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Relax Your Way Into Being A Better Business Owner

Fighting fatigue, stress and burnout is a common goal for a small business owner, but often an elusive one. Nobody cares about your business as much as you do, and you have a lot riding of it’s success. Naturally you’ll be tempted to spend too much time at the office, try to meet with everyone, and be involved in every aspect of running the business. It’s important in the midst of everything, to find ways to recharge so you can inspire your employees, stay enthusiastic and keep your goals on target. How can you do this?

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How Good Leaders Inspire Productivity From Employees

Business owners often have a great vision for their products and services. Business owners come with a wide variety of skills used in their company and industry. They may be innovative or charismatic with a flair for PR, marketing or sales. One thing every small business owner needs to do well at some point, is manage people that work for them. Basic managers’ primary purpose is to control situations or people efficiently in order to get particular tasks done. This is a valuable skill, but mostly deal with short-term goals. There’s a better way, however. While employees like a good manager, what they long for is Leadership.

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Ways to Keep a Creative Mindset

A big part of keeping your business in a creative mindset starts at the top. How creative are you as a small business owner? Typically, creativity is a useful, perhaps essential, characteristic of being a business leader. We all get bogged down in the minutia of daily issues, focusing on tasks and work, rather than remembering what the company began as – an exciting new venture with new ideas and such promise! If you’ve found your business getting stale, stiff, and lacking motivation, take a look at how excited you are to come in to work every day. Not so much? Get your head back in the game before finishing this blog by doing as suggested in this article.  After you’ve taken a break, continue on to get your creativity back for you and your employees.

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Customer Service Tips

You can’t please all of the people all of the time and that is a fact, but you can please some of them. The people you want to please are your customers. After all, their repeat patronage and recommendations are what keep you in business in the first place. There’s a poplar saying: the customer is always right. Well, we know that isn’t true, but what do you do to make them happy anyway?

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4 Reasons Why You Need to Get Up from Your Desk

It’s happened to all of us. You sit down at your desk around 8 or 9 a.m., you answer a flurry of emails, you jump on a couple of calls, you sit down in a couple of meetings—and before you know it, you see that the clock on your computer says 3 p.m. You haven’t eaten lunch, you’ve barely left your desk, and you only took maybe one coffee break.

We all know that sitting down all day is not a good precedent to set, but do you know how bad it actually is? Here are just a few of the reasons why you need to get up from your desk at least once every hour.

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Most Common Ailments from Sitting at a Desk All Day

We all know that “sitting is the new smoking,” but just how much does it actually affect our day-to-day health? Is it really that big of a deal that we are sitting at our desks all day, or is it overblown?

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