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Small Business Trends

TAB’s Business Pulse Surveys Identify Small Business Trends

The modern business environment changes quickly, and as a business owner you need to be able to stay on top of shifting small business trends. That is why we conduct our Business Pulse Survey every quarter to identify and report key trends.

This information is critical to you because it allows you to benchmark your business metrics against the emerging small business trends. The Business Pulse Surveys will also help you see new opportunities that may be emerging, allowing you to drive innovation, growth and overall business success.

Place your finger on the pulse of today’s emerging small business trends. Click on any of the icons below to see the complete reports of our recent surveys.

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Tips from the Top®

Tips from the Top®: Small Business Tips From Business Owners For Business Owners

Articles

What If

When you are conducting Risk Management or Planning, challenge your team and yourself to look ahead at the potential outcomes. Ask yourselves...

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How to Talk with Clients

A big recent take away from my board is how to talk to my clients...

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Quick Tips

Don’t Be a Slave to Your Numbers!

Don’t be a slave to your numbers, use them to see where opportunities lie.

By : TAB Winnipeg Board 210

Success with Suppliers

Come up with both vetting questions for prospective providers as well as a way to measure their success. This will help ensure that you get good value and establish strong relationships.

By : TAB Denver West Board 451

Assistants Can Be Helpful

If customers insist on speaking with you (the owner) all the time, you should consider hiring an assistant who can be helpful with the customers, but also act as the gate keeper.

By : TAB Winnipeg Board 210

Find the Right Tools

If you have a tool or system that doesn't work, get rid of it and find one that does.

By : Meagan Fearing, Insurance Marketing Enterprises, I

Staying on After the Sale

When selling your business if you’re staying around during the transition, consider negotiating an employment contract that provides the specific terms and benefits you want versus converting to an At Will employee. Ensure that there are clear exit terms in case things change and you need to exit sooner than planned.

By : TAB Focused Directions