Billions are spent each year on perks and incentives to motive employees, but what everyone fails to understand is the best music to everyone’s ears is the sound of their own name.
Simply calling someone by his/her name makes you appear sincere and caring. It shows that you care enough to: 1) remember their name and 2) to use it! That is the reason I always wear my name tag. I have a very difficult time remembering names and when people see my name tag they usually respond by saying, “Hi, Betty. I’m Suzie.” A blessing in disguise for me — now I know her name is Suzie. What did you say your name was?
Here at SCORE, we’re always looking for free resources to help you start and grow your business. Outright is a great tool to start off the year.
Many small businesses don’t need (and can’t afford) expensive accounting software. Small startups generally just want to manage income and expenses, figure out their taxes and track overall progress. Well, this site does it all. The tax calculation feature is especially helpful for businesses that need to file quarterly taxes.
Outright is a great tool for small biz, especially contractors and freelancers.
It provides income and expense bookkeeping, Schedule C and W-9 automation, and support with deductions and taxes. It also allows you to give access to your accountant, clients and contractors. Now, how great is that?
What other free tools have you found to help with your small business? Share them in the comments section.