan lists is having the drive to constantly reach for new achievements. He continues to explain that entrepreneurs are never satisfied with something being good enough,  therefore they are always trying to create new goals that can be achieved. […]

August 26th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Entrepreneur|Tags: , , |

Why Join a Trade Association?

Many companies ask themselves, why join a trade association? Lily Kubota’s article on scaa.org explains where trade associations originated as well as the benefits that they provide for various types of businesses. She informs that the drive behind a trade association is the idea that together we can accomplish what can not be accomplished single-handedly. By being part of an association you can share your expertise and gain knowledge from other experts that are in the same industry. Joining an association can also be beneficial because they partner with companies that can provide association members with discounted rates on various services used in their businesses. […]

August 24th, 2016|Categories: associations, Blog|Tags: , , |

Tips to Help You Successfully Manage a Retail Store

There are so many different aspects that go into managing a retail store. Not only do you have to manage the employees, but you also have to carefully plan out visual displays as well as keep track of inventory and sales. These are just a few of the many tasks a retail store manager faces daily. Rita Putatunda’s article on buzzle.com gives tips on how to be successful in all the responsibilities that go into managing a retail store. One thing that Rit’s article really focuses on is customer satisfaction. After all, the customers are the people who determines the success of your business, therefore you want to make sure that your customers are satisfied so that they will continually keep coming back to your store. […]