Seasonal Spirit On A Shoestring
Source: Bank of America
For many small businesses, the only thing to cheer about in the arrival of the 2009 holiday season may be the fact that it represents the end to a very difficult year. In keeping with that not-so-festive spirit, many entrepreneurs might think that an office holiday party or sending seasonal gifts to customers just doesn't make sense this year, both economically and emotionally. Nevertheless, there are some compelling long-term arguments for why not playing the Grinch this year is better for your employees and your small business in the long run. Best of all, there are ways to do this that won't bust your budget or get everyone in your office sick.