If you are in charge of a business, you know that it’s not an easy task. It’s not easy to be the boss, and success in business can feel like something daunting. There are, however, a few habits you can develop to help you run your business and to help the business itself succeed. Sure, you might have heard the usual – work hard, be innovative, don’t give up, and so on and so forth. But here are a few other habits that you can develop for business success.
Being the leader of a business can be tough, especially when you’re fairly new to it. There are going to be times that are tough and there are going to be some struggles. You have to work hard and you have to step up your problem-solving game. Your experiences can influence the kind of leader you end up being. But the struggles you face can help you learn and grow as a leader. It can take time for those leadership to develop. Anyways, there are a few things that you should know if you’re just getting started in a leadership role.
One part of being the leader of a business that can be particularly challenging is delegating. However, it’s really beneficial for both your employees and for you. You get help tackling your to-do list and your team members get to learn and practice new skills. It can be hard to loosen your grip on your control – maybe you’re of the mindset that you need to do do everything yourself to ensure that it’s done properly. But with a little practice you can get used to delegating. Here are a few tips.
The trucking world can be complicated, particularly when it comes to violations and what they mean. There are a lot of terms that come up, and that can be frustrating. So, we’ll take the opportunity to explain a bit of how violations work. What’s a severity weight, and how is that determined? Why does it matter? And where can you, as a trucking business, find out more? Here goes.
There are a lot of regulations that truck drivers and motor carriers need to know about. There are these things called the BASICs, and there’s one category in particular called the Controlled Substances/Alcohol BASIC that you might be wondering about. We get that all of these things can be overwhelming and intense, so we’re going to break down the Controlled Substances/Alcohol BASIC. We’ll go over what it is, what can hurt you in that BASIC, and how you can improve. We’ve got some ground to cover, so we’ll get started!
There are a lot of responsibilities that come with being a boss or being a manager. It’s a big deal. You’re the one who supports your team and you’re the one in charge. But you want to be a great boss, right? You want your employees to like working for you so that they will be happy as they fulfill their job responsibilities. Here are a few tips to help you be a great boss.
If you’re preparing to take the CDL test, there are a few things you should know. The CDL test is a big deal because driving a CMV and being a CDL-holder means you’re being held to a high standard. (And therefore the CDL test also holds applicants to high standards.) Serious violations can jeopardize the driver’s maintaining of their CDL. Here’s some helpful information to keep in mind if you’re preparing for the CDL test.
If you are the manager of a business, you’re going to be in a position where you have to give feedback to your employees. It’s important that your team members can both take feedback and give feedback. That can help you work together and get work done. But giving feedback can be awkward for you and scary for the employee; feedback can feel threatening as attention is drawn to a weakness. To help your feedback be as effective as possible, here are a few tips.
If you are the manager or leader of a business, it’s important to have a great team of people to work with. But it’s also essential to provide them with a positive, happy work environment. That means being on the lookout for employee burnout. If your employees get overwhelmed or start feeling burned out, that can lead to lowered productivity and more tension in the workplace. Your employees should feel engaged and energized as they work. Here are a few tips for preventing employee burnout at your business.
If you have a trucking business, you know that the FMCSA and the DOT are important. Those are the major agencies trucking businesses have to contend with. Now, there’s something called the biennial update. You might wonder how that whole process works. We like answering questions and going over trucking matters, so we’ve put together a list of FAQs about the biennial update for trucking businesses.