Category Business Management Archives - Smart Business Solutions

How to expand with limited space and funds

A lot of small businesses start up at home, so finding work space for extra staff is not an issue. As your business grows you may need to make a few decisions regarding taking on staff and this can include finding space for them to work from. These days if you want staff to help …

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Take your business to the next step: Part 2 – How to expand your business

So you’ve looked at how your business is running, you’ve realised that it’s growing well and you think the time is right to expand. So what do you do next? Suddenly doubling your staff and doubling the size of your premises isn’t necessarily the right way to go about it. Expansion needs to be carefully …

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Take your business to the next step : Part 1 – Know when to Expand

One of the scariest things about setting up your own business is knowing when to start expanding. Expansion means that your business has grown to a level where you can no longer handle everything yourself, and have to put your trust in others as you employ people to help you. This is never easy when …

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Why do you need to communicate?

One of the key things in any business, no matter how large or how small, is communication. It’s easy to remember to communicate with your suppliers and customers, but what about the people who work for you? Your staff are one of the most important assets you have, so make sure they feel respected and …

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How to stop Micromanaging

I perform better under strict micromanaging said no employee ever Learning to trust others when you decide to run your own business is very daunting. You put so much effort in to starting it up that it’s hard to let anyone else have any control. Micromanaging is an easy habit to fall in to. You …

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Top 10 Tips to keep your business organised

“Thinking too long about doing something i often the reason it doesn’t get done” An organised business is a profitable one. When you first set up your business there’s so much to do, that it’s easy to suddenly find everything has got a little out of hand. While you may not know where to start …

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How to Utilise your employees correctly

“A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected” One of the biggest assets for any company is their staff. Without their experience and dedication, nothing will get done. If a workforce feels appreciated, they will work harder and stay with you. If they are unappreciated, they will work less or …

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Get YOUR priorities right

“In order to say YES to your priorities, you need to say NO to something else.” Running a business is hard work, but it can also very rewarding. No matter what type of business you run, your list of jobs to be done never seems to get any shorter. It can be very daunting when …

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Let others run your business

Delegate and do what you do best When you take the first step and set up your own business, one of the hardest things to do is delegate the work. This is also imperative if you want your business to expand and develop. As your business starts to grow, you’ll soon discover that it gets …

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