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How to write a business mission statement in 5 steps
Are you writing (or rewriting) your company’s mission statement? It’s a task that can take almost as much time and thought as constructing your business plan. A company mission statement is an abbreviated version of what your business does. The best ones do wonders for the brands and corporate cultures they represent. Your mission statement...
The vision statement and the mission statement may sound similar. They are both important aspects of business planning, branding, and goal-setting. However, they serve very different purposes. The mission statement is about your company’s commitment to its existing (or soon-to-exist) relationship with customers. Your vision statement is all about your company’s future dreams. Where the...
Identity theft victims often feel violated. After all, someone impersonated them in an attempt to drain their bank accounts, use their credit cards or open fraudulent new credit accounts. Victims are left to face the challenge of how to recover from identity theft, often without help. It’s crucial to resolve fraudulent accounts and charges promptly....
startup ideas, startup idea, idea, business plan
Most ambitious entrepreneurs have the same major objective — for their startup idea to become the next big thing. It may be hard to imagine, but Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerburg were once in the same position as most business owners. Coming up with an idea for your startup business should be approached with the same dedication as...
weight loss, fitness, work-life balance, gym, weights
Between sitting at a desk, commuting to work, and perusing our mobile devices, entrepreneurs can be quite sedentary. This lack of movement contributes to obesity and other health issues, both mental and physical, that so many of us experience. Obesity also impacts both profits and productivity. A 2017 review of 50 studies on the subject in the medical...
No one works harder for your business than you. It’s your baby, and you put in the blood, sweat and tears to make it a success. Of course, it’s not just your effort that propels a business toward success. You must hire incredible talent and use the most effective tools and technology to power your...
meeting, discussion, anger, business name
If you’re running a business, you likely already realize the importance of choosing and registering a unique business name. Your chosen name should be memorable to your customer base. But, it also should be available online. If your business name is already in use, customers will be confused. Even worse, you may find yourself on...
spend too much, business, startup, marketing
Nobody likes to waste money, even if they have more than they could ever need. For businesses, every dollar wasted is a dollar that could be put toward reaching additional customers or improving your products. One of the biggest problems is that too many companies spend too much toward unnecessary expenses. They often do this...
millennials, teamwork
According to a Pew Research Center analysis of 2017 U.S. Census Bureau data, the largest section of the workforce is comprised of millennials, at 35 percent. This population segment is critical for nearly every company’s success, a fact that presents challenges as well as opportunities. But managers and business owners should embrace hiring millennials and learn how...
business risk, risk, business risks, risks
Running a business takes hard work, which can reap the rewards of customers, revenue and satisfaction. While success is the ultimate goal, business risks may stop you from achieving the goals you set. When it comes to risk management, there are steps you can take, however. Here are seven types of business risk you may...
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