Tips from the Top - March 2018


Most Important Thing to Do for Your Google Search Results

Visit Google and type your business name, street address and city into the search bar.

What should pop up on the upper right of the results is a Google Knowledge Panel of your business. You should see your correct business name, phone number, and a button that leads to your website…

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Business Owner/CEO Roundtable: March 22nd

Looking to propel your business forward?  Then experience the benefits of The Alternative Board (TAB) by attending a Business Owner/CEO Roundtable meeting with TAB members and other Long Island business owners. As a group we'll discuss critical business issues and best practices to build value in any business:

Thursday March 22nd at 8:15-10:30 am » Click to Register
Complimentary Roundtable Breakfast at Brett Harrison Jewelers
68 South Service Road (LIE Exit 48), Suite 100, Melville, NY

There's no-obligation or cost, and complimentary breakfast is provided. To learn more and register online visit »


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Improving Communications With Employees

If improving communications with your employees was on your 2018 list of resolutions, there are many ways to leverage digital technology to achieve this goal. Businesses that still rely on a “suggestion box” in the break room or some similarly out-of-date mechanism should consider adopting current technology to make employees feel more involved and part of the team…

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Quick Tips

Efficiency with (ADD)

Automate, Delegate and Destroy (ADD) is a new way of looking at the tasks in my business. For every task my team and I ask – Can this be automated? Should this be delegated? Should we stop doing this and is there a better way? It keeps us from getting stuck in our "standard" ways of doing things and improves our efficiency.

By : Lynn Tomasek

Incorporate Personal Goals into Your KPIs

I have a new KPI of spending 1 day per week with my spouse. This helps me balance my business and personal lives, and enriches my family and marriage.

By : Paul Rayner

How to Find the Most Qualified Candidate

Group interview: Create a short list of 8 to 10 candidates, bring them all into a group interview, assess their ability to communicate in a group and stressful environment. The "A" players quickly stand out and the bad candidates deselect themselves.

By : TAB Winnipeg Board 401

If You Want Your Bonus...

To build a team atmosphere, require staff to give compliments or recognize fellow employees as a prerequisite to receiving a bonus.

By : William F. Jones, Jr.