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5 Ways To Optimize Team Satisfaction In The Workplace

Startup Professionals Musings

With business teams now getting back together in the workplace after primarily working remotely during the pandemic , it’s an ideal time to implement change and make sure your team is feeling a renewed sense of satisfaction, high engagement, and maximum productivity.

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10 Keys To More Satisfaction In Your Business In 2023

Startup Professionals Musings

You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2023, but if not, I suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your chosen business lifestyle. business success happy new venture satisfactionWelcome to another challenging new year ahead!

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5 Keys To Satisfaction When Starting A New Business

Startup Professionals Musings

According to a classic Gallup survey , job satisfaction for employees has reached an all-time low. As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked what it takes to get satisfaction from this lifestyle.

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6 Steps To Personal Satisfaction As Well As Success

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are an entrepreneur contemplating a startup, and you want both success and satisfaction in business, I recommend you complete these steps before you start any business plan: Identify personal gaps. That’s the only way to enjoy both a high level of satisfaction and success in both.

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7 Steps To Greater Satisfaction As A New Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Unfortunately, from my own experience, it’s not that simple, and not doing some preparation first can easily result in stress, lack of satisfaction, and a hard road to success. new business preparation satisfaction young entrepreneur

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7 Ways To Get Satisfaction From Your Next New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

They emphasize, and I agree, that true success and satisfaction is most likely to happen when all your actions and choices are guided by a profound adherence to your deepest personal values, vision, purpose, and goals. balance Brian Tracy new venture satisfaction

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10 Keys To Your New Venture Success And Satisfaction

Startup Professionals Musings

Bill Murphy business success entrepreneur satisfactionAs the economy flourishes after some tough economic times, more and more people seem to be turning to entrepreneurship as an alternative to traditional employment. I applaud this trend, but caution all of you thinking this direction to approach entrepreneurship with your eyes wide open. It is not for everyone, as the entrepreneur’s path is fraught with challenges.

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How To Put Fun And Satisfaction Back Into Your Work

Startup Professionals Musings

Employee engagement is a measure of emotional commitment, leading to work focus, which translates to productivity, satisfaction and happiness. There has to be more to your business today than making money, to get employee engagement and satisfaction. And there is nothing like success to put fun and satisfaction back into your work, and the work of your employees. Sophie Wade entrepreneur future of work satisfaction startup

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5 Key Ingredients of Satisfaction for Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

entrepreneur startup happiness satisfaction businessBuilding a startup is hard work for low pay, it’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know. On the other hand, I know many unhappy individuals who are always partying, have minimal commitments, and little responsibility. I suspect the real parameters of happiness have eluded these people.

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5 Steps To Job Satisfaction – Run Your Own Business

Startup Professionals Musings

According to several reliable reports , job satisfaction for employees is at an all-time low. As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked what it takes to switch and get real satisfaction from this lifestyle. Learn new skills that will make you an expert in that domain, and both satisfaction and wealth will follow. business entrepreneur job satisfaction startup

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Comparably Contrasts Pay Satisfaction Between Women and Men

socalTECH

Santa Monica-based Comparably , the new pay and compensation comparison startup let by startup veteran Jason Nazar, has run the numbers over gender satisfaction at work, and finds that about as many women as men are happy about their pay--except in certain, specific work areas--but sharply differ in their satisfaction with their percentage of equity in the companies they work for.

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10 Keys to Real Entrepreneur Mentoring Satisfaction

Startup Professionals Musings

That’s the ultimate satisfaction. Every entrepreneur can learn from a mentor, no matter how confident or successful they have been to date. Even one of the richest, Bill Gates , still values his friend Warren Buffett as his mentor. Yet these relationships require special efforts on both sides to be productive and satisfying. Mentoring is not as simple as one person giving the other all the right answers.

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5 Keys To Satisfaction From Solving Market Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

The best part of the entrepreneur problem-solving lifestyle is that it can bring satisfaction and happiness to your work. Perhaps sparked by the now forgotten recession, I’m seeing a new era of the entrepreneur, with startups springing up all around. Based on my own mentoring and investing experience, the best entrepreneurs are pragmatic problem solvers.

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You Need Customer Loyalty, Not Just Satisfaction

Startup Professionals Musings

You hear a lot of talk these days about the importance of customer satisfaction, but customer loyalty is the real win. Tags: entrepreneur startup customer loyalty customer satisfaction A satisfied customer is necessary, but not sufficient, to be a loyal customer who will come back repeatedly, refer their friends and family to you, and be faithful even when your price is not the lowest. Not too long ago, everybody thought customer loyalty was dead.

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8 Keys To Personal Self-Fulfillment In Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time mentor to new entrepreneurs and business owners, I have noticed that many no longer associate more fulfillment and satisfaction with more money, power, and success. business career executive fulfillment satisfaction

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6 Ways To Make Customers Remember You As Exceptional

Startup Professionals Musings

It’s not only good for your business, but it will add meaning and joy to your customers, and will also enhance your personal satisfaction and well-being. customer satisfaction memorable customer experience Nicholas J Webb

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6 Motivations Shared By Most Satisfied Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Great entrepreneurs are willing and anxious to tackle these control challenges, and get real satisfaction from their acceptance of the “buck-stops-here” position of a business owner. best entrepreneurs motivations satisfaction

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5 Steps To Get Ahead With The Entrepreneur Lifestyle

Startup Professionals Musings

According to Gallup surveys , job satisfaction for employees is at an all-time low. As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I’m often asked what it takes to switch and get real satisfaction from this lifestyle. disruptor entrepreneur kunal mehta satisfaction

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10 Ways For Entrepreneurs To Assure Happiness In 2020

Startup Professionals Musings

You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2020, but if not, I suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your chosen business lifestyle. entrepreneur happiness at work satisfactionWelcome to another challenging new year ahead!

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7 Reasons Entrepreneur Mentoring Is A Win-Win For All

Startup Professionals Musings

As a long-time mentor and advisor to new business owners, I can attest to both the need for mentoring, and the satisfaction that comes from watching an aspiring but tentative entrepreneur grow into someone capable of changing the world. leadership growth mentoring Patty Alper satisfaction

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10 New Year’s Resolutions To Be A Happy Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2016, but if not, I suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your chosen business lifestyle. The happiest people are the ones who can split their focus between work and family, and get value and satisfaction from both. entrepreneur new year resolutions satisfaction startupWelcome to another challenging new year ahead!

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Entrepreneur Happiness Is An Elusive Achievement

Startup Professionals Musings

business entrepreneur happiness satisfaction self-actualization startup Building a startup is hard work for low pay, it’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know. On the other hand, I know many unhappy individuals who are always partying, have minimal commitments, and little responsibility. I suspect the real parameters of happiness have eluded these people.

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5 Key Ingredients Make A Happy Content Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Brian Tracy entrepreneur happintess satisfactionBuilding a startup is hard work for low pay, it’s risky, and it requires total responsibility to make it work. Yet, many entrepreneurs are the happiest people I know. On the other hand, I know many unhappy individuals who are always partying, have minimal commitments, and little responsibility. I suspect the real parameters of happiness have eluded these people.

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Smart Startups Don’t Try To Satisfy Every Customer

Startup Professionals Musings

Many people will argue that total customer satisfaction is paramount, but I’m a pragmatist who believes that treating everyone the same really means treating all of them poorly. business customer satisfaction favorites startupLet’s face reality -- no one can satisfy all the people all the time. In business, this means an entrepreneur who never says no to any customer is doomed to a hard life and some expensive mistakes.

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Stop managers from gaming the system!

Berkonomics

Customer perspective: Ratings of customer satisfaction, statistics of customer retention, market share and even brand strength. Learning / growth perspective: Measures of employee satisfaction, employee turnover, employee education and skill advancement. Does this really happen?

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Customer Loyalty Can Be a Startup Competitive Edge

Startup Professionals Musings

You hear a lot of talk these days about the importance of customer satisfaction, but customer loyalty is the real win. competitors entrepreneur startup customer loyalty customer satisfaction businessA satisfied customer is necessary, but not sufficient, to be a loyal customer who will come back repeatedly, refer their friends and family to you, and be faithful even when your price is not the lowest. Herein lies an opportunity for startups to beat the big guys.

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Here Comes New Ideas from BPM

Tech Zulu Event

Following are some of the powerful benefits of using business management software to transform business processes in a manner that produces the type of results that will improve a company’s customer satisfaction rating. Business Entrepreneurship Startups ads Benefit BPM software business management business process management Collaboration Content customer satisfaction Environment launching Learning Management sustainability Technology

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September SCribe Is Here

Technology Council

Check out the latest edition of the SCribe Newsletter. Catch up on the latest news, see our upcoming event schedule, or visit the Websites of the sponsors that make this all possible. VentureNet tickets will sell out soon - so don’t wait to secure your seats! www.VentureNet.org Here are quick links to the feature articles in this issue: Term Sheet

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Customer loyalty comes in four special forms.

Berkonomics

Well, how about the satisfaction that – at least for some of our customers – we have achieved that lofty mission we set out to create way back when all this started. Repeat customers, raving fans, angry backlashers, commodity shoppers. Wow, what a range of loyalty these represent.

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Are we managing like JERKS?

Berkonomics

Will the requested outcome advance any of your goals – or just provide an increment of satisfaction? Are we who issue orders to associates or employees ever acting as jerks? We’d never like to think so, or we wouldn’t do it in the first place. Here’s a clue….

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Punchcard | Rewarding Loyal and Providing Incentives

Tech Zulu Event

Android Apps & Software Featured iOS iPhone customer satisfaction idealab incentives Marketing punchcard rewards programsCustomer loyalty, one of those seemingly innocuous facets of both large and small scale businesses that can be easily overlooked, but generally understood as ultra important to how well a business thrives. You’ve taken care of the 1) product, 2) marketing, 3) overall experience (to garner positive reviews), but then what?

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Is ‘servant leadership’ too soft for you?

Berkonomics

More important, a servant leader involves employees in the process of decision–making, focusing upon the performance and satisfaction of employees. First, what is “servant leadership?”. It’s a term rooted in ancient philosophy.

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10 Keys To Winning Your Career And Startup Challenges

Startup Professionals Musings

Here is a summary of my recommendations for picking the right battles in a business environment, and how to fight challenges most effectively for satisfaction and growth: Set personal objectives and make your own decisions.

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How good a leader are you?

Berkonomics

We can invent lots of metrics to measure progress for a leader, including revenue, profit, employee satisfaction, cost containment, percentage of available market, and more. There are many roads to Rio, so they say.

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Punchcard | Rewarding Loyal and Providing Incentives

Tech Zulu Event

Android Apps & Software iPhone customer satisfaction idealab incentives Marketing punchcard rewards programsCustomer loyalty, one of those seemingly innocuous facets of both large and small scale businesses that can be easily overlooked, but generally understood as ultra important to how well a business thrives. You’ve taken care of the 1) product, 2) marketing, 3) overall experience (to garner positive reviews), but then what?

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7 Lessons From A Long-Time Mentor On Value And Impact

Startup Professionals Musings

Image via Flickr by World Economic Forum As a long-time mentor and advisor to new business owners, I can attest to both the need for mentoring, and the satisfaction that comes from watching an aspiring but tentative entrepreneur grow into someone capable of changing the world. Today we need it to improve engagement, confidence, and work satisfaction for all business professionals. lessons mentoring satisfaction value

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Balance Your Focus Between Passion And Perspiration

Startup Professionals Musings

New business models that provide an ongoing revenue stream, or a secondary stream from advertising, raise your margins and can give you some additional satisfaction.

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6 Work Activities Are Required For Business Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Trying to do everything is a sure way to maximize stress, lower job satisfaction, and minimize productivity. Assess your satisfaction and ability for this type of work.

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Your “drop dead” question for a customer survey

Berkonomics

Then there are the long surveys where you could attempt to find more about satisfaction with service, delivery time, quality of product, packaging and more.

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7 Ways To Elevate Your Team Engagement and Happiness

Startup Professionals Musings

Based on my own long experience in business, team satisfaction, engagement, and productivity continues to be a challenge. Playing to your strengths improves your overall engagement and productivity, as well as satisfaction and happiness.

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7 Office Building Amenities Every Property Owner Should Offer Their Tenants

Southern California Edison Blog

Property Owner Checklist to Drive Tenant Satisfaction. Good first impressions are essential for attracting new businesses to your property. Now more than ever, building owners are losing out on potential tenants even before they visit.

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6 Strategies For Removing Drudgery and Dread At Work

Startup Professionals Musings

Employee engagement is a measure of emotional commitment, leading to work focus, which translates to productivity, satisfaction and happiness. There has to be more to your business today than making money, to get employee engagement and satisfaction.

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5 Startup Barriers To Progress Only You Can Overcome

Startup Professionals Musings

A key influencer of satisfaction and motivation, top-ranked by employees, is positive progress and the completion of meaningful work. Negative leader behaviors affect work satisfaction for everyone.