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9 Minimalist Office Ideas to Improve Productivity

As a business owner, you’re always on the lookout for ways to improve office productivity. Something as simple as minimalist office design can help you do it. Check out these 9 ideas! If you’re an entrepreneur or a manager, you know all about setting and meeting goals. Chances are that you have goals for the […]

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How To Cut Out Plastics When Moving Offices

There’s been a huge push to cut down on single-use plastics for a while now. The UK is proposing plastic straw and cotton bud bans, to go along with their microbead ban from a few years ago, while some US cities have already put plastic straw bans in place. While these decisions have been criticised […]

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Becoming a Bestseller: How & Why You Should Self-Publish

Whether you’re a professional looking to share your expertise in a certain field or an aspiring author, writing a book is a great way to establish a career and get your name out there – if it’s well-written that is. Modern technology makes publishing a book easier than ever. Websites like Amazon, Barnes & Noble, […]

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How to select furniture for your new restaurant

There’s nothing like the thrill and excitement – not to mention the nerve-wracking feeling – of setting up a new business. If your new business is a restaurant there’s a lot more to consider than the usual business startup investment and legalities. Arguably there’s no denying the fickleness of the trade, insofar as a lot […]

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Top 10 Benefits of a Virtual Receptionist

Have you been spending tons of time taking phone calls for your startup? You may be spending too much of your valuable time on the phone and not enough time doing the important work – growing your business! While you’ll always have to take phone calls, having someone to field calls can save you tons […]

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What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from these Four Inventions

Thomas Edison and other famous inventors became rich from their creations. Unfortunately, for every successful invention there are hundreds that never got profitable. The good news is that aspiring entrepreneurs can maximize their likelihood of success by learning from the mistakes of other visionaries. John Malloy, CEO of Victaulic and former professor of North Hampton […]

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Managing Sound in a Noisy Workplace

We live in a noisy world. There is sound of all kinds around us all the time, generated by everything from lawn mowers to heat pumps and police cars to public address systems. Much of this racket is unavoidable, and that may be part of the reason we have historically shrugged off noise as the […]

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Does Office Design Impact On Business Productivity?

There are plenty of small things in business that can affect your productivity, but one often overlooked variable is the design of your office. We’ve all been there before; stuck in a cubicle or a poor work environment that distracts us and wastes all of our time. Today, many companies have taken a look at […]

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4 Tips For Better Communication In The Office

When it comes to how well a business is able to run, communication between the entire team is crucial. Without communication, there are no clearly defined common goals and a lot of grey area. In order to make things as seamless as possible and ensure that there is less possibility for error, it’s important that […]

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5 Tips to Ship Fragile Items for Your Business

When you’re looking to distribute your products no matter where from or how far they’ve got to travel, you expect them to get there in perfect condition and that your customer receives their item with no complaints and maximum satisfaction. Whether you’re sending a parcel to Europe from the UK or even further than that, […]

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Organising Your Office For Productive Working

If you are looking for ways to make your workplace more productive this year, there are plenty of things you can do. Having an organised work area and place is integral if you want to work efficiently this year, and here are some ways to organise your workspace to make things easier for working. 1. […]

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10 Ways to Encourage Innovation at Your Company

As the saying goes, necessity is the mother of invention. Yet, that doesn’t seem to tell the whole story. If you ask us, the unsung hero of invention is innovation. The two are practically inseparable, particularly if you’re working at a startup. By encouraging new and innovative ideas, you can do so much more than […]

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How Local Companies are Competing With Multinationals in 2018

Small, local businesses are struggling to compete on a multinational scale. Large marketing budgets, cheaper prices and an established brand are what make it difficult for family-owned or mom and pop operations to compete. But being a small fish in a pond filled with sharks means that you have the wiggle room to do things […]

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Personal Wellness Habits for Entrepreneurs

It should be fairly obvious that entrepreneurship is one of the most stressful professions out there. In fact, one survey found that close to 30% of entrepreneurs were depressed and a significant portion had a history of mental disease in their family. Of course, this wouldn’t be immediately obvious as entrepreneurs are forced to put […]

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