Every single business owner understands the importance of creating high-quality products. However, not many understand the importance of proper shipping. We often see that poly mailers are an afterthought.
Moving your data offsite is a big investment and probably a big culture shift for your company. So, how do you know you’re ready?
The fact that you’re even reading this blog means you’re at least considering the move. You might be asking yourself what the catalyst for the move should be? Should it be based on the size of your company or the size of your data?
Let’s say you’ve recently transitioned from a management position in the corporate world to running your own small business. Being in charge of your own operation requires a different mindset on a variety of levels. You are now your own boss, and therefore, you’re responsible for every business decision—and mistake.
While the additional duties can seem overwhelming, you don’t have to let it interfere with how you manage your employees. It’s not like the traditional corporate environment, where many tasks are taken care of for you; a different approach is necessary. If you’re interested in learning how to manage small business employees effectively, read on.
For approximately 350,000 men and women in the United States, being an owner-operator of their own semi is a path to freedom and financial independence. Many don’t realize it, but as an owner-operator, they are an entrepreneur and a small business owner. Just like any entrepreneur, this puts drivers who own and operate their own trucks into a different segment of the working class.
On the hit show from the Discovery Channel, Dirty Jobs, Mike Rowe made famous the following expression: safety third. For those who enjoyed a good laugh, it was obvious why the show was a hit.
But in the real world, safety is no laughing matter. And when we put safety third, we are really eliminating safety altogether. Here’s how our priorities often go: