This Week in Business Strategies

March 11, 2019
In this week's business strategies compilation, learn how to build a referral network for your business, keep employees from leaving and be a difference maker.

March 11, 2019—To better assist shop owners with their production management, marketing tactics and leadership styles, FenderBender has compiled a short list of essential business-building material from some of its favorite sources.

4 Ways to Put Your Employees On a Fast Track Out the Door – Entrepreneur

Let’s take a quick spin through some of the behaviors that might indicate your relationship or your managers’ relationship with your employees is headed for the rocks or, at the very least, a counseling session or two.

Being in Business Means Being a Difference Maker – Inc

Being a difference maker is inherent in the very nature of what you do as a business owner. Some entrepreneurs see an unmet need in the marketplace and decide to fill it. Some look at existing products or services and imagine ways to provide them better, faster, cheaper--or all three. But, all business owners believe that what they are doing, or plan to do, is going to make a difference in people's lives, including their own.

How to Build a Referral Network for Your Small Business – SmallBizTrends

Your business can build many different types of referral networks.This guide explains referral networks and the types of businesses benefiting from them. It also explains how to actually set one up.

These are the Conversations Every Dual Career Company Needs to Have – Fast Company

Dual career couples are becoming the norm in the United States. According to findings by the Bureau Of Labor Statistics, 62 percent of married couple with children had both partners work outside the home in 2017. In 1967, that number was just 44 percent. But despite the significant increase and emphasis on gender equality, many couples continue to struggle with balancing their relationships and career.

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