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Can I Help You?

This sounds simple enough, but it is annoying how many times it is missing in retail establishments.  It should not be harassment or a clerk following you around the store, but a clerk should be able to recognize when a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Timing in Business

Timing plays a critical role in business starting with what day the door is open for clients or customers.  Some businesses are based on seasonal events; winter sports, summer, Christmas, Mother’s Day, etc.  A landscaper who does not get underway … Continue reading

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Hiring Practices by the Book

In my opinion, except for regulations and laws, there is no book!  We are dealing with individuals, individuals who will ask the questions they think are appropriate, make decisions based on those questions, and manage the consequences. There are thousands … Continue reading

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Small Business, Keeping it Simple

Small business is the backbone of the British Columbia economy.  In 2014 there were over 382,000 businesses operating in the province with less than 50 employees.  Of this number, 82% had less than 5 employees.  Small business employs 40% of … Continue reading

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One Size Does Not Fit All – Thankfully!

Life would be boring if there were no variety, if everyone wanted and had the same thing!  Competition would not exist as it is today.  It exists because of differences. Beware the consultant who does not give you options!  I … Continue reading

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Are You Hiring? Are You Considerate and Wise?

Are you hiring? Here is something for you to consider.  If you have ever been unemployed and looking for work, you will likely understand where I am coming from. One of the hardest things to accept when you are unemployed … Continue reading

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So, you’re hiring

So, you’re hiring.  Why?  Did someone leave?  Why?  Is it a new position? Why? They may seem like silly questions but many businesses fill positions just because someone was in the position before.  In reality it is an opportunity to … Continue reading

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