According to statistics published by the Small Business Administration (SBA), approximately half of small business start-ups fail after five years. Google is on a mission to improve those statistics.
The impact of WESST’s programs on the lives of female clients who ‘ve achieved self sufficiency can best be shown through the stories from the women themselves. This summer, one such woman shared her story at a United Way of Central New Mexico’s Women in Philanthropy ceremony.
Workforce expectations have changed with the introduction of Generations X and Y. As the Boomers retire, and more of the younger generations come onboard, it’s important for businesses to understand those people and what motivates them.
IPO is the perfect way to write tasks so that supervisors can supervise, trainers can train, employees can consistently perform that task the “same” way, and HR Representatives or Owners can easily evaluate jobs for complexity or reclassification.
Nearly 55% of New Mexico small businesses do not have a website. Google would like to change that with its Get Your Business Online program, a global initiative to help small business owners launch their own websites…
We all have people in our lives, who for any number of reasons (i.e., jealousy, fear, ignorance, etc.) try to sabotage your success by telling you your ideas won’t work. So, how do you overcome their negativity?
Far too often, the best worker is promoted without being developed and nobody wins. Unfortunately, without coaching and training, supervisors can fail miserably. Employees leave due to dissatisfaction and the supervisor feels powerless to stop it.
All too often, family and friends of business owners expect (and receive) free services and/or products. Over time, these giveaways could cause the owner to eventually lose the business.
When asked to describe his company’s “bread and butter,” one service business owner answered, “my expertise with chemicals and my certifications.” When asked the same question, a competitor replied…