Personality: Its Significance In Personnel Recruitment and Training

Personality impacts on recruitment and training Personality is an important consideration when you recruit and select the right candidate from among numerous job applicants.  There are divergent views, however, when it comes to its significance in the conduct of training of both newly hired and old employees including managers and small business owners. Personnel recruitment…

Training and Services for Small Business Owners

Recent business management consultancy engagements with my clients have made me focus on providing specific training programs and business services for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME’s) starting in July 2015. These training programs are designed to empower you – the small business owner –  and your people to deliver the performance and results that…

How a Small Business Should Define Its Target Market

I welcome all small business owners (and would-be entrepreneurs) to my new series of posts under the category SMALL BUSINESS BOARD.  I am publishing here interesting business tips, contents, materials, and links you may find useful in planning, managing, and expanding your business.   What is a target market? A target market is a specific…

Small Business: How Important is Market Research?

You had what you believed then as a “winner” product or business idea.  You were capable and willing to invest money, time, and effort to launch your small business. Fully convinced of what you had then,  you started your business. After six months, sales were still low and actually not growing. You eventually realized based…

How Prayers Help Your Business

I welcome all small business owners (and would-be business owners) to my new series of posts under the category SMALL BUSINESS BOARD.  I am publishing here interesting tips, contents, materials, and links you may find useful in planning, managing, and expanding your business.   Prayers help your business in more ways than you can ever…

WHAT YOU HAVE TO KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS PLANS

  YOUR BUSINESS PLAN Last week, I mentioned in the SMALL BUSINESS BOARD page that you have to create a business plan before doing anything else.  You have to be very clear about the characteristics or attributes of your product, service, or idea – what its unique features are.  Who will be your customers, your…