We explain the role of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and why it is important in a business and outline best practices in managing your accounting function as well as ideas on appointing a Virtual CFO to ensure strategic oversight of your finances.
Implementing an Effective Onboarding Process In today’s fast-paced and dynamic workforce, new jobs, better opportunities and more intriguing offers are continually on the rise. With steady change and competition, business owners are facing more and more challenges as they look to hire. Often, the business… Read More >>
OBT Receptionist Matiese Jones has had roles in some of the regions most well-known and popular businesses. But when a friend of a friend told her there was a position going at OBT, she was quick to apply!
Embrace the power of customer communication! Since the beginning of time, humans have communicated using primitive drawings, bartering, nonverbal actions and face-to-face conversations. These early forms facilitated the spread of knowledge, ideas and the formation of relationships. As times advanced, communicating took on an entirely… Read More >>
Establish expectations for long-lasting customer relationships In business, the first opportunity to set those expectations is prospecting and early sales conversations. In these early stages, doing the small things can be really impactful. Follow up quickly, arrive to meetings early, provide only useful information and… Read More >>
A business is only as powerful as its team If you want to build a successful business, invest your time, energy and resources in building a strong team. Take it from Zig Ziglar, “You don’t build a business – you build people – and then… Read More >>
8 effective ways to improve team engagement Mastering the concept of team engagement has become a primary focus in the business industry. For many businesses, team engagement is a growing, overwhelming and challenging task around the world. Often confused with team satisfaction or happiness, team… Read More >>
World-famous entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson says you should train your people well enough so they can leave… Then treat them well enough so they don’t want to leave. It’s a very important point. Many small businesses struggle to find good people; in fact businesses of any… Read More >>
Cultural fit is a concept that can be hard to define But everyone knows when it is missing Simply put, cultural fit is the likelihood that a person will be able to effortlessly live your business core values and behaviours. If you assess cultural fit… Read More >>