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Entrepreneur's Workplace

How Loyal Are You To Your Employees?

There are articles in abundance across the internet that tell people what they should do to keep their employees in check, turning up on time and how to avoid a high turnover.

As an employer, you should be hyper aware of how loyal you are to your employees, rather than how loyal they are to you. The business that you own and nurture is only going to thrive and flourish based on the loyalty of the people who make up each team and each department of your company.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

The Limitation Game: The Hardest Things About Running A Business

*This is a collaborative post.

Many things are incredibly difficult about running a business; you don’t need to have done a degree in business to know that there will be many hardships that come your way on occasion.

In fact, difficulties are around every corner, but when it comes to any entrepreneur that’s building up their business, what are the hardest things about being an entrepreneur, in the obvious and not so obvious sense?

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Are Entrepreneurs also Employees?

In high school, I started my first business. I was finally going to call myself an entrepreneur!

I was in JSS. 3 at the time, my third year in junior high. Typically called ‘secondary school’ in Nigeria. I’m not sure what that’s called in Canada, but if you are non-Nigerian reading this, I guess you understand what I mean.

We were a group of friends. Somehow I’ve always had a clique of friends all through my schooling years.

Anyway, three of us decided to start a retail business. We were going to buy cookies and sweets in dozens and sell them in units. By the time we started selling the first set, we were barely making 4 cents in profit.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Key Points to Deliver an Effective Training Session

As a company, a primary objective is to make profit irrespective of your business or industry. To make a profit and incur no loss, your employees have to be well trained and informed, so that they can carry out their respective duties efficiently. You want to be sure you are losing no clients or prospective ones, and you want to cut costs to the bare minimum. Effective training is one way to achieve such success. If management is able to train its employees, this will stir up their passion, improve engagement, and increase productivity.

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