Have you ever been on a train first thing in the morning on the way to work? Squashed in like sardines, everyone is too tired, too grumpy and too hot to do more than strap-hang on the commute to the office. You spend your morning getting ready and by...
We all need a little more flexibility in our lives, which is perhaps one of the driving reasons behind the choice that many employees make regarding their future. Rather than working for a single company, with a boss above them, people are now -- more than any other time...
When it comes to achieving success in the restaurant business, there are a couple of factors that make all the difference. Of course, the quality of the food is one, but a second important point to consider is the standard of service. And one of the best ways to...
Running a business can be daunting because there are just so many aspects to think about. From paying your employee salaries to worrying about your next marketing campaign, there’s far too much stress involved and the last thing we need to think about is how affordable our company is....
Given that we spend so much of our day at work, this is the place that you are most likely to have an accident. It might be something daft like catching your elbow on a door handle or spilling hot tea on your suit, but some injuries like slipping...
Keeping your employees happy is so important when you run a business. Why? Because happy employees stick around and they tend to give it their all for you and your business. It’s probably fair to say that the most successful businesses, in all ways, are the ones who look...
In an effort to keep your business afloat, you may be keen to cut down on costs. This is a wise move, and there are particular areas where you can save money. However, if you want to improve your work practices and improve the effectiveness of your team, you...
Millennials are now a backbone in the job market, but they have shed the traditional approach to occupations that shaped the generations before them.One of the biggest shifts in terms of millennial thinking is around company loyalty. For millennials, it’s easier and far more appealing to quit their jobs...
Dealing with the distasteful and emotionally devastating parts of life is how we build strength. As cliché as it may sound, it’s true. Being fired unexpectedly, particularly from a career which you have put years into, can be one of the most psyche-wrecking and emotionally painful experiences there is....
Ask anyone to list the top qualities of a leader, and communication skills will inevitably make the cut, usually somewhere near the top of the list.  The importance of communication is justified by mentioning the need to articulate a vision, provide guidance and insight, and bring clarity to job...