Globalization is something that all of us hear a lot of these days. We continuously hear about how the world is becoming more and more interconnected and the positive/negative effects of that. The actions that you take in your local part of the world no longer just stop there – those actions are related to […]
One in seven people works from home. That’s an extraordinary amount of people who are taking advantage of the different pace of work that telecommuting has to offer. But a lot of people don’t have a proper home office. They don’t take the time to prepare their workspace which can have a real effect on […]
Robotics used to be something that seemed only to exist in the world of science fiction. But nowadays it is becoming more and more commonplace. We are starting to use robotics in various different aspects of our lives, and you might not realise how many of the goods and services that you use are dependent […]
Not too long ago, if you lacked a personal means of transportation, it took several hours and a stout pair of boots to get from one place to another. These days, anyone can arrange prompt and relatively private passage to any regional destination without worrying about owning a car, and it is all thanks to […]
There are hundreds of logging firms in operation all over the US and Canada. Many of them make a decent profit from their work, and so it’s an attractive industry to entrepreneurs. However, most don’t realize the amount of effort they’ll have to make to get things off the ground. Thankfully, there is a lot […]
There is a growing body of thought that posits that office life can be greatly improved by exposing people to the natural world, even in small ways. The Good Life Project is currently searching for companies to participate in a study on the effects of increased access to nature in the office. Could incorporating nature […]
Some names to come out of the health startup world we’ve all heard of: Fitbit, Jawbone and, of course, MyFitnessPal. But bubbling away under the surface are a bunch of new companies, many of which are promising exciting innovations, and yet are dramatically undervalued.
At the beginning of the year, analysts predicted that the construction sector was headed in the right direction. Dodge Data and Analytics suggested it would see six percent growth by the end of 2016. But since then, we’ve seen downgrades, and the growth forecast has been slashed. According to the most recent reports, the growth […]
As a business owner, one of the major decisions that you will make is what products to develop and build. This, after all, is what actually ends up in your customers’ hands. Unless you are a service-only business, the products you produce are of huge central importance to the business itself. Product development can often […]
If you watch the news and remain informed about the latest and greatest technology innovations, then you are going to quickly discover what virtual reality is, and what it has to offer. While there are many who believe it is only a source of entertainment, this could not be further from the truth. Businesses are […]
As a leader or manager, you are often faced with a simple question that demands a complex answer: How do you train employees to learn new skills? How well you answer that question could determine the success of your business.
You know a business is doing well when you are in need of an office expansion. If you are a business owner, and you find yourself in this position, then that is cause for celebration. However, don’t celebrate for too long. This is a process which requires a surprising amount of effort and thought. Expanding […]