“52% of all small businesses are home-based.” – Survey of Business Owner, US Census
More and more businesses these days are finding ways to give back to their community through philanthropy, through pro-bono work, through employee-volunteer incentives, or product/service donations to raise money, and increasingly finding that the more they reach out to help their communities, the more rewards they are reaping.
Public Speaking Anxiety, also known as, Glossophobia is much more common than you think. An estimated 75% of all people experience some degree of anxiety/nervousness when public speaking. Some common symptoms of this condition include:
“Good design is good business” – Thomas J. Watson (former Chairman & CEO of IBM)
Whether you own a restaurant, a boutique, a second-hand shop, a retail store, hotel, bed-and-breakfast, or any commercial space where customers visit … the way you showcase your product or service in and outside of your brick-and-mortar establishment can greatly affect your success.
Small to large business owners are inundated with the constant multitasking of running their businesses on a daily basis. Every small to medium size business owners, you will wear many hats: accounting, manager, sales, marketing & advertising, legal, business planning, technology, and don’t forget receptionist & clerical. Many SBO’s admit to sleepless nights with thoughts racing over their business’ productivity.