This Week in Business-Building Strategies
July 27, 2019—To better assist shop owners with their production management, marketing tactics, and leadership styles, Fender Bender has compiled a short list of essential business-building material from some of its favorite sources.
4 Ways Small Businesses Can Attract and Retain Young Talent — Entrepreneur
There's a strong connection between achieving business objectives and hiring the right talent, as your employees are integral to every stage of success. In addition, the desire to upscale your small business more easily becomes a reality when the energy and resourcefulness of young talent is effectively deployed.
Having people of all backgrounds and walks of life on your team is a great thing, opening your company to more cultural awareness, ways of thinking, and solving problems. So it's little surprise that, given that companies also have to be aware of discrimination laws, good readers are making conscious attempts to inject as much variety as possible into their workforce. But that doesn't mean the picture some people give you of their teams is accurate.
Does Your Leadership Style Scare Your Employees? — Harvard Business Review
Most of us have experienced the misery of working for a boss that intimidates employees while charming superiors and customers. But it's harder to figure out if you may be that kind of boss. You might think you are doing a good job getting results by pushing people past their comfort zone, but what if they experience it as being afraid of you?