In running your own business you must keep in mind a few things when it comes to communication. Being accessible to your personnel and / or clients is a tricky matter. On one hand you undoubtedly want your own time, time where nobody can reach or contact you with business matters, but on the other hand, it is your business.
In this sense, it being your own business, you cannot really take time off managing certain matters. Now unless you have a reliable person to delegate some things to, you need to ensure you can be contacted at time of need. Continue reading
When thinking of your own personal dealings you have with companies, have you ever wondered why some information is asked from you? Or even more so, how they ensure the data doesn’t fall into third party hands? Obviously apart from the info you’ve consented to being shared.
Matter of fact is that some of it is really needed, i.e. e-mail address to send you the invoices, phone number to contact you in case of need and address to ship goods obviously, but why would they need your birthday or how many kids you have. And some could argue if the contact info is always needed in such detail. Continue reading
I am fairly certain it goes without saying, but as it is, there are a few ideas I would like to toss out there regarding ethics. Running a business, day-to-day activities etc. are bound to make you forget those few simple rules that you really should not forget when it comes to business ethics. Continue reading