So you’ve bid for a contract and you’ve been informed that your company will need to make an appearance in person to present the company and your proposal. This is usually ranked and compared against your competition in the bidding process. This is something you’ll need to do a number of times each year so its good to know how to give an amazing presentation that will blow the socks off your client and win that contract without promising a single thing.
One of the hardest things about running a company is not knowing what my employees are working on throughout the day. Instead of putting competent managers in place I gave those paper-pushing jobs to my buddies from high school so we can party in Tijuana on our ‘business retreats’. This is great, but it means the code monkeys will be writing code aimlessly unless they think someone is managing them.
Vacation time… the 2 weeks your employees will be looking forward to when things are looking down. They’ve been dealing with alot and they can’t wait to take some seemingly well-deserved time off. As an educated executive however, you know that giving employees time off is something you would rather not do. Read more to find out how you can make their time off work for you.
On FailRun.com we are a group of highly experienced, long tenure, and wildly successful VPs and C-something-Os at various companies bringing you the best ways to build your business. Well, that might not be 100% accurate, especially the part about being wildly successful. We are experts in turning a successful profitable company into a mess of mismanagement, misdirection, and mistakes. We are here to share our tried and true stories about doing whatever it takes to save a buck. We’ll tell you how you can turn your loyal and dedicated employees against you in a fit of rage that would [ Read More ]
In this 2-part series I will tell you how you can make your business look like it is out of business. I’ll start off today on the outside and in a later post I’ll give you some tips you can use inside your office. Before we get into the how, lets talk about the why. You want your office to look like this to keep customers at bay – the last thing you want is a customer trying to get into your office to pay a bill or something. It is also a great way to keep creditors like the [ Read More ]