Five Smart Metrics For Employee Incentive Programs by Rajiv Mahajan

employee incentive programs

So, in the spirit of balance, we’re moving today from “correction” to rewards. Last week I wrote about kindly correcting staff when they’re not meeting the targets we’ve set for them, and doing it in a way that doesn’t crush their future performance or spirit. But rewarding our high-performers can be an equally tricky scenario. I’ve seen teams and businesses … Read More

Rajiv MahajanFive Smart Metrics For Employee Incentive Programs by Rajiv Mahajan

Four Tips To Improve Your Email Productivity by Rajiv Mahajan

Email Productivity

What I’m writing about today, here in the thick of our busiest season of the year, is something I’m continually working on. I don’t do it perfectly by any means, but I’ve definitely seen improvement and hope to continue doing so. I’m talking about managing the email beast. And there is a great deal of awesome info out there about … Read More

Rajiv MahajanFour Tips To Improve Your Email Productivity by Rajiv Mahajan

Understanding The Marketing ROI For Your Baltimore, Howard, PG or Montgomery Area Business

Marketing ROI

Tax season is heavily upon us, and my team and I are beginning to feel the crunch with client questions, phone calls coming in from people looking to switch accountants, etc. We’re focused. (Which, by the way, means we are also doing everything possible to keep our minds clear from the barrage of 24-7 media stirring up conflict and frustration … Read More

Rajiv MahajanUnderstanding The Marketing ROI For Your Baltimore, Howard, PG or Montgomery Area Business

Four Effective Management Tips For Correcting Employees by Rajiv Mahajan

Effective Management

We’re thick into our busiest season of the year. But I had to tell you this story. Two accountants are in a bank when armed robbers burst in. While several of the robbers take the money from the tellers, others line the customers up against a wall and proceed to take their wallets, watches and other valuables. In the midst … Read More

Rajiv MahajanFour Effective Management Tips For Correcting Employees by Rajiv Mahajan

Rajiv Mahajan’s Tips For A Better Company Culture

Company Culture

Last week I wrote about getting the people around you more motivated so that your Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery Counties business can run like the well-oiled machine you’ve always intended for it to be. There are some I correspond with, specifically solo entrepreneurs and sole proprietors, that aren’t sure how this might apply to them. But even solo business … Read More

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Tax Strategy For Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery County Businesses At The End Of The Year

Tax Strategy

I hope you’re recovering from all that rest over the weekend! For your (very) quick consideration this week, I’ve put together a short (but sweet) list of simple last-minute tax moves for your business in 2016. But, if your situation doesn’t seem simple… ———————- 3 Last-Minute Tax-Planning Spots Cleared We’ve effectively cleared three appointment spots for this week, if you’d … Read More

Rajiv MahajanTax Strategy For Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery County Businesses At The End Of The Year

Producing Results And How To Harvest Profit In Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery Counties

Producing results

The big news for business owners came during the Thanksgiving and holiday noise: a federal judge blocked implementation of the new overtime rules. They had been scheduled to take effect on 12/1 of this year, but right now they’re in limbo. It remains to be seen whether this will be a permanent stoppage to the rule, so whatever plans you … Read More

Rajiv MahajanProducing Results And How To Harvest Profit In Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery Counties

Rajiv Mahajan’s Thoughts On Fear & Being Thankful

thankful

Smack in the middle of horrendous civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of Thanksgiving which should take place every year. His entire Thanksgiving proclamation (written by his Secretary of State, William Seward) is worth taking in, or even reading aloud, but the opening is particularly powerful: “The year that is drawing toward … Read More

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A Smart Process for the Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery Counties Business Owner To Follow Before Launching a Business or Idea

Somewhere, probably right now, there is a reporter writing a story about how the Trump/Clinton campaign failed. Perhaps it’s a campaign operative who is preparing to cash in with a book deal … but somewhere, it’s being written. Frankly, I think all of us simple small business owners here in the real world of Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery Counties … Read More

Rajiv MahajanA Smart Process for the Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery Counties Business Owner To Follow Before Launching a Business or Idea

Keep It Simple Stupid: Three Areas Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery Counties Business Owners Should Simplify

What I’m writing to you about today is much easier said than done.   Like me, you probably have to be the one in your firm to keep eyes focused in on what you do BEST.   In fact, I was thinking about this very much over the weekend, as we continued to serve our growing ranks of clients. Final … Read More

Rajiv MahajanKeep It Simple Stupid: Three Areas Baltimore, Howard, PG and Montgomery Counties Business Owners Should Simplify