| Stuck In A Rut? Here’s How To Spice Up Your Business

Posted in Small Business at 9:00 AM by Loftis Consulting

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Let’s face it, life in business can get pretty boring. Even if you love your job, and you’re really good at it, sometimes you can feel as if it’s Groundhog Day all over again. But that doesn’t mean you have to keep on keeping’ on. Whether you want to give your business a bit of a boost, have a bit of fun, or just inject a slice of spice into your operations, here are a few ways that you can shake yourself out of that business rut yet still stay professional.

 

Redecorate

The same old building can get boring after a while, can’t it? If you feel like there’s no life left in your office, why not change it? Whether you choose to completely redecorate or even move offices, a change of atmosphere can often do you and your employees a world of good. You could even make it a team effort – have fun painting together, or choosing the decor, or even vote for the new office location. When you’ve found somewhere more your style, you’ll feel a bit more inspired.

 

Do a PR Stunt

If you feel as if your business has been running in the same way for a while, with the same marketing efforts and the same customers, maybe you need a bit more excitement? Sometimes, that’s exactly what a cool PR stunt can bring to the table. Not everyone loves the idea of publicity, but it can often be just the tool to save you. To find out exactly how you can do that, take a look at this link to read more: http://theprauthority.com/all-publicity-is-good-publicity-if-you-make-it-good/.

 

Set Challenges

To make sure that you’re keeping the office environment fun and exciting, why not think about setting challenges for your staff every once and awhile? And no, we’re not talking spicing up their usual targets here. This is something bigger and better. First of all, you might want to think about doing something like a bake-off where everyone can bake something each week, or all at one go. Not only do your staff get to do something fun, but you all get to eat cake too!

 

Plan a Team Building Day

Then there’s always the option to try team building. It’s not everyone’s favorite thing, but it can be a lot of fun when it comes down to it. Whether you decide to go go-karting, learn survival skills Bear Grylls style, or even try your hand at a bit of good old fashioned community service, not only will you feel like your team is growing closer together, it’s nice to be able to give something back to them too. These ideas sound super fun: https://www.wrike.com/blog/ultimate-guide-team-building-activities/.

 

Treat Your Network

And then there’s always your network to think about. Why not host an event to say thank you to the likes of your suppliers, investors, business friends and all stakeholders in general? If you’ve been wondering what you can do that really wow’s hosting an inaugural charity ball, or a gala benefit could be something for you to get your teeth into, and that gives back.

 

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