7 Small Business Leadership Tips (Small Business E-commerce Link Digest – July 20, 2012)
Running a small business takes lots of your time and energy. Here are some things I’ve read over the last week or so that inspired me as a leader:
- Starting off, McKinsey offers 3 tips to become more strategic (free registration required) .
- Forbes reminds you not to discount your best business marketing weapon: Your friends.
- Speaking of your friends, Social Media Examiner (one of our 2012 E-commerce and Online Marketing All-Stars) looks at how to influence people using social media.
- Leaders are great at focusing on what’s important. And I’m a big fan of using a “To Don’t” list to keep track of the important stuff.
- Want to be more efficient still? Harvard Business Review looks at how you can use social media to partner with customers and improve service.
- Also, Harvard Business Review has a quick tip about improving your own performance by recommending you conduct an informal 360° review to identify areas of strength and opportunity.
- Reducing the demands on your time can help you lead more effectively. Inc. has an excellent look at 7 easy ways to reduce email overload.
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