Bakery owner gets creative to save on expenses
Yael Krigman quit her law-firm job to focus on her cake-pop business, and after initial success with corporate events and parties, she wants to open a storefront. Her challenge is a lack of capital. As she searches for the money, Krigman is keeping costs low by postponing hiring, using her synagogue's kitchen and getting free guidance from an MBA program. The Washington Post
|Get Creative: 10 Ways to Think Outside the Box|
No matter your business, smart solutions come from out-of-the-box thinking. We all know creativity is king, but are you doing all you can to inspire and encourage creativity in your staff? Read the article and learn 10 ways to inspire creativity at your office.
5 ways to get people to answer your e-mails
If you want people to actually read and answer your e-mails, get to the point immediately and proofread them before hitting the "send" button, writes Dave Johnson. "[Y]ou'd be surprised how often what makes sense in your head is borderline gibberish when it lands on the screen," he writes. Also, choose subject lines that accurately reflect the content of your messages, he advises. CBS MoneyWatch
How to attract more links to your website
Your website can get a better ranking on search engines if other high-quality websites link to it, writes AJ Kumar, co-founder of Single Grain. Seek more of these links by writing guest posts, making infographics or producing viral content. Entrepreneur online
|Building Workplace Trust 2015|
Interaction Associates' 6th annual research study tracking trust on the job, Building Workplace Trust, is out, and more than half of employees surveyed give their organizations low marks for trust and leadership. Yet this year's findings again point to how high trust leads to better outcomes and financial results — and even boosts innovation.
How to get better at inventory management
Improve your inventory management by upgrading to a software system if you're still using paper, designating someone to monitor inventory levels, breaking inventory into three categories and analyzing the demand for your products, writes Dixie Somers. "If one item flies off the shelf while others just sit there endlessly, you need to determine why," Somers writes. B2C Marketing Insider
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