Thanks for checking out the Business Management topic on Bright Hub’s Entrepreneurship Channel. In this area, you’ll find articles dedicated to all aspects of business management, especially those geared to new business owners and budding entrepreneurs. Whether you’re looking for information on e-commerce or how to maintain a successful business during a recession, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll also cover such topics as inventory control and running a family business as well as give tips for starting various types of businesses.
Now that you are cleared to drive for Uber or Lyft (or both), how is the adventure? You probably have a book full of stories from the first weekend alone. How can you make the most of the business and avoid as many problems as possible?
It seems like displaying humanity should come easily to your business. After all, those desks in your office are filled with people — not robots. They should be all the tools you need to show your customers your human side, right? Not so in today’s world. Is technology masking your humanity?
In the competitive business world, innovation is an essential survival factor. While this strategy is commonplace in the B2C sphere, many B2B businesses are still struggling to catch up with this trend. Here some ways to overcome your biggest challenges.
An innovation consultant could be a launch pad for your efforts, helping you get unstuck and jump into a more creative and positive trajectory. The challenge is knowing why you need help, where you can find help and what success will look like.
As we choose courses that cumulatively lead to our success or defeat, there is a constant struggle between rationality and intuition. Just like a captain on a ship, you must consider appropriate data as you guide your vessel but you must also trust your instincts to lead you through stormy waters.
Innovation success can be difficult to measure. If you’re attempting to gain an edge in your market, learn to understand the ROI of innovation and cultivate it in your business.
Every business owner or manager has thousands of people that support them every day. Take a moment to say thanks to the people in your life who have made your dreams possible.
Today, the competitive landscape can shift in weeks. The most successful companies aren’t those that strive to maintain the status quo; they are the companies that continually push boundaries and adapt to change, such as Google, Amazon, and 3M. How can you ensure your company remains innovative?
Even though we now know that both sides of the brain are necessary for proper brain function, there are still people who are more expressive and creative and others who are more adept at logical, analytical thinking. A healthy organization will promote balance and collaboration between all types.
Are your organizational charts holding you back? While they can be helpful for logistical coordination, org charts can also cause hierarchical decision making, reduce collaboration and produce inefficiencies. Learn how to break through in order to experience more innovation.