A team of parcel delivery experts combined their love for Game of Thrones and knowledge of cardboard boxes by building a wall which divided their entire office. When the team came across some spare cardboard boxes tucked away in storage, the idea to combine their shared love of the GoT series with some team building […]
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If you’ve found that you’re coming home from the office with a minor ailment, you’re not alone. In fact, more than three-quarters of Brits have aches and pains at the end of the day, mainly as a result of working in a space that isn’t set-up properly. When it comes to safety in the office, […]
Technology has made communication easier than ever. With cloud video solutions, more and more companies are seeing the value of letting their employees work from home. Here’s why you should too:
We all know how important following a healthy lifestyle is, as we all strive to eat better and exercise on a regular basis. Whether it’s just to look after ourselves, or lose a bit of extra weight, a healthy lifestyle can help in both aspects of mental and physical wellbeing. As a business owner, you […]
If you have just started out as an entrepreneur, there are certain responsibilities you will have to take care of yourself, ranging from cleaning to payroll accounting and everything in between. But, if you really want to grow your business and make it big, you’ll have to delegate such tasks to someone else so that […]
People are the core of any company. Employees are always on the frontline of your business. But how do you find the right people who will work hard to make your company successful?
Running a business necessitates the best use of resources. One of the biggest and most important resources a business has is its employees. Making best use of this resource can, at times, mean persuading employees to work additional hours, sometimes without the payment of overtime being an option.
Even the fastest, most reliable workers have pet peeves which drive them to distraction. Or, they struggle with little temptations like constantly checking their mobile messages or hanging around on Facebook. We’ve all got things which challenge our focus, but the goal should be to minimise and control them.
If you were to ask any manager what his or her least favorite task is, most would probably tell you that they hate having to conduct layoffs and let go of good people. Layoffs are never fun for anyone involved, but if you are a manager who cares about your people, sending them to the […]
Running a business is never easy. Many budding new entrepreneurs seem to think that there is a foolproof guide available for anyone starting a new business, whereas in reality much of a startup’s success is commonly based on factors independent of that business sector. What you will find, however, is that there are certain issues […]
Back in 2010, lawyer Alex Valencia set up a law practice. Within a couple of years, his Pennsylvania-based business had expanded rapidly. In the space of just six months, his workforce grew from just 60 people to more than 120.
Taking a few breaks during your working days is essential to your physical and mental wellbeing. You don’t have to take my word for it; numerous scientific studies will back that statement up. Many people push themselves too hard or the working environment simply does not allow for decent breaks. The end result is counterproductive […]