Tag: small business

Fixing Production Delays

  Things got behind in production and we’re trying to catch up. Can you give us any suggestions? Thoughts of the Day: There are lots of contributors to backlog. Check on re-do’s and inventory. Take a look at which…

Instill Passion in Your Workers

  We have concerns regarding our sales and service people. We need to see more intensity and passion. How do we help these people get there? THOUGHTS OF THE DAY: What is it that you’re trying to accomplish? Define your…

Managing a Young Workforce

  We’ve hired several young, entry level workers, and we’re hoping to maximize our opportunity with them. Not sure if anyone at age 21 knows what they want to do, but you have to start somewhere. How do we…

Getting a Handle on Finance

  Why is keeping up with finances so complicated – I really don’t get it. It should be more straightforward. Maybe we don’t have the right people; maybe things aren’t organized enough? I constantly struggle to know what’s coming…

Filling the Pipeline

  Hoping for big growth in sales this year. But it has to be more than a wish and a hope. Know we should do more pipeline management. Any suggestions on how to make this year successful? Thoughts of…