Posts Tagged ‘business goals’
4 Ways to Attack (and Attain) Your Business Goals
When you run your own business, you’re the person deciding on its direction. You’re in control of start dates and marketing promos. You must hold yourself back from the shiny object syndrome when it comes to your business goals. And yet, so many people come up short on that last one but it’s easy to…Read More
Efficiency Versus Effectiveness: which will you choose for 2022?
How do you like to work? Are you a speed or precision person? Do you like many small projects or one big, long one that you can dig into? No, you’re not in the middle of a recruitment fair. These are simply questions that most self-aware professionals should know about themselves and about their teams.…Read More
New Year, New You, New Biz: Find Your Motivation in 2022
The end of the year is a time to look back and assess. While many people enjoy the nostalgia and reminiscing that occurs at this time of year, it can also be anxiety-ridden. It’s a time to realize you either hit the mark or you didn’t. And if you did, you may be apprehensive about…Read More
Do You Have What It Takes to Become an Entrepreneur?
Do you have dreams about owning your own business or becoming part of the gig economy? Making your own hours? Working from wherever you want? Then you’re not alone. There are an estimated 582 million entrepreneurs (about 775,000 of them in the US) already working for themselves. And that number is growing. According to Guidant…Read More
3 Marketing Mistakes to Avoid as We Move Toward Recovery
News stations are finally embracing the word that COVID numbers are going down and vaccine administrations are going up. That’s allowing most of us to begin to see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. If you have weathered the storm so far, you know your business is not completely in the clear.…Read More
How to Create a Business Plan in Uncertain Times
Business planning during COVID is exhausting. As soon as you come up with an idea or a situation where you can pivot to better serve your customers, the environment changes. If only you had an understanding of what would happen in the future. But you can get more visibility into the future. Here’s how you…Read More
Why Alameda’s Economic Forecast is the Must-Attend Event of the Business Year
I get asked on a daily basis what I think the future of business in Alameda and our area will be. When will things reopen and what will the total impact of COVID be when it finally passes? I wish I had the answers but I can only see what is happening right now. But…Read More
I’m a New Alameda Chamber Member. Now What?
Have you recently joined the Alameda chamber? New chamber membership brings a lot of benefits, but also a lot of questions. We’re here to help and ensure you are as excited a year from now as you are right at this moment, Alameda Chamber member! Keep reading if you’re overwhelmed by the number of chamber…Read More