How do I pick the right business software? I use several different social media platforms. Should I use a Social Media scheduling tool? NCET’s panel of business and technology experts answer your questions in our monthly column.
How do people react when you offer to give them “constructive criticism”? What do you notice about their body language, tone of voice, and overall demeanor? Do they seem open, engaged, and eager to hear what you have to say, or do they seem closed-off, defensive, and like they are dreading the interaction?
People often brace for impact when others offer criticism, even if you call it “constructive.” Part of the reason is rooted in a simple exploration of the definition of criticism.
Naming your business is an important part of the startup process. There are numerous aspects to consider when it comes to naming your business, including creating a unique brand identity, name availability, and future viability. There is a good chance that if you’re starting a business, you already have an idea of what to name it, but here are a few things you should consider before doing so.
First, here are some tips when it comes to naming a business.
In 1998, I proposed something unheard of to my then-boss: let me work from home. Preparing for my son’s birth, I lined up in-home care for my newborn, created a home office, and secured the necessary technology, I carefully laid out my plan for how I could ensure results while creating a work-life integration for me. “Give me 3 months to prove this” I requested; and it worked. Twenty-two years later, I am still an advocate for the premise that you don’t have to be in an office in order to meet with success.
As the demand for healthcare services continues to grow, it is becoming increasingly important to consider different avenues for patients to assess home care. DispatchHealth, a mobile urgent care service, is working diligently to provide pandemic relief by redefining patient care as we know it today. The innovative in-home care service has tested and treated more than 1,040 patients with COVID-19 related symptoms,
I’m starting a new business. Which social media platforms should I use? My team and I are working from home indefinitely, what’s the best way to manage/motivate them? NCET’s panel of business and technology experts answer your questions in our monthly column.
We have all heard the term “set it and forget it” applied to various scenarios. Your business should not be one of them!
The goal of having a business is to create a business that is an asset, not a job. This means that you can work “on” your business not “in” your business. If you can reach this elevated state within your business, it is important to make sure you do not take your eyes too far off the ball.
Here are some things that you should be looking at in your business at least every 90 days.
What a year 2020 has been! I have been thinking fondly of January 2020 because I didn’t know it yet, but I was much younger and oh so naïve! This year has certainly aged me while providing important life lessons. Thank you, COVID!
Let’s start simply by pointing out that the CDC website was one of the most used tools in HR this year. I’m not sure that I even knew the website existed back in January when I was so young and fresh.
Nevadans start several thousand new businesses each year. If you’d like to be one of them, NCET and the Reno Gazette-Journal are pleased to introduce a new monthly column designed to help you start your business. Each month, our local business experts will walk you through the steps you’ll need to take to launch your business.
The first step to starting a business is determining if business ownership is right for you. There are many signs you can look for to determine if owning a business is right for you. If you truly believe in your idea, have an appetite for learning, and are ready to face failure, you may be ready to take on business ownership.