In 2014 you will see a dramatic increase in media reporting IT security related breeches and more businesses data being held to ransom with variants of the Ransomware malware.
List of 10 ways to increase motivation of your staff. 1. Make sure you’re setting a good example of productivity and cheerfulness – Don’t let your own mood distract others from their work.
Should your business be using social networks to promote your social media marketing strategies and how will your reputation management NZ be affected. Many businesses have shied away from using Social Media because they are worried about potentially negative results and they fear that users will have a free rein and make a negative impact […]
Most hackers know that people will use the same password for many accounts and sometimes using the same password “structure” but changing a few characters to come out with a password that is different but still roughly the same.
Now you wouldn’t leave the front door of your business premises unlocked when no one is there would you? Its kinda natural that you lock the door and turn on the alarm when you leave the office right?
Human beings are curious people. We secure all our assets including our home, cars, and boats. We use banks and safes to protect our valuables. Most of our personal possessions are insured against contingencies such as fire, damage and theft. In the main, it is incomprehensible for us not protect all our material possessions.
Effective performance management is essential to ensure that a business is operating efficiently and is on track in achieving strategic goals. Performance appraisals are a review of an employee’s performance against pre-determined objectives. They identify the strengths and weaknesses of an employee and address how to improve or develop these areas.
The perils of micromanaging can not only impede on workplace productivity, they can slowly destroy employee morale and company drive. You respect your job and you do it well – that’s how you worked your way up to where you are in your career.
Process defines the approach to work execution in a business. A streamlined process provides speed, quality, and solid results. A convoluted process chews up resources and produces poor performance. In order to expedite results, processes need to be well defined. There are six components to a process. They are what, why, how, where, who, and […]
It is hard meeting new people, particularly if you are an adult. However, in the business world, people have to come together to put their efforts towards a common goal. Using icebreakers is one of the team building tips for building an effective team that takes very little effort but achieves great results!
Does it drive you crazy when your employees can’t follow instructions? You ask them to do one thing and they do something else – what you say (or think you’ve said) gets misinterpreted and often the job turns out no where near like you expected, or wanted.
Last night I watched Senator Orrin Hatch grill the Acting Director of the IRS, Steven Miller. During the testimony Senator Hatch claimed that Miller had “lied by omission.” This got me wondering if I had ever lied or deceived by omission. How about you?
Achieving financial security is an aim that most people aspire to. Worrying about money causes stress, loss of enjoyment of life, and is often linked to relationship problems.
Your manufacturing business is poised for growth. You’ve just won that large client your sales team have been working on for years. You’re about to enter new markets that could create unprecedented opportunities.
It wasn’t so long ago that most people had an expectation of retiring completely from the work force the day they became eligible for NZ Superannuation.
The X-Factor behind every great business is a combination of great leadership and great people, and neither can exist in isolation to the other.