Consumers are continually increasing their holiday spending budgets year-over-year. With more sales opportunities than ever before, can your business handle the influx of orders, customers, and shipments? Here are 7 things your business can start doing now to prepare for the holiday rush.
When I come into a new business, I know a good deal about what’s going, but I’m not arrogant enough to think I have it all figured out. To solve the problems plaguing the operation, I leverage the greatest asset any business owner has—the TEAM. The team is always my go-to problem-solving resource.
Duvi Honig, Founder and CEO of the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, has enjoyed a sustained and successful career toiling in the business world. As head of an international organization whose mission includes advocacy, entrepreneurial training and networking opportunities for businesspeople worldwide, Honig is a well-respected leader in business environs.
“Cutting corners in a contract situation will often cost you more than had you invested initially in the proper documentation because legal cures are more expensive than legal prevention,” says Greg Clement, a partner with the California law firm of Burkhalter Kessler Clement & George LLP.
Good communication is a key to success in any endeavor. Yet in the business world there’s often the sort of "failure to communicate" referenced in the movie Cool Hand Luke. That failure in the movie resulted in the premature demise of the hero. In real life when leaders are unclear about their expectations, employees often muddle through blindly, work at cross-purposes or pursue unintended, unproductive directions. The result is poor organizational performance, if not an early obituary for the leader and his or her vision.