Let’s be honest, business travel is no picnic a lot of the time, especially if you get delayed or some sort of incident disrupts your scheduled arrangements.
There are several key steps that you can follow in order to reduce the prospect of something going wrong with your business trip, so here is a look at a few savvy tips that are normally worth following.
Getting through immigration
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Staff often looks to their leaders in order to stay focused and motivated, but where do leaders themselves look when they need to stay fired up for a goal or project? How do leaders get motivated? If you are analyzing your skills and doing a personal leadership assessment, this is one area you should evaluate.
How you stay motivated may vary depending on the kind of leadership style you prefer, but it's an important feature no matter how you run your business, group or project team.
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These days, more and more people are visiting their doctors with workplace related ailments and illnesses, that perhaps could easily be avoided. Some very small steps, that do not have to cost the world, could make very large strides towards having a happier and healthier workforce. And with a happier workforce, you can also look forward to a workforce with boosted morale, who are more efficient and productive. Here are some things you can try for your office:
Arrange Exercise Activities:
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When you consider that about 90% of U.S businesses are family owned, it is obviously a big issue when there is a relationship breakdown and you are no longer partners in life, but are still partners in business.
If you find yourself in this situation, it is likely that you could do with some guidance from someone like www.divorceguru.com as to how to deal with tricky scenario caused by a relationship breakdown.
Here is a look at how to keep the business going as usual after a divorce.
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Unless you’ve been living in the wilderness for the last decade, you’re undoubtedly aware of the impact that social media has had on culture and entertainment. Celebrities tweet their thoughts, your friends post pictures of their lunches and even politicians spread their message through Facebook and Twitter.
But social media is also a very important aspect of growing your business.
If you use social media correctly and effectively, you will be able to reach more customers faster and more Read more [...]Continue Reading
As an entrepreneur today, there can be a lot of travelling around. Whether you are driving a lot in your own region or flying around the world, there are a few things all traveling entrepreneurs need to keep in mind. Here are four pointers we have to help make your travels easy, enjoyable, and hopefully not too expensive!
Find a Good Rewards Program
Any entrepreneur that travels regularly needs to have a travel reward credit card and bank account. Which card and bank you go with will Read more [...]Continue Reading
South Africa is doing well – very well, in fact. Minister Siyabonga Cwele, chair of the International Cooperation, Trade and Security cluster, was pleased to announce that between April 1 and December 31, 2015 (the three first quarters of the financial year), South Africa surpassed its target for foreign investment. And it didn’t just slightly surpass it. Its target was R 45 billion; the actual investments were almost R 20 billion more. Here’s a look at the top facts on South Africa’s targets Read more [...]Continue Reading
Most Americans have at least one pet, which means the majority of your employees probably have a cat or a dog that they leave at home for at least eight hours a day. Have you ever considered allowing your workers to bring their furry friends with them to the office? If so, you are not alone.
In 2015, according to Society of Human Resources Management, 8 percent of American workplaces allowed employees to bring dogs and other small pets into the workplace. In 2013, only 5 percent permitted Read more [...]Continue Reading
It may surprise you to discover that there are quite a number of business owners who are more reluctant to embrace social media than you would imagine.
As this infographic illustrates, there are a number of reasons why entrepreneurs tend to hesitate when it comes to using all of the tools that are at disposal when you create a presence on sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.
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Business operations constantly change and whereas the norm was once for new businesses to develop a plan to employ a number of people to start with, today that has changed. Many young businesses simply don't have the initial finance available to take on full time employees from the beginning, and though they may want to in terms of the development of their plans, sometimes it's just not possible. If that's how you are situated there are ways to get the support you need without spending more than Read more [...]Continue Reading