Publishing the Lifestyle Business Weekly email has been so much fun over the past two months. Things like getting paid on time from parents, writing solid policies & contracts, marketing your business to new potential clients, obtaining the right insurance policy, understanding record-keeping and how it affects your taxes, and overall, just getting started in a manner that will optimize success.
A company’s weekly gross profit can help business owners and investors determine a company’s profitability. On Friday afternoon I take time to complete my 5:15 and acknowledge how much I accomplished during the past week. Small business owners can use these employee productivity reports to determine the specific periods of time that they were unproductive, and then see what they were actually doing at that time.
Whether you are facilitating a committee, an office full of people, or focusing on your own individual business, the 5:15 report will help you and the people you are working with to stay on target, shorten meeting times and allow space for everyone to acknowledge what they accomplished, what worked and what they would like to change.
I’ve been covering the business world for more than 20 years, with stints at Bloomberg News, Wired and the San Francisco Chronicle before returning to my SoCal roots as a business columnist at the L.A. Times and KTLA-TV. There’s an empty field in the top right corner for adding the date so that you can keep your weekly list organized.
Depending on your business cycle you should have daily, weekly, or monthly report. Weekly Meeting of the Minds. To help you get started more successfully, here are seven of the biggest, costliest mistakes women make when starting their own home-based child care business, and how to avoid them.