Small Business Management Tips for Growth-Minded Entrepreneurs

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Maintaining a growth mindset is essential for transforming your one-person startup into a thriving business. Focusing on the growth of your business will help you land more customers, expand your market, and optimize your business model to better align with your audience. But finding the time to grow your business can be challenging. There’s just so much to get done every day! Keep reading to learn how you can free up your time and save yourself from a few headaches as you scale your business.

First, make sure you understand the legal implications of making changes to your business. If you change your business address, name, or structure, you will need to report this in your annual report. Don’t neglect this step! Failing to file your annual report could leave you open to state fees or penalties.

Get Comfortable Outsourcing and Delegating

Knowing when to outsource and delegate work is one of the most important business skills you can have. By handing some of your responsibilities off to someone else, you will have more time for business projects that set that stage for growth. Delegation doesn’t have to be expensive. Zapier recommends delegating within your team before you outsource to freelancers. Using automation software can also help you save time without hiring new employees or paying experts to take on your work.

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The 5-Step Career Change Roadmap

Maybe you don’t feel truly fulfilled in your current job, or maybe you don’t think that you’ll have more chances for upward advancement in your field. Perhaps you’re even wondering if you would be happier as a business owner than an employee.

Embarking on a career change for the sake of pursuing your passion can be exciting! Starting your own business can go smoothly with guidance from Oasis Consulting Group, and whether you want to become an entrepreneur or find a job in a new industry, these tips will help you chart a course for your career change.

Schedule Informational Interviews

Are you looking to make a career transition into a new field? To figure out which skills you’ll need to master or certifications you’ll have to earn, you can schedule informational interviews with professionals who already work in your target industry. Indeed recommends coming up with a list of in-depth questions before the interview and rehearsing them in advance. Make sure to thank your interviewee after your conversation!

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This Is How You Can Be More Productive When Working from Home (Without Working at Home)

While studies suggest that working from home makes staff more productive, most parents likely agree that the opposite is true. Kids can be a significant distraction, and so can household tasks and to-do lists. One smart way to get more done is by setting up a temporary home office in a vacation home. Setting up your remote home office just takes a bit of know-how and preparation.

Maintain the Office Mindset

Finding a distraction-free workspace that can keep you focused and productive is essential.

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Summer Reading Material That Makes Good Business Leaders Great

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Summer is the ideal time to dive into a good book. You can sit in the sun and enjoy the fresh air, whether you’re on your lunch break or enjoying a quick getaway to your own backyard.

While you’re enjoying your time off, why not take the opportunity to read something that helps you to grow as a business leader? Leaders set the tone for organizational culture, influence change, and directly affect morale. That can sound like a heavy load to bear, but the following titles will ease you into positive growth in both your personal and professional life.

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Top Ranking CRM Systems in the Hospitality Industry

CRM Software is extremely important.  Having the incorrect software can cost a company a huge amount of money and loss of valuable employee work time.  Despite this, some businesses still put a relatively low value on implementing the correct CRM systems.  The Team at Oasis Consulting Group, has reviewed a few of the CRM software that is currently available to establishments in the hospitality industry, and below are our findings.

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5 Tools Everyone In The Real Estate Industry Should Be Using

Organization and efficiency is key to being a successful real estate agent and no one knows that more than the team at Oasis Consulting Group, a highly respected consulting company, specializing in business development and marketing/social media campaign design and implementation.  By providing our clients with comprehensive research and everything they may need in order to run their business successfully and smoothly, we have found a few tools that have been helpful in keeping us organized and efficient.  Below are the top 5 tools that every real estate agent needs.

Tool #1: Cloud based software is the number one tool all realtors need.  Sites like Google Drive, DropBox, and Carbonite are great assets.  Not only are they accessible via your PC or Laptop and mobile devices but the interactive and user-friendly interface and plugins allow you to share files easily with your associates and clients.

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What Debt Collectors are Not Allowed to Do

Being in debt is a scary and stressful thing, and the constant calling from debt collects can make the experience even more terrifying.  While it may seem like debt collectors can do whatever they want to collect, that is far from the truth.  In reality, they have very strict limits on what they can and cannot do.  Below are a few items that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act expressly forbids debt collection companies and individuals from doing.

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Brewing Up Success For Your Home-Based Business

Starting a home-based business is no small feat. It requires dedication, an excellent workspace, and a little bit of creativity. With the right mindset, you can launch a business directly from home and enjoy all of the benefits – flexibility, unlimited income potential – that go along with it. Here are some tips.

Know your limitations.

First things first, you have to know what you can and cannot do from home. Be realistic and transparent with your customers regarding the products and services that you can provide. For example, if you custom-make furniture, pay close attention to the time it takes to complete an individual piece. Then, make sure that when you do get started, you do not offer more than you can reasonably accomplish.

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