About Larry Alton

Authored 7 articles.


  • 4 Ways to Master Risk in Your Small Business Without Breaking a Sweat

    Features, June 08, 2018

    Risk is something that few people enjoy. Sure, there are always daredevils who push things too far, but the majority of people are relatively cautious. And while there’s something to be said for protecting yourself, successful entrepreneurs don’t shy away from risk altogether.

  • Apply These 5 Techniques to Help Employees Return to Work After a Medical Absence

    Features, December 07, 2017

    When a worker gets hurt or sick and misses a substantial amount of time, it can be hard for you as a business owner to know what to do. The situation can become even more challenging when it’s time for the employee to return to work after a medical absence. If you don’t have a plan for dealing with people’s return as well as their absence, this could become a major distraction.

  • Best 6 Tips for Turning Customers Into Salespeople

    Features, July 06, 2017

    Your customers are some of your greatest assets. Not only do they directly drive revenue in terms of repeat purchases, but they can also indirectly drive revenue in the form of selling your brand to other people. Do you know what it looks like to turn your customers into an extension of your sales team?

  • How to Strengthen Customer Relationships When Time is at a Premium

    Features, May 12, 2017

    As a small business owner, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day operations of your business. And while the things that go on behind the scenes certainly matter, you can’t focus on them at the expense of your relationships with customers.

  • How to Protect Your Small Business as Cybersecurity Threats Rise

    Features, July 27, 2016

    As more businesses move online, criminals are following them. If you’re still using yesterday’s cyber security strategies, you’re vulnerable to malicious attacks that could permanently damage your business. It’s time to wake up and invest in learning about cyber security strategies.

  • Taking Care of Your Business Means Taking Care of Yourself

    Features, April 11, 2016

    Growing up, everyone is told there’s no room for selfishness in corporate America. If you want to be successful, then you have to be a team player. Unfortunately, over the years, many of us have confused the notion of being a “team player” with the idea that you can’t do anything for yourself. This often manifests itself in unhealthy habits that aren’t healthy or productive. As a busy entrepreneur who’s grown accustomed to selflessly serving everyone’s needs but your own, here are a handful of things you to start focusing on.

  • 7 Things Successful People Do Before Every Presentation

    Features, November 02, 2015

    Presentations are your chance to make an impression. Whether you’re standing before 100 important company leaders or just a handful of people you know, the content and delivery of your presentation has the power to make or break you.