Tag: small business success

People Can and Do Judge a Book By Its Cover!

Since the1990’s there’s been a shift in what’s considered appropriate business attire. Leading experts proclaimed employees would be more productive if they dressed casually and comfortably at work. So companies started permitting team members to trade in business suits for a more casual wardrobe.

Today, the pendulum is beginning to swing back, however. Experts are finding casual attire often results in casual or sloppy performance.

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More Tips For Local Business Retail Success

Earlier I related part of a conversation I had with Alignable cofounder and CEO Eric Groves. I explored his excellent observation that the biggest advantage small businesses have over their mega-corporate competitors is “proximity to the customer.” Our conversation ranged beyond that point and I want to share a few more areas that we covered. […]

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