Hard to believe it’s already August! With the Olympics in full swing, all the surrounding excitement kicks off the month on a high note. Whether it’s the swimming, volleyball, or fencing, seems that there are events for everyone’s different viewing tastes and preferences. Throughout all of the sports, the competitors have relentlessly persevered to get where they are today. In this week’s Micro Business Roundup, we give you some ways you can translate such energy to your small business.
Strategies: How to be an Olympian in Business - This article from USA Today reminds us that, while all of the attention may be focuses on those who get the Gold, you DON’T have to come in first to be successful.
7 Ways You’re Wasting Time and Don’t Even Know It – Overwhelmed by all you have to do and not know where you’re going to find time to take care of it? A professional coach gives you some insight on how your time may be escaping you and ways to increase your productivity.
Social Media ‘Addiction’ is Marketer’s Best Friend – Some people report rather running a marathon than giving up their social media networks. What would you be willing to give up to keep your social networking profiles?
Small Firms Seek Skilled Workers But Can’t Find Any – The unemployment rate is above 8%, but “now hiring” signs remain fixated in small business storefronts. This article gives you the reasons why.
The Untapped Value of Complainers – This article gives you the 5 “A’s” to convert the peskiest of complainers to #1 fans of your small business.