When you’re running your own team, your effectiveness as a boss will have an impact on the end results of your employee’s workflow and productivity. If you want your company to thrive, then you need to be the best boss possible, and that is, unfortunately, an area that is...
There are many project management approaches that you can use to streamline projects within your business. Work breakdown structure is more than just one of those approaches. It is a way to see projects from a different point of view: the deliverables.Rather than breaking down tasks, work breakdown structure...
Running a business is always going to be a challenge, whether you're running a tiny startup or a huge corporation. However, it's all too common for a lot of people to forget just how many challenges that there are when it comes to trying to create a truly amazing...
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...
We all want to move our businesses forward and achieve more. But the question is: how? It begins with leadership...Building leadership capacity Firstly, for an explanation of leadership capacity, head to http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/198058/chapters/What-Is-Leadership-Capacity%C2%A2.aspx. While there are no set rules regarding building leadership capacity, in this section, we are going to take...
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,...
It can be hard to manage the human factor when running a business. Your employees are much more than hamsters in a spinning wheel, keeping their responsibilities ticking over from day to day. But of course, that will be the basis of their contract, the surrounding architecture that keeps...
You are only one player in your business. You depend on a lot of other people to meet client expectations and help your business grow. The bulk of your company will be made up other people; your staff. As such, in order for your business to be as well-functioning...
Though technology and automation have improved business processes infinitely, it has not taken away the human element. It takes real, authentic relationship building to succeed as a company because, while automation can help speed things up, it will never take the place of human communication. Machines will also never...
Employees are important assets in any organization. Without them, it’s almost impossible for any business to function. However, they are like seeds that need to be watered if you want them to give their roles their best efforts. They need to be replenished, encouraged, and given an enabling environment...