Now that your business has benefited from incremental growth in sales and product brand awareness in your target markets, it is time to consider where do you go from here? How will you grow your business? One option is to maintain the status quo by conducting business as usual while earning a steady stream of income from your existing customers.
What do power strips, toilet stalls, popcorn, sausage, earthquakes and timing belts have in common? They’re associated with products and services produced by companies that won the 2017 NCET Technology and Reno Gazette-Journal Business of the Year Awards. One of the many things I love about working at NCET is getting to meet the incredible people and companies who drive our vibrant and diverse business and technology community. One of the ways I discover them is through the annual NCET Technology and RGJ Business Awards.
I believe that a company’s ability to capture market share and deliver exponential growth starts with the mindset of its leadership. Leaders must develop themselves before they can expect a sales team to bring in results. Every great leader needs the mindset, skill set, and tool set to succeed. Here are some tips on how to develop all three.
An important truth I’ve learned is that business is as much an internal game as an external one – sometimes more so. Which brings me to my question: What do you do when opportunity knocks? Most of us like to think we go for it. But if we’re truthful, there are probably times we procrastinate, or even let it slip by. Why? Here are five insights for taking advantage of more opportunities.
When Guy Gardner bought Quality Plastics in Sparks in 1983, the company had a single piece of technology: a photocopier. Today, the company’s staff of 35 relies extensively on the tools of technology to design and manufacture often-complex plastics products for business-to- business, business-to- government and business-to-consumer markets.
I work with highly successful people and those who are striving to become more successful. One of the biggest differences I see is those who are successful know they must ask for help; realizing if they rely solely on their own expertise, they will be limited in what they can accomplish. So what stops people from asking for help more often? We all have some level of hesitation when it comes to reaching out for assistance. Here are three reasons people are hesitant to ask for help.
No one wants to think about the “worst case scenario” in the heady days of a new business venture. But, there are basic legal issues you should address to avoid complications down the road. Taking the time to plan up front can save you headaches and hours of problem solving later. Here is my list of common legal pitfalls to avoid as a start-up.