October 1, 2012
To ensure success, it’s important to consistently evaluate your business and identify possible areas for enhancement. Of course, because you are an integral part of daily operations, it’s sometimes hard to visualize what enhancements may be needed or to come up with that next BIG idea.
With this in mind, we want to provide you with a few tips to help jumpstart innovation in your business. Author Soren Kaplan in his new book “Leapfrogging: Harness the Power of Surprise for Business Breakthroughs,” serves up a few questions that can help you view your business from a new vantage point and inspire innovation. Take a moment to ask yourself:
Innovative breakthroughs often require that you step back just enough to really “see” your business. These questions offer a good start.
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Instilling a thankful frame of mind among your staff makes for a gratifying work place. Consider a few suggestions for developing an atmosphere of thankfulness to get into the spirit of the holiday season.
One relatively undiscovered provision of the recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provides many potential tax saving opportunities for individuals with capital gains. A Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF) was established to encourage investment in Opportunity Zones, which are located in low-income areas throughout the United States. The new law was designed to help revitalize these...
Black Friday and Cyber Monday need no introduction, but for small business owners it’s all about Small Business Saturday—an annual holiday shopping tradition that gets communities out in support of their local small businesses. Small Business Saturday falls on November 24 this year, so if you haven’t already…start getting the word out.