2010, 2016

Rules for Importation of Duty Free Supplies Under Declaration of Exigency Order

October 20th, 2016|Announcements, Business Tips, News|Comments Off on Rules for Importation of Duty Free Supplies Under Declaration of Exigency Order

PROCEDURES

1) “Individuals importing Goods and applying for Duty and VAT Exemption will be allowed to import Goods valued at $3,000.00 or less without NEMA’s approval, once they accompany their goods and complete the NEMA Application and the regular C-18 Customs Forms. In this specific case, Customs alone will be able to provide approval at the […]

1002, 2016

3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know

February 10th, 2016|Business Tips|Comments Off on 3 Rules About Cash Flow That First-Time Business Owners Need to Know

Many first-time business owners think about cash flow only when their cash reserves are low. Small business owners, however, know that, for them, “cash is king.”

Related: The 5 Worst Cash-Flow Mistakes Small-Business Owners Make 

For many businesses, getting paid isn’t the problem – it’s when. Lumpy cash flow is a stressful experience for business owners because the […]

2109, 2015

5 Tips for Effectively Managing Change

September 21st, 2015|Business Tips|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Effectively Managing Change

Don’t tell people how to feel, admit that it sucks, and other useful change-management tips for leaders

You’ve heard all the expressions: the only constant is change. Change is never easy. There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction. Change before you have to.

But no words can alter the fact that change and disruption are hard on individuals and teams. When faced with an unexpected or unwelcome transition, it’s human nature to immediately descend into fear and doubt. And unless you want your employees to stay there–paralyzed by uncertainty–keep these five change-management tips in mind. […]

1809, 2015

9 Things Managers Do That Make Good Employees Quit

September 18th, 2015|Business Tips|Comments Off on 9 Things Managers Do That Make Good Employees Quit

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about—few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.

Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don’t leave jobs; they leave managers.

The sad thing is that this can easily be avoided. All that’s required is a new perspective and some extra effort on the manager’s part.

First, we need to understand the nine worst things that managers do that send good people packing. […]

1709, 2015

Jon Taffer’s Rule No. 1 of Business Growth?

September 17th, 2015|Business Tips|Comments Off on Jon Taffer’s Rule No. 1 of Business Growth?

Jon Taffer, host of Spike TV’s Bar Rescue, says, above all, customer responses will fuel your business success. Here’s how.

1409, 2015

Marcus Lemonis: The Importance of Understanding Where Your Money Comes From

September 14th, 2015|Business Tips|Comments Off on Marcus Lemonis: The Importance of Understanding Where Your Money Comes From

The host of CNBC’s The Profit explains to Jimmy Walicek, CEO of WAKA Kickball and Social Sports, how his business could be more profitable if it made less money.

As you grow your revenue, your profit should grow even more because some of your fixed costs remain constant, says Marcus Lemonis, famed CEO of Camping World and star of CNBC’s hit series The Profit.

To that end, he has advice for Jimmy Walicek, a co-founder of WAKA Kickball and Social Sports. “Dissect and understand your $6.8 million more,” he says to Walicek. “I’ve seen businesses go from $5 million to $10 million, and they actually make less!” […]