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Are You a Mistakes Repeat Offender?

Everyone makes mistakes – we are human after all.  But, are you a repeat offender?  Do you even recognize you’ve made a mistake?  Are you constantly doing damage control? Deep breath – you aren’t alone. Here are some tips and guidelines to help you reduce the number of mistakes you are making, what to do […]

by in Entrepreneur, Operations, Small Business, Tips

The Three P’s – Policy, Process, Procedure

The Three P’s are kind of a big deal here at Red Barn. However, many people don’t quite understand what the difference is between a Policy, a Process, and a Procedure. In fact, many people use the terms interchangeably, and often incorrectly. Regardless of how you use them, it’s important to know that they are […]

by in Culture, Sales, Uncategorized

It might be time to fire your salesperson

No-one likes to talk about firing people. Modern business is all about giving staff opportunities, helping them excel in the right role, and incentivizing your employees to do their best. But, sometimes, despite your strongest efforts, they just aren’t stepping up to the plate. When that happens you need to make a tough decision — […]

by in Fun Stuff, Marketing, Uncategorized

Managing Social Media — Why Can’t It Be A Little.. Easier?

Many businesses see social media as a “necessary evil” — Something you have to do because everyone else is doing it. After all, if you’re not using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest etc., you’re missing out. While that’s true, it gives us a sad face every time we think about businesses seeing social media as a […]

by in Featured, Marketing, Must Read Blogs, Uncategorized

How Your New Marketing Campaign Could Create Business Chaos (And How To Avoid It)

When it comes to marketing, you don’t want to be a victim of your own success. Done well, marketing can create incredible results — Getting your products, and services in front of a new audience, putting your brand front and center, and generating lots of new business. That could be a disaster. Let’s back up […]