Giving feedback might sound simple, but it’s actually one of the most difficult parts of a manager’s day. Employees are under a lot of pressure to perform well, and even the most carefully worded suggestion can sound like a sharp attack. The good news is there are 3 easy ways you can minimize the stress of constructive criticism, for you and your team.
As we’ve said before, you don’t have to go at business alone. You can bring in help in the form of employees, virtual receptionists, even a full-on partner. Here’s the thing about partnerships though— a lot of times they don’t work out, and they can end poorly, which will make things more difficult in the long run.
A stressful work environment is an unproductive work environment.
Choosing a customer relationship management (CRM) software package presents some tough questions for small businesses.
Your CRM must be affordable, adaptable, powerful, and have an easy to use interface. The software that works for large businesses with multiple locations and many employees probably isn’t going to satisfy the specific needs of a small business.