As a project manager, there are a lot of critical decisions and responsibilities that fall on your shoulders. One of these is choosing the right team for your next project. After all, your project’s outcome is only going to be as successful as the people working on it. But...
Many people start out in business with a negative mindset."I don't know if I can do this.""My business will never grow.""What if I fail?"And while these thoughts are human - we aren't perfect; growth can be slow; there is a chance of failure - if these mindsets stay rooted...
When you start an online retail business, the first hurdle is getting your first customers. If you market yourself well, you should start to see your first customers. But that doesn’t mean that you’re a successful business yet. If you want to build a sustainable business, you need repeat...
The US independent creative culture is vast. With almost 15 million independent American creators in 2016 – and growing – the industry could secure a baseline of $6 billion as a result of their online activities. Musicians, filmmakers, craft enthusiasts, artists, and other creatives are more active than ever....
When it comes to growing your business, one of the most important aspects to being able to grow and scale successfully is by you having a dedicated team. This is not as easy as simply having a few people and getting them to go off to work - it...
Business has gone online. This is old news by now and you are surely beyond the point of wondering whether you should have a website or not. But since everyone is online now, the competition to get the best possible site has risen exponentially. Indeed, Google changes its algorithms...
You might look at the best-selling brands out there and think they’ve got it all worked out. The truth is that even the most successful businesses aren’t perfect. Monitoring performance is a means of improving efficiency, promoting progression and keeping up to date with how well your brand is...
Business owners often have quite a bad reputation when it comes to looking after their employees. I’m sure that you will be able to name a handful of large corporations who have been in the media recently for treating their staff badly. It shouldn’t be like this of course,...
Lean business is an idea that helps organizations succeed by reducing costs and waste and adding more value at every step of the way. If you are looking to improve your profitability, your productivity, and your organizational efficiency, you might want to study some of the lean principles that...
When there are problems in specific businesses, they can be that a one-off problem, unique to the company, or at the very least, the industry. But for every business out there now, it's important to develop an approach to problem-solving that can fit almost any industry. Because the landscape...