Years ago, I interviewed Craig Jarrow, The Time Management Ninja, for a podcast about taking back control of your email inbox. His insights are amazing, and I've included the full interview below. Craig is also out with a new book this month, "Time Management Ninja: 21 Rules for More Time and Less Stress in Your Life"?. I've been a huge fan of The Management Ninja - a.k.a. Craig. His blog is amazing! His books are amazing! I've interviewed him once (a long time ago) on Money Q&A. I'll look to repost that blog post soon. You've got … [Read more...] about How to Control Your Email Inbox with the Time Management Ninja AND New Book!
Few business owners would say they don't care about safety. Most people want their employees to work without risk of injury or illness. A verbal commitment to safety isn't enough to create a safe working environment, however. The workplace continues to pose danger to people in many occupations, including construction and logging. In fact, 5,190 American workers died on the job in 2016 alone. These numbers should concern workers and business owners alike. In order to create a safe working environment for employees, business owners need to … [Read more...] about How Businesses Should Budget for Workplace Safety
As a small business owner in today’s highly competitive economic climate, it’s vitally important to make sure your company’s financial records stay up to date. If you’ve been doing your own bookkeeping, but you notice that more than a week has gone by since the last time you reconciled your accounts receivable with your accounts payable, it’s probably time to begin thinking about outsourced bookkeeping.
Outsourcing your bookkeeping will free up a lot of time that you may be able to spend more profitably grow your business. This solution … [Read more...] about
As a small business owner, you have to be mindful of your expenses if you want your young business to grow. Misuse of capital is one of the main reasons why small businesses fail. How to Save Money in Your Small Business Here are some creative ways that will allow you to save money: Volunteer to Speak at Community Events If you think that you are an expert at what you do, you should take every opportunity to share your knowledge with others. One of the best ways you can do this is by volunteering to speak during community events. When you … [Read more...] about How to Save Money in Your Small Business
The following is a guest post by Piyush Patel, author of the forthcoming Lead Your Tribe, Love Your Work. If you'd like to contribute a guest post to Money Q&A, be sure to check out our guest posting guidelines. Sitting down around a table at the popular Bottega restaurant in Napa Valley, my executive team and I settled in for an evening of celebration. The last few months were a flurry of long hours, bug squashing and improving on our new streaming video platform. It felt good to take a step back and celebrated their hard work and a job … [Read more...] about What Businesses Can Learn from Sports
While no one reads the terms of service agreement for many service providers—such as social media networks—creating an airtight agreement will protect your business from many future legal headaches. What to Include in a Terms of Service Agreement Here are four things businesses should include in a terms of service agreement. Provide a Definition of Your Service or Product This is something that essentially every kind of business—big or small—will want to include in its terms of service. By providing a definition of your product or service … [Read more...] about 4 Things Businesses Should Include in a Terms of Service Agreement