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Specialisation - To DIY Or Not To DIY

Friday, May 12, 2017

Specialisation

Every small business has a knack for keeping things in house. There are times where that do-it-yourself mentality can really be a detriment to the bottom line.

Sure, it could save you a few dollars up front, but the long run costs could be immeasurable. Read More

The Importance Of Sharing Your Vision

Friday, May 12, 2017

Sharing Your Vision

You have everything going for you and all of a sudden, Tom walks in and is ready to offer his resignation for an extra hundred a month from a competitor.

What’s going on? Well, you had the right plan, the right employees, the right market, but you forgot to share your vision. Read More

Why You Should Grit Your Teeth and... Get Networking

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Networking

If you’d rather stick barbed needles in your eyes than get out there and network with other businesses, you wouldn’t be alone. Networking isn’t easy for everyone. It involves the matter of speaking to people you don’t know for a start. Plus, you’re already busy, running your business right?

Networking might seem another commitment to fit in, but it really should form part of your overall strategy if you want your business to succeed. Read More

5 Bad Bosses - Are You One?

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Are You A Bad Boss?

Everyone has had a horrible boss. They can make life unbearable. It’s important to be sure that you are not that horrible boss.

Here are the five major enemies in the workplace. Read More

Productivity Tips

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Research shows that the amount of time in an average workday actually spent doing productive work, can sometimes be as low as 40%. Lack of productivity is ultimately due to distractions. The greater the distractions, the lower your productivity.

The solution - less distractions means more productivity – but how? Read More

How To Manage Smart(er) People

Thursday, March 16, 2017

How To Manage Smart(er) People

At some point in your managerial career, you will be faced with the task of managing those who score much higher than you on exams.

Perhaps they’re the engineering type or maybe they just have a more immediate take on the maths and sciences. Either way, it’s a delicate issue. Read More