At the end of every year, most of us busy biz owners begin to look at what we hope to accomplish in the New Year. We set goals and budgets, make plans and promises to do better or more business than we did the year before. We thrive on searching for the areas that need…

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Have you heard about Small Business Saturday? It was first “celebrated” in 2010 as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and ecommerce stores. Read up more about the history here. The point of Small Business Saturday is to encourage people to support their local economy by shopping at…

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team effort

Every leader wants a team of rockstars: people who work hard, work well, and keep pace. But as we all know, people like that don’t exactly grow on trees. You have to weed out a lot of underperformance to find the achievement. Creating a dynamic team starts by making sure the right people are in…

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veterans day, business veterans, overcoming the recession

This Veteran’s Day, we pause to salute those who have fought for our freedom. You have sacrificed so much to protect us, and our country. You have made the life we are so privileged to lead possible and we do not take it for granted. This year, we’d like to take it a step further…

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building together

  Building a strong team is critical in the success of your business. Having the right or wrong people on board is what will make or break you in the end. And we don’t just mean your employees! You should carefully understand who you’re joining forces with as a partner, vendor or contractor, too. We’d…

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business planning

As a business growth and promotions company, strategizing and business planning is a core component to who we are at Propel Businessworks. It’s something we do day in and day out; creating plans has become very second nature to us. We are convinced that determining goals and action steps is the best way to set…

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Copy

  It certainly is no secret that when browsing through both online and print reading material, we have a tendency to dive-in with much interest to some articles, and quickly pass over others.  It is also very clear that as a business owner, we most definitely want any content related to our business promotion to…

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Fall is my favorite time of year for fashion. The clothes are luxurious, rich, and cozy. You can perfect your layering skills and find that signature piece that is uniquely yours. Every season, designers send looks down the runway, and trends emerge across the shows to guide us into what is “on trend.” While some…

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Labor Day has come and gone, school is back in session, and suddenly summer is over. We’re looking at the last few months of 2012, and it’s time to roll up our sleeves and end this year on a high note. Remember your 2012 business plan? Does it seem a little far-fetched to try and…

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I’m sure you’ve seen the bumper stickers and heard the phrase “shop local.” It’s a whole movement centered on a single idea: shop local to support your local economy. There’s a whole list of cause and effect reasons why it’s beneficial to shop this way, but here are some of the most compelling ones: For…

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