The importance of meeting skills Getting a startup off the ground requires a significant dose of collaboration. That means having a lot of meetings….Read More
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Running a successful online business is far from easy. Starting from almost zero name-recognition and traffic, building a stylish website, and generating revenue. Clearing…Read More
Business Growth Every entrepreneur with hopes of business growth appreciates that the transition from start-up to burgeoning SME is fraught with difficulty. So is…Read More
Stop spending time schmoozing the VP, and finish the project. When leaders foster a culture where politically correct trumps common sense, everyone suffers.Read More
Business ideas for creatives You just might be an entrepreneur if you dislike working for a corporation and find it difficult to fit into…Read More
What do you get wrong about Generation Z consumers? Generation Z is the term applied to the youngest generation of consumers, the 12- to…Read More
Simple home office hacks Whether you have your own home business or are working from home remotely for your job in big business, it…Read More
Top executive leaders recognize that business is about more than the bottom line. Today, it’s also about doing good in the communities where they…Read More
When you’re running a small business, there’s a surprising number of issues which can crop up along the way. It’s certainly challenging, whether you’re…Read More
Managing overseas employees is difficult and requires using specialized services and establishing a complex communications network. However, international workforce provides a great number of…Read More
Email tips for better communication Chances are you sent one of the 235 billion business emails sent every day in 2018. Because of this,…Read More
Deciding your payment terms Few things are more important to a business than their payment terms. It’s essentially the circumstances under which you get…Read More
Selling products online can be challenging E-commerce is an industry which is undergoing extraordinary growth. So it is no surprise that so many people…Read More
Phil Higson and Anthony Sturgess explain how there’s no point in being SMART if you’re not SHARP! Whilst SMART clarifies you goals, SHARP focuses your actions to achieve them.Read More
How is your organization culture health? Are there gaps between your organization’s existing culture, and the best practices of purposeful, positive, productive work cultures?…Read More
Instead of giving up, take a break and try again differently When something we attempt does not work out, we think that it will…Read More
Improve decisions with parallel thinking We’ve all experienced it. Those meetings that drag on forever and eventually you walk out more confused than before. …Read More
Gina Hayden, takes an inspiring look at having a Purpose, and contend’s it’s all about the “Why?” Why does your organisation exist? What does it stand for in the world? And what difference would it make if it wasn’t there?Read More
From the likes of Mary Kay to Walt Disney, they all have one thing in common; they had financial problems before they made it….Read More
In my previous posts, I outlined the causes of customer abuse and its effects both on employees and on the workplace in general. Arguably…Read More
The curse of customer abuse In my previous post, I touched on how a tendency among managers to tolerate customer abuse of employees –…Read More
In my previous post I discussed the zeal with which many managers adhere to Harry Gordon Selfridge’s creaky mantra that “the customer is always…Read More
John Wade gives 10 great tips to help you to decide whether outsourcing should be an option for you and your businessRead More
Understanding the power of our minds and the way we think is crucial to how to move forward successfully and make the changes we need to transform the way we lead and engage our teams. It is these skills along with true emotional intelligence which will decide our leaders of the futureRead More
Customer abuse is growing In a previous post, I discussed one of the business world’s most enduring mantras, “The customer is always right”. I…Read More
How to reverse the forgotten art of customer service Every generation believes they have made a breakthrough on a concept that has been around…Read More
For entrepreneurs, business ownership is the best feeling in the world. It’s amazing to build something from the ground up and to share it…Read More
What is the ingredient which makes your business great? That mysterious elusive quality of “the X Factor” existed before the popular shows. The Oxford…Read More
All people respond to stress in their environment. At the most basic level, when it is hot, people seek ways to cool down. When…Read More
Nicola Cook tells us how everybody has the skills they need to become a successful salesperson, and explains how to use them.Read More