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2011 in review

Posted: January 2, 2012 in Corporate

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2011. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 3 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.


There is no single aspect that leads to the success of a business.  There are various factors and reasons that can destroy the entrepreneurial dream if they are unaddressed – various business elements like Business Strategies, Operational Management, Business Planning, Strategic Planning, Routines and implementation of these aspects.  A failure to cope up with these important aspects leads to the downfall of businesses.


Business Strategies depict how businesses succeed in their domain or industry against their competitors. With every new vision of a company, a new business strategy is placed to achieve certain goals of business. For any business to survive in the modern competitive era there must be flexibility and aggressiveness in defining a market business strategy in the changing world.


I came across this beautiful article sent by one of my friend.  It not only talks about retention but also about how retention can help ensuring customer satisfaction, product sales, satisfied coworkers and reporting staff, effective succession planning and deeply imbedded organizational knowledge and learning. Key employee retention is very necessary to a busincess as it defines the long term health and success of the business. Here in are 10 ways to effectively retain your employees:

  1. Ensuring employee satisfaction
  2. Ensuring proper feedback
  3. Promoting employees from within
  4. Balancing Individual and organizational goals
  5. Acknowledging your employees
  6. Fresh Workplace ambience
  7. Ensuring a match between authority and accountability
  8. Involving employees in the decision-making process
  9. Making performance appraisals objective
  10. Competitive pay package

I am sure you would like to read the complete article >>>> Read More

Few Ways to Grow Your Business

Posted: June 3, 2011 in Corporate

You would have gone through a lot of great concepts, webinars, seminars, book, seeking advice from experts and a lot of research before you thought of growing your business.

Most companies plan the growing business stratergy betterly known as The Vision well in advance. Growing your business doesn’t have to be rocket science. Ms Lily O’Halloran rightly says  there are five simple areas to work upon to grow your business: sales, products, customers, revenue, and expenses.

  • Sales figures provide an indicator of the health of your business.
  • Product variety is a key component to growing your business.
  • Customers are an integral part of a successful business.
  • Increase your revenue to grow your business.
  • Grow your business, not your expenses

Refer this article by Lily showing you ways to expand your business, Click Here

There are numerous possibilities, 10 of which we’ll outline here. Choosing the proper one (or ones) for your business will depend on the type of business you own, your available resources, and how much money, time and sweat equity you’re willing to invest all over again. If you’re ready to grow, we’re ready to help.

  1. Open another location
  2. Offer your business as a franchise or business opportunity
  3. License your product
  4. Form an alliance
  5. Diversify
  6. Target other markets
  7. Win a government contract
  8. Merge with or acquire another business
  9. Expand globally
  10. Expand to the Internet

Those who have had a good startup succesfull business and are wondering what are the next steps to be taken to grow up business , here is an article that would help you to expand. Read More