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Starting a Healthcare Business: 4 Things You Need to Know

The healthcare industry is one that’s in need of innovative businesses that can fix broken ways and deliver effective solutions, but it’s also one that comes with its own set of complexities; substance abuse treatment centers are an example. At times, this can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, you took the first step to simplify the process of starting a healthcare business by ending up here. Here, you’ll uncover four of the most important things all healthcare entrepreneurs need to know when breaking ground within this industry.

Insurance is a Bit Trickier

When you go to insure a healthcare startup, you’ll find the insurance regulations can be stricter than in other industries. This could mean that you’ll have to pay extra attention to the way you do business in order to ensure compliance. You should also be prepared to handle the insurance companies of your customers if your line of work involves using their insurance for your service offerings.

Marketing Needs Will Differ

Marketing in the healthcare industry has been a hotly contested topic the past couple years. TD Marketing Solutions explains, “in the past year, there have been new regulations being passed and proposed in various states, and some of them include laws targeting digital marketing practices to new policies from advertisers such as Google and Facebook.” Substance abuse treatment centers are an example, as they’ve been a major focus of the federal government due to unethical marketing practices that were used in the past.

Since you’ll be in an industry that has a direct effect on the health of others, it’s mandatory that you’re careful when it comes to the wording and presentation of promotional materials. Below, you’ll see some of the ways you can ensure the most solid and ethical marketing approach possible:

  • Avoid making any false statements or statements that could be taken negatively.
  • Follow the rules and regulations set by advertising platforms you use.
  • Make sure you diversify your promotions, as this allows for a backup if disaster strikes.

Healthcare Embraces Social Responsibility

Not every business can provide pro bono services to prove that they’re socially responsible. However, contributing to government research and giving back to the community in ways that are feasible will help your company. The healthcare companies that take this extra step to be socially responsible in the eyes of the public are always the ones that get further in the long run. You can look to the successes of other businesses to see how you can improve your business.

Laws and Regulations are Constantly Evolving

This is one industry that’s continuing to refine the laws and regulations that govern it to ensure the most responsible way of doing business must be utilized. Young Upstarts recommends, “HIPPA, the Affordable Healthcare Act, the FDA…these are just some of the many regulatory bodies and reforms that you should consider. Many potential business owners just give up when considering all of these and more, saying it’s all just too much. That doesn’t have to be you.” Stay on top of blogs and news outlets to ensure you know about changes as they happen. By doing this, you’ll ensure that you don’t get surprised or find your company in non-compliance should a government audit of its practices occur.

If you keep an open mind and continuously educate yourself on industry standards, then this can be a prosperous line of business to be in.

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Life Hacks to Save Time: Amazon Fresh

What is one thing very successful and wealthy people recognize the tremendous value of?

What is one thing we can never get back that is more precious than money?

TIME

That’s right. How many times have you heard a phrase similar to:

“Don’t trade time for money, trade money for time,” or “don’t do what someone else can do for you better, and cheaper?”

Companies and people become successful because they know how to bring together the best people to take action on the best ideas. They also know how to maximize the way they spend their time.

What if you could have more time to pursue hobbies and other interests?

What if you could have more time to focus on finding more clients, or closing more deals?

What if you could find more time to spend time with family or friends?

The fact is, the only thing we can really do as people is maximize the time we have.

Here is a fun new, modern life hack that can save you time.

Amazon Fresh – and you can try it now for free.

Now some of us like grocery shopping, and it is a ritual that has been going on for centuries. But Amazon is changing that.

If you do not enjoy grocery shopping and prefer to watch your favorite show, spend extra time with your kids at home, study, or focus your creative mind, you can now have Amazon deliver fantastic foods right to your door!

And here’s another thing. When we are at the store, sometimes we might find that we see delicious desserts, or find ourselves buying snacks we told ourselves we should avoid.

The packages and aisles are designed so that you pass by those delicious foods you love, that may not be perfect for your health. Now, with Amazon Fresh, you can control your purchases better.

You also won’t have to worry about busy lines or making yourself look pretty before going out into public.

Anyway, Amazon Fresh is just one of those Life Hacks that could save you time and give you extra hours to do what you want to do.

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FOUNDATIONAL ELEMENTS OF PERSONAL SUCCESS

Personal success can come in many forms depending on the person. Some people can live a slower paced life and be completely happy with just an opportunity to go fishing once a week. Other’s may need more to include faster cars, faster phones, bigger television sets, and a lot of money. The truth is, everyone has a different destination, whereupon reaching it, they feel happy, or that they have succeeded in some way. Some journeys are more challenging and ambitious than others, and that is ok.

There is no end-all-be-all book, franchise, idea, or guru that fits every scenario, but after studying countless books and courses, here are some of the fundamentals. The fundamentals are explained in a metaphorical way related to our physical world. There are also book recommendations included that tie together all the fundamentals in a way where anyone reading this can pick a specific area of their life to work on.

  1. The Land

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A metaphor for the foundation of everything we do. Having studied hundreds worth of material, your personal development, beliefs, and mental states are the foundation of what you need to succeed in any endeavor. Without understanding your personal development and what you need to grow, without managing your personal beliefs, and without keeping your mental states right, you will have a very difficult time ever being successful.

The acronyms NLP and NAC stand for Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Neuro-Associate Conditioning. These technologies were developed by Richard Bandler and John Grinder (NLP), and Tony Robbins (NAC), respectively. Those technologies were designed to get to the core of how humans experience the world and ultimately live fulfilling lives. There are many more technologies, and out of the many books I have read, the works of Richard Bandler and Tony Robbins will help you start to develop those core foundations.

You can read all the other materials about great achievement, inventing, making money, creating wealth, finance, marketing or sales, and more, but without the deep insight provided by those two and a few others, you may not reach your fullest potential.

  1. The Sun

A metaphor for the amazing energy that keeps us warm and happy. This section is where your attitude comes in, and PMA stands for Positive Mental Attitude, a term coined by the late W. Clement Stone. This is more than just positive thinking or the power of positivity. Attitude is what will help everything developed on your land to grow and prosper. Having a Positive Mental Attitude will help you keep everything together.

It is debatable that Positive Mental Attitude could be considered the land. However, not everyone manages their personal beliefs or even wants personal development. Some may be “born into success,” or find success in other ways that might not last long such as through crime, but not have a positive mental attitude. To build long-lasting fulfillment, having a Positive Mental Attitude will help to multiply your personal development.

The sun will determine how you approach your day, whether you see everything as an obstacle or a learning experience. It will influence whether you see everything as gloomy or great. It has the power to help you warm those around you or cause others to walk away in shivers. For your attitude to work at its’ fullest potential, you must have your land in order. Fortunately, you have the tools; you just need to learn how to manage them.

Fantastic reading to develop your attitude goes to the pioneer of PMA: W. Clement Stone who partnered with Think and Grow Rich author Napoleon Hill during their lifetime as business associates. All the task-oriented and creative ideas in the world won’t even come into existence if you don’t believe in them. That leads us to…

  1. Rain and Water

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A metaphor for the next foundational element of personal success. The sun, rain, and water go together. They help create life and allow it to thrive. By managing your thoughts and the things you tell yourself on a daily basis, you can transform yourself depending on where you are and where you want to become. Auto-suggestion and thoughts can turn even the most unfortunate into great successes.

But if you start having thoughts and use auto-suggestion without a positive mental attitude or the solid foundations of the land and managing your emotions, they will be ineffective, or possibly even have an ill effect when you come across your first major obstacle.

Rain and Water go together with keeping the land happy, healthy, and thriving, Both are essential, like the sun. When you practice the proper technique for auto-suggestion and start taking time for focused thought, you can accomplish incredible things. Combined with the sun your ideas will grow, and sprout, and eventually turn into actions that you will want to pursue.

When there are no thoughts or lack of the appropriate things to tell yourself, the land will start to wither. And without the sun, if for example there is a Negative Mental Attitude, uncontrolled rain and water can drown or wash away great possibilities. Right now is a great time to mention that it is not necessary to be optimistic and positive every waking moment. The sun Is not around all the time, and that is when there is rest. However, when a Positive Mental Attitude is there, that is when things can prosper.

The suggested reading in this foundational element of auto-suggestion and thought goes to Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. Combined with the material by W. Clement Stone, you now have the proper mindset to approach your goals because they will help you develop…

  1. Seeds

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A metaphor for the ideas you need to succeed. Everyone’s vision of success is very different, and therefore everyone will plant different seeds or come up with different ideas. Some seeds will take the form of relationships, while others will take the form of a master plan to end world hunger. Now, remember, ideas are the potential to become great things. However, if given the proper time, sun, rain, and water from the proper land, ideas begin to form into plans and actions.

It is important to remember that the thought of a seed itself does not do anything. When there is the energy of PMA, Auto-Suggestion, and Focused Thought, only then can seeds start to transform. And the first step is to plant them. The make them real. Thinking of planting a tree will only go so far, but taking the simple action of planting those ideas whether through physically writing them down, sharing them with a trusted advisor, or starting to bring them into reality is the important factor that will differentiate those who find personal success.

The moral of the story is to make sure you physically plant the seeds you want to grow the most. The rain and water will help your seeds start to grow. Focused thought will allow your ideas to become even more creative and create even more solutions (as opposed to problems) – the result of The Sun (PMA).

Seeds will not be as effective if you do not have the right belief in yourself, or if you do not talk to yourself appropriately. You want your seeds or ideas to be great, and remember that out of the massive number of seeds strewn across the land, a much smaller percentage of them grow into something physical, so do not be scared of having ideas you do not care to plant.

If you have a great attitude and you have your foundations, and you want to start creating more and better ideas, check out books and content by either Earl Nightingale or James Altucher. Earl Nightingale is a little more traditional, and goes broader through stories of personal success, while James Altucher’s material can get you straight to getting those ideas planted. He has several free articles you can find online right now about becoming an “idea machine.”

  1. The Tree

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A metaphor for what your seeds must become at some point to find personal success. At some point, those planted ideas must be transformed into physical plans and actions.

Sometimes, your seeds can start to sprout during the day with the right amount of Positive Mental Attitude, Auto-Suggestion, and Thought which results in taking physical actions right away such as taking a walk if you have a body-goal. Some plans and actions take much more time to grow and mature before you can transform them into something of value either for yourself or others.

There is an interesting saying that “nothing happens overnight,” and I do not know who said it, but I think some things do happen overnight. According to personal development technology created by people such as Richard Bandler, John Grinder, and Tony Robbins, many things can happen instantaneously. When those seeds are planted, the plans and actions are already starting to transform into value. I also support the concept that there are things that you can do that will have a great positive effect on you in the very near term.

If you plan to make a lot of money, and take action by either saving one hundred dollars or doing one more thing to make your boss or client happier, you will have had a result. And if you continue growing that tree of plans and actions with proper sun, rain, and water, it will become great and eventually release more seeds to grow more trees of plans and actions.

When a seed becomes a healthy tree that is fueled by the right amount of sun, rain, and water and sits upon a solid foundation of land, when an idea is transformed into proper plans and actions, motivated by a Positive Mental Attitude, focused Thought, and productive Auto-Suggestions, then it can be transformed into value for yourself or others.

Numerous books can help you develop the proper plans and actions, and all the authors and businesspeople mentioned thus far have material that can help you grow that tree. In this article, the tree requires that you begin to specialize deeper even outside of personal development, into what you want your end goal to become.

For example, if you are reading this because you are looking for inspiration to become a music producer, everything thus far will help you get there, but developing your plans and actions based on material about becoming a music producer (watering it with focused thoughts about music producing) will help that tree grow faster.

Specifically, by creating plans or exploring the options for your actions a great industry leader who comes to mind is Brian Tracy. After all the others have been developed, even a little bit further, with a strong belief in yourself, then learning from Brian Tracy of how to deliver value, and get value in return, will come in handy. You might also want to read up on Joe Vitale if you want to understand how you can get value to come to you. Brian Tracy touches on that subject “Law of Attraction” as well. And finally.

VALUE

All of these metaphors are here to help you, dear reader, effectively create value for yourself and others. Value comes in so many shapes and sizes, tangible and intangible. It is not just about a house (as defined in the photo), nor money, nor is it about chopping down a tree to get wood to build a house (for the environmentalists out there).

Ultimately, we all want things we value. We trade for things we value. We give money for things we value. Some even take for granted things others value such as food, shelter, relationships, and more. The “things” and even “ideas” we value and trade for are different for everybody. One person’s throwaway idea is another person’s fortune.

How we go about getting or giving value is determined by those foundational elements of personal success listed above. Whether we trade money for time, time for money, money for happiness, happiness for art, or art for happiness, there will be some factor of those foundational elements that influence us. Understand the fundamentals, and you will start finding the way to your personal success.

Tips for Responding to Personal Injury While Working

Every professional in any field is a human, and as such, everyone will eventually need medical treatment at some point. When you’re working in an environment that is hectic, unpredictable, and maybe even competitive, it may be hard to convince yourself to receive medical treatment, even for injuries sustained at work. These can also be mentally exhausting environments that cause considerable stress. Here are some tips for responding to personal injury while working.

Make Sure You’re Okay

A personal injury at work can really catch you off-guard. While your injury needs to be treated regardless of its severity, you should first make sure you have your bearings. These physical health consultants explain, “it can be difficult to know if you are injured or are just in pain. What exactly happened to cause the problem? Check to see if you can move your injured body part freely or if you have any intense pain.” Even something seemingly small can be indicative of something worse happening. Don’t worry about getting back to work. You can’t be expected to be at your full capacity if you’re injured. You owe it to your workplace, your coworkers, and yourself to take plenty of time to recover.

Get Medical Attention

You shouldn’t hesitate to treat an injury, even if you’re working. This work injury consultant recommends, “if a work injury happens to you you need to: report the accident to your immediate supervisor and explain what happened, get medical attention immediately if it’s serious, or schedule an appointment with a doctor if it’s not as severe, and contact legal aid if you feel it is necessary.” It may be difficult in the moment to find an available doctor or clinic, which is why it’s important to have a primary care physician. If there were witnesses to your injury, they should be rushing to help you right away. Let your colleagues take care of you.

File a Workers’ Comp Claim

An injury at work needs to be followed up with a workers’ compensation claim. This should be done as soon as possible. Be sure to include all the necessary information, such as the date and time of the injury. It should be clear that you’re not at fault for your injury. You should hopefully be able to make a swift recovery and get back to work in a timely fashion.  

Sue for Injury

If your injury came from the fault of your place of work, or the neglect of another, and if there are substantial needs to do so, you can file a lawsuit against them or any other liable party. Look for a personal injury attorney who can help you fight your case. This legal information resource recommends to look for witnesses who can testify on your behalf. This can be a stressful time, but you need to make sure that anyone who causes you harm is held accountable. Sometimes this isn’t even about holding people accountable. Medical bills can quickly stop people’s dreams in their tracks. So this is making sure you aren’t going to be forever hindered by this incident.

You should be proud of yourself for your independence and your ability to provide for yourself and your family or loved ones, but you shouldn’t be so proud that you can’t ask for help when you need it. As a professional, you can’t expect to do your job effectively and be successful if you don’t take care of yourself. When a personal injury happens at work, you need to take action swiftly.

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4 Ways Serving Others Actually Serves You

As a professional, you may often wonder how you can make yourself more marketable to potential employers and others in your community. Your single greatest asset is your character — so what can you do to improve its value?

Giving your time to others in an effort to make a real difference is one of the best ways to serve your community while also building valuable skills and showcasing your character. Here are four ways that show how serving others can also help you serve yourself.

Give Back to Others

The most obvious benefit of serving others is the good that comes as a result of your time and work. Donating to serve the youth of your community will inevitably help many children placed in differing circumstances. As some of the most vulnerable people in society, disadvantaged youth can greatly benefit from positive role models and volunteers eager to make a difference in their lives. The involvement in the youth of your community demonstrates that you care about your customers and their backgrounds.

Read More: Big Brothers Big Sisters | Empowering Your Community

Demonstrate Positive Character Traits

By personally volunteering your time, you demonstrate to others that you are kind and compassionate. Working in your community is an ideal way to show others that you are invested in the people around you.

Volunteering will also expose you to a wide variety of people, helping you to meet others in your community that might be outside of your usual sphere of influence. Building a network in your community has the potential of paying big dividends in the future.

Relevant: MissionSelf | 10 Most Important and Desirable Character Traits

Bring About Intrinsic Happiness

Serving others has been shown to bring about an intrinsic happiness not replicated by other activities. By giving back, you naturally give your life a purpose and higher meaning. This knowledge translates to an inner peace and happiness.

Build Leadership Skills

By serving others in your community, you will organically build valuable leadership skills. Because volunteering activities often require you to step outside your normal comfort zone and skill set, you will naturally have to step up to new challenges.

Good leadership skills are a vital need in any industry. Cultivating these skills now will make you more marketable to potential employers as you forge ahead on your career path.

More Info: Tony Robbins | 7 Ways to Improve Leadership Skills

By serving others, you will not only help those around you, but you will also give back to yourself. The benefits of volunteering are so vast and varied that it is shortsighted to not consider using your time in such a positive way.

More than smiling

I have this amazing opportunity right now to share with you something I think will positively affect your life.

For me, personal development started many years ago when I got into sales. I wanted to know how I could be more effective, impress managers, and make better connections with clients. Some of the things I did was “smile” every time I walked into the office, as silly as that sounds. While I believe doing something like that can have a positive effect, it wasn’t until more recently, that I learned how to let that affect you deeper by understanding why it works.

It was about a year ago when I dove in deeper. Coming from a science background, I spent too much of my time “overanalyzing” ideas and philosophies, because science is backed with facts and figures.

Then I decided to try something different. I dove in and became more involved with the science of personal development and achievement by studying philosophies of the greats like Napoleon Hill, W. Clement Stone, Earl Nightingale, Brian Tracy, Kain Ramsay, Tony Robbins, and more…

I thought to myself, “what if instead of overanalyzing everything and questioning every idea, I put more of the teachings into action? Even if it is something I have “heard before?”

Sure, some of it is repetitive, and sure, they often have other products they want you to purchase. But more often you find gems of information, wisdom, or actionable advice that you can apply to your life right away. And sometimes we can forget, and a reminder when we get stuck is valuable.

One of the most powerful changes for me came from listening to Tony Robbins material. I have come to understand the greatest obstacles are not always external. Many times they are internal, because why else would an extremely wealthy and successful person with great friends and family be less happy than someone who is struggling to achieve something comparable in life?

Tony Robbins has developed technologies that can help you in important areas of your life from relationships to education to business and even health. Even if you know exactly what goals you want to achieve, or if you are still trying to find answers to a few “how’s” there is a product that I know can help guide you in a positive direction. And this is not about getting rich overnight or how you can build a successful business overnight. It is about helping you discover and take those massive actions that will help you become successful.

All it takes to get started is to click the link below and visit the Tony Robbins online store. You can read great tips on the blog, define which area of your life you are working on to learn which programs will work best for you, or you can even take a free assessment that helps you decide what you want to work on most if you are uncertain.

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Tools for Great Salesmanship (It might be what you think)

If you are in sales, I am sure you have studied the greatest salespeople from Jeb Blount, to Brian Tracy, to Zig Ziglar, to W. Clement Stone, to Frank Bettger and many more. Their works will stand the test of time in the world of selling, but what really separates the best salespeople?

Is it the knowledge of closing questions and objection handling, or simply getting over their fear of prospecting? You and I both know it is more than those factors because there is a certain attitude, mindset, and level of desire for achievement that many salespeople have that helps them become the best. It is deeper than just walking into the office with a smile.

And Tony Robbins can help unlock the fullest potential in salespeople because he has developed the tools to motivate, eliminate limiting beliefs, and build the tremendous passion in people necessary to succeed in the tough business of selling.

If you visit the link below, there are some great limited time holiday specials which include free gifts, and huge discounts from 20%-40% off. Visiting the website is valuable because it also has free personal assessments to help you grow.

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Set a New You Resolution, not just a New Year Resolution

As we move into the new year, I want to share with you something that may positively change your life, because they have positively changed mine.

You see, most people are going to set goals and resolutions, yet most will stop progress before the first two months. This could be from a variety of reason from setting the wrong goals to lack of motivation to a series of limiting beliefs. And failing a goal can lead to greater pains reducing confidence.

I am not saying this description is of you, because I know you are different. You want to aim higher.

What if you could confidently create bigger goals for yourself? Ones you dreamed of that provide you with the opportunity to live life to your fullest potential? And what if someone gave you the tools to help achieve those goals? What would that be worth to you?

You don’t need to wait for the new year. You can get started today and stay ahead of the game. Visit this link to see the holiday specials in the Tony Robbins store ranging from 20%-40% off, free gifts, and more.

Tony Robbins life work has been to help people experience life to the fullest, and I know if you explore some of his products, you will find your how, why, and what. I know because I studied his books, technologies, and more. All it takes is a click to get started, and the website even provides great free content on the blog to get you started. Whether you want to achieve more in leadership, sales, relationships, financial, and even lifestyle, there is something that will be useful to you.

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4 Careers That Today’s Job Market Desperately Needs

In today’s competitive job market, it can often be difficult to find a career that is a good fit for your talents and interests, and that also meets your salary requirements. If you are looking at launching a new career, it is important to know what jobs are in most demand. Here are four desperately needed careers in today’s market:

Accounting

Despite the automation now present in many industries, there is always a need for good accountants. Accounting professionals are at the top of the organizational chart in many companies, making this an excellent field to pursue for those wanting to strive for upper management positions.  The field of accounting comprises a vast number of specialties including financial analyst, auditor, controller, and bookkeeper. Because of the different skills needed for each of these subsets, it is vital to ensure that you have the necessary qualifications.

Cybersecurity

In today’s increasingly wired world, the demand for cybersecurity experts has continued to grow exponentially. The threat of viral attacks and compromises in computer networking have made the field of cyber-security one of the most in-demand industries in the world. Because of the increasing demand, more schools are adding these specialized degree programs to their offerings of IT studies. Careers that rely on a strong background in cyber-security include security consultants, cryptographers, security analysts, and more.

Communications

With many companies moving their business to the internet, the need for a strong communications department goes with it. Whether it’s creating a marketing campaign that speaks to a specific audience, or a content writer delivering information to the public, someone with a strong communications background is highly being sought by companies. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects job growth in communication careers, especially for media professionals who can create, edit, and transmit content on a variety of platforms. The greatest growth is for public relations specialists, where 22,900 jobs are expected to be added from 2016 to 2026.

Healthcare

Like education, the need for quality healthcare professionals will never diminish. Not all jobs in this industry require a doctorate degree. Nursing assistants, medical secretaries, pharmacy technicians, and radiation technologists are just a few of the career opportunities available to those wanting to pursue a path in healthcare. With robust growth, jobs in the healthcare industry continue to skyrocket thanks in large part to a host of emerging technologies opening doors for new specializations. In addition, new forms financial aid and physician insurance make the career choice of healthcare more feasible than ever.

With research and careful planning, you can ensure that you are choosing a career path that will provide enjoyment and job security for the remainder of your working years.

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7 Savvy Ways to Save Money for Your Business

As a small business, saving money is a top priority. You don’t have as much wiggle room as larger businesses may have, and you need to allocate each penny wisely. In order to save money for your business, it will benefit you to focus on employee retention, manage printing costs, get office supplies, minimize food costs, get less office space and also hire contract workers. These things will help enable any business to keep their costs to a minimum and conserve their funds for expansion and improving your product.

Employee Retention

One of the best ways to save money for a business is to focus on employee retention. Since each employee costs a considerable amount of money, it is essential to keep them with the company on a long-term basis. In order to do this, it will help to provide incentives such as bonuses as well as good working conditions. You will also want to pay each employee a fair market value salary so that they are getting the compensation that they seek. As a business, it will also help to offer them generous benefits as well as health insurance, dental insurance, a 401K plan and even vacation time.

Office Supplies

Another way to save money for your business is to be smart about the office supplies you use on a daily basis. One of the best ways to get inexpensive office supplies is to get them in bulk. By getting these items in bulk, they will last longer and give your business more time to use them. A company will also want to consider going to retailers that sell office supplies at discount prices and also take advantage of occasional sales. By taking advantage of these options, your costs of office supplies will be much less.

Printing

Along similar lines as general office supplies, printing documents and marketing materials can be quite costly, so monitor your office’s printing habits. In order to do this, you will want to conserve both toner ink and paper. Can you print double-sided documents? Can you print in “draft” mode rather than full-quality? Print out documents and promotional materials that you need, but consider switching to digital documents wherever possible. You will also want to look into discounts on printer ink and a more efficient “smart” printer.

Food

For a business that is looking to save money, food is another thing that they will want to address. Free snacks and beverages is a big selling point for potential employees in the current job market. Of course, humans like to snack when food is available, and buying all those snacks can get expensive fast. One of the ways to save money on food is to buy it in bulk at places like warehouse clubs. Also take care to buy items with a long shelf life to prevent it from spoiling early. When you need to cater lunch, buy family-style or event-sized platters rather than having employees order individually off the menu.

Office Space

One of the best ways to save money as a small business is not to pay for office space that you don’t use or need. Rent is expensive, so anything you can do to minimize this monthly expenditure will add up fast. Definitely consider the different kinds of rooms that you actually need for the size of your business; there’s a difference between meeting rooms and conference rooms, for instance. If you need to expand, consider outsourcing rather than hiring more employees. If you’ve had to downsize, move into a smaller office. If you have an extra conference room, consider renting it out.

Contract

Whenever a business is looking to save money, contracts are another thing to consider. With a contract, a business can have a legal promise of getting paid for service rendered as well as agreeing to work with a particular vendor. This will help with ensuring a commitment between multiple parties and ensure that payments are made on time. As well as contracts, hiring contract workers can also save money for a business. These individuals will not require a company to pay payroll taxes as well as benefits. As a result, a business will have more money available to use for other things.

Accounts Receivable

Use a form of mobile payment systems and invoicing services in order to save on overhead for chasing down the money owed to your company. Most people are constantly immersed in their phones these days and if the reminder to pay you isn’t on their phone, it rarely gets done on time. With mobile financial services, you can text your customer reminders and directly send them secure bills with their reminders. It takes 90 seconds, on average, for a person to respond to a text message which means, it becomes easier for them to pay their bill to you. This reduces the time needed to constantly call and follow up on unpaid invoices and increases the likelihood that your customer or client will pay sooner if all they have to do is click on your text message instead of going to a whole new location to make the payment.

Saving money wherever possible is smart practice in business finance as well as personal finance. There are many ways to slim down your company expenditures on regular costs such as food, office supplies, and office space. By strategically cutting costs in critical areas, any business will be in the position to make more profit without making noticeable sacrifices.

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