Category: Business Planning

Using SMART Goals

With the changing of the seasons, this may be a good time to take at look at your goals and how you can run your business more effectively. Of course, I have several references today that emphasis this point.  But…

Do You Use These Excuses

With kids heading back to school, we should have plenty of time to work on our businesses — right?!  Well, that is the general idea, but how many of us find excuses to do other things before getting to work…

Planning a Success Business

Running a success business is not a hit or miss endeavor.  It takes planning, focus and persistence. Early in the year, I often reflect on my plans, how business transpired the previous year, and what I want to do differently…

Defining Selling Seasons

The gift industry is segmented into two primary buying seasons: The winter/spring buying season (for purchase of summertime and travel industry inventory) The summer/fall buying season (for purchase of holiday inventory) As a result, you will see lots of activity…