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...
We’re all in business for different reasons… But at the same time, we’re kind of all in business for the same reason. We want to make a positive difference in the world and change the world around us for the better. We want to enrich the lives of others...
While you are looking to build your business and make sure that you serve your company and serve your staff as best as you can, the natural option would be to start outsourcing certain functions. This can be a very touchy subject, especially from the perspective of permanent members...
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...
As the big boss in your business, everyone one of your employees will be looking up to you for guidance and support as they do their jobs. Whilst you are in charge, it is the workers you employ that bring your vision to life and make your company thrive,...
When you first start a business, it’s tempting to want to do as much of the work yourself as possible. When you’re yet to turn much profit, money will be tight and doing the work on your own can save on costs. However, once things start picking up, you...
There are two kinds of remote work. One is about millennials sipping mojitos by the beach, working four-hour weeks. They're farming out the day-to-day operation of their company to outsourcers in Senegal.The other is about having employees that can avoid the commute and work from home. They get things...
In many businesses, up to 50% of the workforce can be unhappy with their job. You may find that some are doing the bare minimum required of them and spending the rest of their time watching the clock or making coffee. Then there’s the ones that are blatantly miserable...
If your clients and customers feel welcome, relaxed and happy when they visit your store, workshop or business premises, the chances are they will stay longer, come back more frequently, and, ultimately, spend more money. Here are a few tips on how to create a more welcoming environment for...
If the first thing that comes to your mind when I say team building is Michael Scott and his hilarious, awkward leadership principles, you’re not the only one. Still, in real life, his vision of engaging his employees and building a cohesive team simply doesn’t work.Team building is...