About Jamillah Warner
Authored 10 articles.
Features, November 05, 2012
Inspiration feels like catching a genie in a bottle — elusive and sometimes unreal. But when you tap into it for yourself, then you find a new kind of motivation. In an inspired state, every impossible question has an answer. You were probably inspired when you started your business. And if you’ve inherited something that you never wanted, then it’s time to discover the parts of the business that set you on fire — so to speak.
Features, October 19, 2012
Things change. The business owner knows that better than any one. Change can alter the impact of your company. And if it’s not the kind of change that you’re looking for, it can kill your bottom line. We change everyday. Our favorite items may not be our favorites any more. When we change our mind, we alter our spending to match our new taste. It’s the same for your clients, they can change their minds and their spending habits.
Features, September 17, 2012
Staff training is an on going part of business. You can’t just toss people in and expect them to swim. That works for a hand full of all-stars, but if you want to increase the success rate and the consistency in how the team does what it does, then effective training is important.
Features, July 20, 2012
Whether it’s 10% of your brain or 10% of your potential or no known percentage at all, most of us live without tapping into everything that we have. And for the independent minded small business owner that usually means there’s a team that could help us pursue a new project or develop a new portion of the business — if we knew how to tap into them.
Features, June 15, 2012
Fighting for mindshare in a crowded market? You’ve been fighting against your local competitors for years, trying to convince customers that your business can better serve them and that you meet their needs better than that other guy. But then the Web and social media came along and now it feels harder than ever. Whether you’re just starting out or you’d like to increase your presence in your market, we talk about seven tips to help your small business stand out on the Web.
Features, April 01, 2012
Your company focus and marketing message should be so clear that it’s driven home in every opportunity you get. There should be a consistency in the message and that’s where your branding pieces come in to play. But before you start printing things, the message has to be core and clear.
Features, January 24, 2012
Things have changed. And judging the landscape that we presently operate on, and have operated on for the last 4-10 years, things will continue to change. That’s the nature of this economy. But the ability to be relevant in a changing economy can work for the savvy business owner.
Features, January 19, 2012
We have more ideas and responsibilities than we have time in a day. Plus, every piece of success seems to come with new challenges. If being overwhelmed is your issue, then start with one thing at a time.
Features, January 10, 2012
Can you promote your business without being pushy? And if so how? With so many people “allergic to the pushy sales person,” understanding the customers needs and having a platform to fill those needs becomes critical.
Features, November 09, 2011
How much of a risk is it to start a small business? What are the things that you feel you have to overcome in order to dive into this arena? It’s the digital age– you can start a business while sitting at the dining room table in one evening before your favorite nighttime reality show comes on. So is small business today truly risky?