3 Business Trends To Follow in 2021

  It’s nearly impossible to keep up with all the changes in the world around us.  But if you’re an entrepreneur or business owner — you don’t have much choice. With ever-increasing competition of a global marketplace and constant innovations that decide who survives and who doesn’t, you don’t have the luxury of taking a wait-and-see approach to business.  Entrepreneurs must look to tomorrow, and next year. Resting on the laurels of past accomplishments, past ways of doing things: That’s not going to cut it, anymore.  Luckily, we live in a world with all the information we need. All it takes is paying attention, analyzing your business’ current processes, and finding ways to adapt to new normals of customer service, automation, remote work and whatever else the future throws at you.  These are a few suggestions for areas of business that are evolving quickly, but that also allow you a way to pivot, try something new, and hopefully find a greater measure of success — or at least a way of

How to Make Owning Multiple Businesses Successful

As an entrepreneur, owning multiple businesses can be challenging, especially when it comes to managing priorities. (I know, because me and my brother own and operate several).  However, it can be done successfully by following a few tried and true strategies. Some obvious tips are what you’d imagine them to be, such as: owners of multiple startups must be extremely organized and they must excel at time management.  Failure to put these traits at the top of the list can put your businesses at risk because they won’t get the proper attention that they need.  Here are some helpful guidance points on how to manage more than one business: Choose the right projects Sometimes, and probably most times, choosing quality over quantity wins.  Before taking on new projects, make sure that you can dedicate enough time to them so that they excel.   The same can be said for taking on a new business.  Make sure you’ve done the research that determines you can in fact turn a profit, but understand th