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8 Ways to Make Your Business Proposal Stand Out

Make edits as necessary and put your ego aside.

 

When it comes to winning new customers, the proposal you put in front of potential clients is key. If you’re using the same template for each business proposal that you send out, you’re missing the opportunity to customize each one for maximum engagement and impact.

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5 Ways to Sell More by Earning Customer Loyalty

Reinforce your marketing messages.

 

Whether it's the holiday season or any other time of year, the purpose of giving gifts to clients, business partners or customers is always the same. In short, gifts serve as both a thank-you (showing recipients that you truly appreciate and value them) and a brand-building tool. But with the sheer volume of gifts and promotional items that people receive from businesses increasing every year, how do you cut through the tchotchke clutter and choose a memorable gift that gets you noticed and reinforces your relationship?

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6 Ways to Break Bad News to Your Team

We asked six leaders: How did you handle sharing the hardest news of your career?

 

Being the bearer of bad news is never fun. But there comes a time in everyone's lives, when they've got to step up to the plate. This is especially true in business. When you're in a leadership position at a company, knowing how to deliver bad news is a crucial skill. To help you out, we asked six leaders for their advice on delivering bad news to teams.

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17 New Year’s Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

These Are All Worthwhile Resolutions and Personal Goals.

 

I recently received a card wishing me a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year.

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What is Financial Modeling and Why Should Your Small Business Use It?

Financial Modeling in Action

 

Planning for the future of your small business is an important part of success. Financial modeling takes different shapes, but basically, it’s about plugging different numbers and scenarios into a formula very often on an excel sheet and seeing the effect they have.

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The 4 Most Important Things You Can Do for Your Brain Over the Holidays

Treat Yourself, But Don't Forget to Treat Your Brain, Too.

 

While the songs say that that the holidays are the "happ-happiest season of all," your brain may disagree. According to neuroscientists, the holiday season comes with unseen stress (balancing family, friends, and work; meeting end-of-the-year deadlines; sleeping less than usual) that compromises our brain's ability to process as it normally does. Worse, this causes a downward spiral through the rest of the body, throwing hormones off balance and suppressing the immune system. However, there are steps you can take to turn the season into a happy one for your brain, too. Here some of the best four, science-backed things you can do for your brain during this time.

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