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delegation

One of the hardest things any business owner has to learn to do is to trust others with his or her business, and to delegate responsibilities to employees. It’s a challenge because as the owner you are probably the best …

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conflict

As a the owner or manager of a business, you’re going to find yourself in a lot of situations that involve conflict. It’s inevitable. Maybe a couple of members of your team will fight each other or argue with you. …

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More than a cliche - graphs and charts provide an easy, timely and way to present your complex business numbers.

  There’s a reason any commercial about computers or processors always features images of beautiful pie charts, bar graphs, line graphs and other visual data. It’s all about perception: the appearance of productivity, and the attraction to organizing and simplifying data, has …

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whats-your-story

Stories matter when it comes to building your customer base and creating customer loyalty. Compelling stories are also the core of any great marketing plan. Chances are there are other 12-volt retailers in your region, some of which may be …

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Ever have an idea, get busy, and two days later forget what it was? Or have a huge list of things to do, with no idea where to start? Or maybe you see something online that can help your business – …

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accounting

There’s nothing worse in business than getting hit with an unexpected expense, or to lose a piece of critical equipment that you have to replace. Sometimes it’s just bad luck, and sometimes the building, equipment, computers, tools, vehicles, etc. in …

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gold-stars

Today’s business tip starts with a video: There’s a saying, “do what you’re passionate about first and the money will come later.” There’s some truth to it, but if you don’t put in the hard work and give potential customers a …

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Car audio, marine audio and more.

  The average showroom in this industry is less than 1,000 square feet, but sometimes retailers have more than enough space to go really, really big. Below you’ll find some new renders for a store we’re building that’s falls into the …

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diversity

The world is changing, and good retailers will always make an effort to change with it. According to the 2013 census, about 62% of Americans are Caucasian by ancestry, which is down about 2% compared to the previous census. The Hispanic/Latin …

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  Our latest install is another small Tint World Styling Center. A nice, clean and open space to work with, with new floors and lots of natural light.   The new service desk and closing center, with the new sound …

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Good, Better, Best - how limiting choice increases sales!

Choice isn’t everything. There’s a downside to trying to please every customer by meeting every possible need. As a result, many retailers these days are making a conscious effort to limit the number of SKUs they offer. It makes the sales process …

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Most business will run at least one monthly report with their accounting software, and compare it to monthly bank statements. If you have a bookkeeper, you might get an income statement, a statement of changes in equity and a balance …

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We’re currently working with a client to design an complete showroom with a large open floor and lots of windows for natural light. Here are a few of the renders: The space has a space for hosting customers, and providing …

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tech-sales

Most salesmen and installers know their products inside and out, but how well can they actually explain them to customers? It’s one thing to memorize the technical specs of a piece of technology you’re selling, and another to make sure …

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employee-recognition

The main reason employees cringe at the word “accountability” is because at some workplaces, it’s all bad. The employee expects to get in trouble for the one thing they did wrong, but without getting any kind of acknowledgement for the …

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