Entries by Benny Yi

What is Derailing Your Day and How to Stop It

It’s a typical work-day morning. You sit down at your desk. You have your to-do list all set. Excellent! You know this is going to be a productive day. Then you hear a little ding on your phone and a text is coming in … of course you glance on it, consider your response and […]

Customer Feedback – The Good and The Bad

As a small business owner, one thing you can always be sure of is that you will receive customer feedback. And while getting accolades from customers feels great, it is also important to recognize that customer feedback may not always be complimentary.  But whether the feedback is good or bad, it’s necessary to respond to […]

Team Building – Necessary?

When you hear the phrase “team building” does it make you cringe or smile with anticipation?! Chances are likely your answer depends on a number of things. Your previous experience in team building exercises, your previous experience running team building sessions and your personality. While some people love team building, others may fake an illness […]

How to Conduct an Effective Interview

The call comes in from reception – your interviewee just arrived. Great! You’ve had this open position for 2 months, and this person’s experience looks perfect. You are hopeful! You grab your pen and notepad and head down to the interview room. You step in, make eye contact and shake hands. So far so good. […]

Make Your Home Office More Productive

Working from a home office, there are so many perks. You have flexibility, you have a very short commute – maybe only down the hall, you don’t have to purchase a wardrobe to go to work and can even just wear your pajamas all day , you can even schedule a repair man during work […]

Save Yourself From Stress One Step at a Time

Have you ever had one of those days, or weeks or months where you feel so overwhelmed?  You have so much to do in the office, your plate is not only full, it’s overflowing!!! Sometimes that feeling of overwhelm can feel paralyzing because you just don’t know where to start. When you face a situation […]

Social Media – Which to Choose?

So many platforms – so little time! Let’s see. There’s only 24 hours a day and 7 days a week to get everything done that you need to do on a weekly basis for your business. And that’s right, you don’t only need to work, you also need to eat, sleep and that’s right … […]

Staying Focused With a Business Plan

It takes a lot of drive and dedication to start a business, as well as successfully operating and growing it. A business plan is an indispensable tool to get you started and keep you on track. Write a business plan first, and then spend the money necessary to start your business. Following a good business […]

Enjoy Summer AND Run a Successful Business!

The summer is here. It’s time for fun – time with the family. Maybe the thought of that raises your stress level thinking that you can’t enjoy family time and keep your business running as it should. Don’t let your anxiety get the best of you. Just follow a few important steps and have a […]

Positivity, It Affects Your Work!

Will Today Be a Good Day or a Bad Day? It’s Up To You! That glass you are looking at – is it half empty or half full? If it’s filled half way with water, both answers would be right. But your answer speaks volumes about how you are viewing the situation. If you view […]