Sanity Savings Bank

Yes, you can run a business and have fun.  There is a dirty little word we must follow – PLAN.  If you want personal time, you must plan for it.  With July almost in the record books and fall on

Posted in Business Culture, Personal Improvement, Planning for Business

Ting – A Different Kind of Cell Phone Service

This week marks the first week I have not been under a cell phone contract since 2000 and it feels great to have my freedom! In general, I’ve been rather happy with my cell phone service provider and have had

Posted in Business Improvement, Financial

What is the Job of an Entrepreneur?

At Changing Lanes we often talk about the difference between creating a business or a job for yourself.  We also discuss building an asset that you can sell or capitalize on in the future. Being a capitalist often means starting

Posted in Benchmarking, Business Culture, Business Improvement

Drive Your Goals

Mid Year Alert!  Vacations are Happening!  Where are your goals? Since vacation often means taking a trip, let’s take our goals on a trip!  This may sound silly, but what we think about does have priority over what we ignore. 

Posted in Business Improvement, Goals

Clean Up Your Inbox – Email Filters

For how tech savvy I am, I have never really messed with email filters. I like seeing all my emails, even the ones that come from stores. I know I shouldn’t check my email every time I see my new

Posted in Business Improvement, Personal Improvement

Hiring Good Leaders

Hiring can be difficult but knowing what you want in your management can make or break the way your company is perceived by the public. A bad leader can create a negative atmosphere that will spread itself throughput your company

Posted in Business Management, Employee Management

What’s in Your Wallet?

Summer is here and the season of travel is upon us.  What’s in your Wallet? is a good ad for a credit card, but it is even a better reminder of what is really in your wallet.  Before you take

Posted in Financial, Personal Improvement, Planning for Business

Employee Termination

Last week I talked about Who Has The Keys To Your Business? which got me thinking about what else to do when an employee leaves or is terminated. So I made a list! Have the employee do exit paperwork. This

Posted in Business Management, Employee Management

Automatic Withdrawals

Automatic withdrawals are great, no more forgetting to mail out a check or call the creditor with your credit card numbers. The drawback, however, is forgetting about how many of those convenient withdrawals you have and how much they are

Posted in Financial

Who Has The Keys To Your Business?

As I write this I am sitting here staring at a set of keys I found while cleaning out my desk. The keys don’t belong to me. They belong to a business I use to work for a very long

Posted in Business Management
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