Business Tips

How to create a positive environment within your office?

How to create a positive environment within your office?

If you feel as though you spend most of your waking hours at work, you’re not alone. The fact is, for many people the working week is getting longer. Figures produced in 2011 by the Office for National Statistics showed that full-time employees spent an average of 42.7 hours per week at work. This means that, as a boss, it’s ... Read More »

Monitoring Your Business Success through Key Performance Indicators

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In order to measure how successful your business truly is, it is important to have and use a business performance scorecard. A business performance scorecard allows the business owner to set key performance indicators for each area of the business. Read More »

5 Steps to Consider While Preparing Your Elevator Speech


The slowed economy has business owners figuring out how to increase the number of leads and sales flowing into their businesses.  Over the last month, I have been assessing what really has worked to bring in leads and what has not. This assessment led me to the conclusion that it is time to get back to basics.  Networking is one ... Read More »

5 Healthy Tips to Adopt for All Entrepreneurs in 2015

Eat, sleep, work, repeat.  Does this sound like you? Well the key element that is missing in this pattern is self-care.  This might seem scary to a lot of you, especially in the entrepreneur world.  Stopping for a break is usually not an option if you want to be successful, but what will really make you successful is being balanced ... Read More »

Five Tips To Identify The Cycle of Failure and Stand Out

When success is on the line (or maybe the fence), there comes a time when all the expertise from every guru in the world doesn’t seem to be fixing your problem. You may be left to throwing your magic wands in the air in frustration or banging your head against a cubicle. This is precisely when it’s time to start ... Read More »

10 Business Tips for Smart Inventory Management

Most of the small businesses work in retail, and if that’s you, then it’s imperative that you have an effective inventory management in place in order to drive efficiency and minimize shipping time. Like so many other elements of running your own business, inventory management can be a challenge, so here’s 10 smart business tips for managing your inventory efficiently: ... Read More »

8 Simple Ways To Make Money Online in 2014

While there are hundreds of ways to make money online, here are 8 simple ways to make money online in 2014. 1. Maximising eBay Network. Selling things that you no longer need in eBay is one option to startup your own home based business. However, this is only a startup and for soon, you will run out of things to sell. The ... Read More »

3 Simple Steps to Pitch Your Idea to an Expert or Entrepreneur

Want to pitch your invention idea to an expert or entrepreneur in any field of the industry and receive professional prototype, protection and marketing help? Have you ever thought, “I have an idea” now what? Check out these few tips for pitching your latest idea or invention to expert in the field 1.)  Write Everything Out The first part in ... Read More »

4 Awesome Tips To Get Those Crucial First Customers

Thanks to Heisenburg Media for the image. It’s easier than ever to start a company these days. All you need is that one great idea and a website. Hundreds of startups have made a fortune with nothing more than a great idea. There’s no reason why your company can’t be the next big success story. However, the ease of setting ... Read More »

Escape The Grind: How To Run A Start-Up Abroad

Thanks to Mercedes Dayanara for the image. The allure of emigrating and starting a new life is a strong one. Many have a burning desire to be free of the 9-5 grind and set up shop on a remote beach somewhere. Perhaps you have retirement plans to set up a small business in a warmer climate. Maybe you’re a savvy ... Read More »

How to Decide the Dress Code for Your Startup  

Creating a startup is a lot like building your dream job. You’re likely doing work you’re passionate about in a way you’re passionate about. And almost all of the rules on how to run it are up to you, including the dress code for your new business. Why do you need a dress code in the first place? Because you ... Read More »

How to Make Money as an Estate Agent

If you’ve just started up an estate agency, but you’re not seeing the returns that you’d like, then you may need to give the way you’re running your business a bit of a shake up. From the way you deal with clients to the way you deal with your staff, there are a range of different ways to boost your ... Read More »