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A Small Business Consulting Firm Can Teach New Managers Essential Skills

Any small business consulting firm will tell you that a company is only as strong as its leaders. A recent story in the Standard-Examiner reports that an audit revealed that the Utah Telecommunications Open Infrastructure Agency (UTOPIA) is in big financial trouble due to poor management and a lack of planning. Poor oversight of the … Continue reading A Small Business Consulting Firm Can Teach New Managers Essential Skills

Small Business Consulting Firm’s Expert Offers Advice in the ‘Philadelphia Business Journal’

Markios Consulting’s very own Rip Tilden offered his small business consulting expertise to the business world as a guest columnist for the Philadelphia Business Journal. In his article, “The Elephant in the Room,” Tilden offers a no-nonsense approach to tackling your hardest business challenges, particularly management or leadership issues, in the face of any economic … Continue reading Small Business Consulting Firm’s Expert Offers Advice in the ‘Philadelphia Business Journal’

Small Business Consulting Services Can Help You Establish Measurable Goals

According to small business consulting services, good goals must be measurable. There’s a big difference between stating that you want to make a lot of money and saying you want to book $20,000 in new business in the next quarter. The reason—you can measure $20,000, but you can’t measure a lot. Qualities of a Good Goal When small business consulting services … Continue reading Small Business Consulting Services Can Help You Establish Measurable Goals

How small business consulting services can help companies empower employees

An article in the Calgary Heralddiscusses how local businesses are using enterprise mobility (integrating the capabilities of smart phones) to empower employees who don’t work in an office setting, like construction workers. While using the latest technologies can assist with employee engagement and empowerment, this may not be an evergreen solution because technologies rapidly change. … Continue reading How small business consulting services can help companies empower employees

How Business Consulting firms can help you with employee engagement

Employee engagement is a hot topic in the business world as employers find that it takes more than just a paycheck to keep a workforce happy and loyal. The need to include or improve employee engagement programs is so critical that some businesses are opting to use the software applications that monitor the social activities … Continue reading How Business Consulting firms can help you with employee engagement

Business Consulting Firms—Removing Barriers to Effective Communication

In the business world, a communication blunder can cost you customers, hurt your relationships with key suppliers and your employees. Citigroup, Inc. recently lost an important shareholder vote, and board chair Richard Parsons blamed poor communication for the company’s failure to secure shareholder approval. With the assistance of business consulting firms, companies can prevent communication … Continue reading Business Consulting Firms—Removing Barriers to Effective Communication