Business Articles by Joan Nowak

Entrepreneurial Tips and Insights

Business Articles by Joan NowakMy article library contain business articles I wrote for my monthly eNewsletter and other third-party publications. They cover a variety of topics including planning, products/services, promotion, marketing, sales, team building, systems and procedures, personal development, financials, and profit-building.

These articles are designed with you, the small business owner, in mind. So I try to offer practical ideas and suggestions that you can apply in your business.  Because it’s not what you learn, but what you DO with what you learn that makes a difference.  For a new article each month,  use the blue box to subscribe to my eNewsletter.   Here’s to your success! 

Are You Ready to Lead Your Team in 2019

Be a Great Leader
“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things, but the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” If you believe the words of President Ronald Reagan, every business owner has the ability to be a great leader. You simply need to open doors for others on your more »

4 Ways Your Team Can Impact Profit

As a business owner, you have a lot of valuable assets, including your team. With the right focus, they can impact profit in four big ways.

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Do’s & Don’ts for Setting Goals

Goal Setting Mistakes

What do you need to do to accomplish more each year? Take the time to plan your success. It starts with setting goals. Here’s some common mistakes to avoid.

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How To Get the Right People On the Bus

Getting the Right People for Your Business

Hiring mistakes are costly. They negatively impact productivity and erode your company’s profits. Here are tips to help you hire the right people for your business.

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The #1 Rule To Drive Business Growth

#1 rule drive business growth

Never let a day go by without doing at least one marketing activity. Here’s a few that take less than 15 minutes. Plan and make business growth a priority

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Is Creativity Required for Success?

The term creative thinking is often associated with problem-solving. Is creativity required for success? Or is innovation an alternative? Here’s my take

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Business Innovation & Growth: How to Keep It Alive

Business innovation and growth - how to keep it alive

Business innovation is the key to continuous growth. It’s easier than you think — if you are open to change. Here are a few places to start.

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Email Marketing: 7 Ways to Build Relationships and Get More Customers

Email Marketing to Build Relationships

With the growth of social media, many believe digital and email marketing are less valuable. I disagree. When done well, they complement other strategies.

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How to Delegate Effectively

How to Delegate Effectively

When you learn how to delegate effectively, you’ll be less stressed, make better use of your time and skills, help develop your people and substantially increase the amount of work you and your team produce.

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Get Refocused to Achieve Your Goals

Refocus to Achieve Your Goals

Time for business owners to re-energize and refocus, assess where you are and make the adjustments you need to achieve your goals and finish the year strong.

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