Barbara Corcoran, one of the "Sharks" on the popular network TV show, has hired (and fired) hundreds of people throughout her career. She offers up these terrific tips for finding great managers and salespeople.
Here are some other great time-tested ways for identifying talent.
Once you've identified
Giorgia Rossi and Renee Robbie of LookBooker created a mobile app that allows clients to search for salons, spas and barbershops pick one they like best, and book an appointment through their smart phones. The founders met at management consulting firm McKinsey & Company’s Sydney
Truth: The largest population group is now millennials (More than 80 million people in their 20s)
What Should You Do? Think about services, products, and communication strategies that will tap into the size and spending power of this population! Get smarter about ways to manage them
Jeannine Hewitt, Founder of Geri's Garden, Fair Oaks, California
What’s your back story?
We opened in October 2001. I’d been working in a retail as a district manager. I did my research but…(there’s always a but!)
What would you do differently if you were starting all over?
Have you ever imagined yourself starting a company with your mother -- or better yet, your daughter who might have some fresh ideas for a new business? Starting a business with family can have huge advantages – but some challenges as well.
In fact, mothers and
What’s hot in spa services? It’s right in front of your face (literally!)
Eyebrows are hotter than ever. We take them for granted, but Elke Von Freudenberg is a New York City-based celebrity eyebrow specialist who understands that eyebrows can make or break your look. Her
Who has the time for all of this “stuff?” - many business owners exclaim. If you didn’t grow up in the digital era, coming up to speed on social media is even tougher. Here are some quick tips on how to wade into the social
Money. We need it for payroll, for products, for technology, for keeping our places of business running well. When we’re doing well, we can invest in marketing, new products and services, and new talent. When money is tight, we figure out how to find more
Why just satisfy your customers when you can WOW them!
Every interaction with every customer is an opportunity to start the WOWing process.
All too often, when we are busy or stressed in our businesses, our mood spills over to the way we treat our customers.
Question: Who’s happier? The woman who bought a handbag or the woman who went on vacation?
Answer: If someone has to choose between a thing and an activity these days, the latter seems to be winning-out! Not only are “experience” businesses (like resorts, spas, etc.) seeing