Size Doesn't Matter

Sometimes it's smart to adapt big-business strategies to your small company.

Try these on for size:

  • Use organized charts and job descriptions. Even if youonly have one employee, that person needs a detailed jobdescription to do his or her best work.
  • Schedule regular staff meetings. No matter how smallyour staff, the best way to keep everyone informed and on-task isto meet regularly.
  • Form an advisory group. This could consist of friends,former colleague, your accountant, lawyer or even banker. Make sureyou meet regularly, and ask for their objective opinions andguidance.
  • Stay organized. This is the best way to make sure thingsdon't fall through the cracks.

Remember, large companies can often absorb mistakes that coulddevastate a smaller business, so it's imperative you worksmart.

Excerpted from Get Smart: 365 Tips To Boost Your EntrepreneurialIQ

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