Every article in this book has been written by someone who has vital information to share with you about running a small business.
When you have worked for a company for a number of years you would expect to have moved up the ranks and be heading towards a management role.
We are in the season of heavy colds and increased absenteeism from work. All companies know what a drain like this can do to profitability. Modern offices are open plan and have air circulating throughout.
There is tremendous opportunity and satisfaction as a leader in developing others. By effectively developing the people around us, we elicit excellence in a number of impactful and far-reaching ways.
The Apprentice UK is billed by the BBC as a business show and is there now reason for concern that pure entertainment is the sole priority now over the actual business messages and content?
In this podcast, I answered several questions to help add perspective around issues Project Managers face today with doing more with less and how to navigate through the political minefield within their organization.
In this article 26 business owners share their tips on how to stay positive as a business owner. Please share with all your friends and networks so everyone can benefit from this knowledge!
As I have mentioned in previous post on The Growth Academy blog, I have always been quite fortunate while running my own business in the respect that I have always had a mentor or a non-exec director to whom I was Accountable.
In 1981, Motorola (not General Electric) developed a business management strategy called Six Sigma to improve the quality of process outputs. Six Sigma uses statistical methods to help identify and remove causes of defects.
Many business owners get caught up in the delicacy of choosing the right name to represent their company or idea. Some rush into it because they are so anxious to get the business started and then they realize their business name is lacking.
Regardless of whether the customer is right or wrong, you need to make it safe for him to be right so he doesn’t get so stuck in his “rightness” that he’s unable to change his mind.
In this article Dr Maria Anassutzi, Intellectual Property Expert, discusses a different aspect of intellectual property. In particular, the importance of compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and provides a clear explanation and useful guide how to ensure compliance.
HMRC suggest that if you visit a recruitment agency and they have a furnished office that seems operational, they are more likely to be legitimate. Rogue agencies tend not to have a permanent base.
A couple of years ago, I was asked to create a Project Management Office (PMO) for the International Operations Division of a large Financial Services Organization. It was the first time projects were managed at the portfolio level.
Okay, I know I haven’t written a blog post on last weeks episode of ” The Apprentice”, that will come later this week, but following last nights I really have to write this one now!
Have you taken a close look at your office lately? Chances are, you’ll find stacks of paper everywhere. Documentation, Invoices, Orders, Service requests… the list could go on forever.