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As much as childcare business owners dislike abuse accusations, it’s a subject that we all will deal with some day during our career. Accusations can spring up from staff that are not ethical or committed to your success. I call them bad seeds. They are vengeful and trouble starters. When
One way to supercharge your customer retention and increase your enrollment is to make sure that you are always marketing. A vital part of your marketing process is your follow-up systems. A follow up system is a step-by-step multimedia process that enables you to build relationships with your current and
Providing quality customer service in your childcare program is the foundation for growing and establishing your success. Establishing a strong customer-service policy will ensure you continued success. Consider this: A family enrolling one child in your program will spend approximately $5,000 to $10,000 per year with you.  What can you
[caption id="attachment_661" align="alignleft" width="300"] Learn How To Create Acceptable Daycare Payment Arrangements[/caption] In the business of childcare, we have to be very good managers of our weekly rates. I really consider childcare business owners to be very caring and understanding. But I know that sometimes parents can take our kindness

Creating A Budget

To create a budget for a daycare center, you simply need to list the amounts you will spend monthly to operate the business. Here is a list of items you will need to write down: Rent/Lease or Mortgage Utilities: Lights Water Cable Phone Natural Gas Insurance: Liability/Property Insurance Workers’ Comp
To coach your team towards excellence is totally different from managing your staff. Coaching your staff is encouraging your staff and providing them with opportunities to step up and lead on different levels. Staff empowerment is key to a smooth operation. In the field of childcare there are so many
Supporting your program policies to extend your managerial reach usually consist of creating a checklist to sequence all of the steps that you expect to be completed for each task. Providing checklist in you daycare ensures that all steps are documented as they are implemented. When applied throughout your childcare business
Time Management Is VITAL to Your Enrollment One of the first steps that I implement during a coaching session is to access my client’s time management system.  Time is one of the most important commodities that we cannot replace and should not be taken for granted. To improve the overall