Business management is part art and part science with a sprinkle of insanity. As a leader, you need to form the bedrock for your team. You do that by being consistent, reliable and available. These articles on TYB are designed to help you become a better leader everyday by feeding you a constant diet of business wisdom from people that have been there, done that and succeeded.

Dangers SWOT Analysis


The Dangers of SWOT Analysis

Isn’t it wonderful to have certainty, confidence, and clarity about what you’re going to do going forward? In the context of our increasingly disrupted, globalizing, and multicultural world, business leaders greatly appreciate the security and comfort of clear-cut strategic plans for the future. After all, following our in-the-moment intuitions frequently leads to business disasters, and […]
December 20, 2019 148 Reads share

How a Customer Success Team Can Take Your Organization to the Next Level

If you search for “customer success” on Indeed, you’ll find more than half a million jobs. But what is customer success? How does it differ from customer service, customer relations, or customer support? Most importantly, is it vital for businesses? Many credit Salesforce for creating customer success positions and the concept has been deployed widely by software-as-a-service providers. […]
December 18, 2019 57 Reads share

Seven Challenges For Business Owners in Multiple Industries

The life of an entrepreneur can be a stressful one at the best of times. So when you find yourself in the position of owning multiple businesses across various range of industries, it can make for a mighty game of plate spinning.  Spotting a market niche, researching it, and strategically providing a service that fills […]
December 11, 2019 53 Reads share
Interim Manager Business Answer

Could An Interim Manager Be The Answer For Your Business?

Heavyweight employees can make a real difference for businesses undergoing struggles. From staffing issues to ensuring stability in times of change, interim managers will have the skills and expertise that will help companies ride through the stormiest business environments. A lack of management resource and failure to address skill gaps can jeopardize sustainability, growth and […]
November 9, 2019 328 Reads share


Giving Feedback The Right Way

The main reason tech startups fail is building something no one wants. Validation is the practice of ensuring that there’s actually a market need for what you’re doing, but the validation doesn’t describe how the offering will be improved. Feedback is therefore essential to iterating upon your product. We often hear about user feedback and […]
November 8, 2019 337 Reads share
Things You Should Be Looking for In A Cover Letter


What You Should Be Looking for In A Cover Letter

If you are in the 40% of recruiters that want cover letters from candidates, you appreciate the value that the cover letter brings. The cover letter can reveal something you overlooked in a resume. Your business may have missed out on an ideal candidate if you hadn’t reviewed the cover letter. Patty McCord the former […]
October 29, 2019 379 Reads share
Tough Conversations With Your Employees


How to Have Tough Conversations With Your Employees

Every manager dreads it. The thought of it can be nausea-inducing. But, if you don’t do it, then your entire team could be at risk. I’m not talking about getting rid of Vicki’s breakfast kippers from the employee fridge (although that, too, can be disturbing). I’m talking about having a tough conversation with one or […]
October 21, 2019 371 Reads share
Reporting & Analytics

Reporting & Analytics for New Businesses: 101 Guide

Reporting & Analytics Businesses all around the world are growing at a marvelous speed, be it the product-based or service-based. The competition is increasing every day with companies trying to increase their productivity and finances all at a time. But doing so, only a few companies succeed and capture the market. So, what’s different in […]
October 11, 2019 446 Reads share