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Profit for your Business
Entrepreneur's Workplace

A People-Centric Business Is A Profitable Business

It might sound counter-intuitive but you’ve got to stop thinking about profit if you want your business to be successful. You’ve got to focus on people. It isn’t money, computers, statistics, or even shiny products that keep the wheel turning in the business world.

It’s people. Whether you’re talking about the customers who keep your company alive by spending money or the employees behind the scenes who keep it alive by producing the goods and services, no business could survive without people. 

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small business
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Your Small Business: For You, For Your Workers, For the Community

When you think of your business, you probably think regarding your goods and services, and your profits. That, in a nutshell, is what most companies boil down to. But if you take all of the color out of life, then it looks terribly drab.

As such, you shouldn’t just think of your business as a profit-generating machine; you also need to recognize it in terms of its wider standing in the community.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

What Turns Your Customers Off In Store?

Foot-fall is hard enough to maintain and grow without customers walking out before they reach the checkout. And if your customer numbers continue to decline, your entire business might be in jeopardy.

Before you blame the rise of online shopping for your problems, consider some other issues that might be turning customers off. Let’s face it – it doesn’t take much to make a person leave a store they really don’t like.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

5 Tips to Help Workers Cut Down on Expenses

Disclaimer: This is an old post that has been updated to meet present needs.

In recent times, I’ve heard several workers complain about financial challenges that they may be going through. Most workers complain bitterly about living from pay check to pay check. I totally understand how disheartening and worrisome this may be if you are going through a similar phase.

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Employee's Workplace, New Worker

5 Tips to Help You Sleep Better

Believe me, this article has long been due. I went over to a friend’s and had this photograph of me taken when I woke up. It wasn’t planned funny enough. If you know me too well, you would know that I don’t joke with my sleep. I must confess, in the past I was so in love with my bed, but that was lazy and also not good for my health because I had regular headaches.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

5 Ways to Make your Workplace Flexible

Like I explained in the about section, I grew up in Nigeria and I also had the opportunity to work in the country for some time. Most of the jobs available in the country were full-time jobs, so you can imagine how excited I was to realize that I could study and work part-time when I relocate to Canada. To make my short story interesting, I also took out some time to research on if part-time jobs were available and I saw that there was quite a handful. That kept me really enthusiastic.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

How to Manage Attendance Issues or Absenteeism in the Workplace

I remember when I was back in the University I could choose to go to a class or not depending on my mood and other factors. In the workplace, things are quite different. The day your employee agreed to an employment contract you both entered into an employment bargain- that the employer will pay the employee some form of compensation in exchange for his/her time, effort and work with certain limitations.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

3 Reasons to include Workplace Flexibility in your Business Strategy

I know of people who have flexible work hours at their workplaces and I know how happy they are to talk about their job and organization. This sends out a good impression of the organization to the general public. These flexible hours may not necessarily occur every day, there is some form of breakdown or structure to enjoy the flexibility and this prevents its abuse. It goes to show that everything should be done in moderation.

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