Snowed under with emails, a phone that won’t stop ringing and a seemingly endless cycle of looming deadlines. Sound familiar? We all experience work-related stress at some point or another, but excessive amounts can interfere with productivity and have an adverse effect on our mental and physical wellbeing. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to take the pressure off at work - and office design is one of them. Let’s take a look at some of the ways in which the set-up of your work environment can Read more [...]Continue Reading
If you want to make a real difference to your online success this year, it is vital that you look towards improving your website. There are a million and one ways you can tip the scales of balance in your favour, and we’re going to mention some of the most obvious ones this morning. At the end of the day, your website should accurately represent your business. However, it’s also important that you don’t over complicate things. Web users don’t like to work hard to find the information Read more [...]Continue Reading
To get the best out of your business, you need it to run like a well-oiled machine. This means everybody needs to do their job and do it to the best of their ability. And the best way to make sure your staff produce the goods is to make sure you have an excellent office environment. You might already feel like you have a great one, but there’s almost always room for improvement. Don’t forget, the office is where the magic happens. This is the heartbeat of the business in many ways. So you need Read more [...]Continue Reading
There are innumerable personality assessments and checklists available that can supposedly assist you in determining whether or not you have what it takes to become a successful businesswoman. They can be thought-provoking, fun and also interesting but even if you have failed the “do you have what it takes” tests that you find online, simply ignore the results and have faith in yourself. Most of such online tests will ask you some of the clichéd questions like “are you a great leader?”, Read more [...]Continue Reading
No business can become a success unless its employees are on the top of their game. But every workforce goes through good times and bad times. The key is to maximise the good times and minimise the bad ones. This isn’t easy, but it’s necessary.
Being the kind of boss that’s strict and overbearing won’t make your employees more productive, this is a mistake a lot of employers make. Instead, you should look for new ways to get the most out of them. Here are 7 of the best!
1. Give Them Unique Read more [...]Continue Reading
A good business should always be looking for ways to improve. They should be constantly on the look out for the next step. Everything can be more efficient, more powerful, more productive. As a manager or business owner, it’s your job to make sure your company is heading in the right direction. Harnessing the best modern technology is a fantastic way to do that. How does your company make the most of technology at the moment? Could it be better? Technology can be instrumental in every aspect of Read more [...]Continue Reading
Call centers are an essential part of operations for all sorts of businesses, of all different sizes. They allow companies to give their customers access to helpful, knowledgeable people who will help resolve their issues, whether it is a case of needing technical support, questions about billing, or even buying new services. Of course, call centers depend very much on the people who work in them – a call center with staff who don't do the job well may actually have a worse effect on your brand's Read more [...]Continue Reading
If you happen to own a business selling products, you will need to order stock online. Unless you produce your things, you will need to find an excellent supplier who you can work with all the time. Sometimes, when you order things from abroad, you have no idea what quality they will be. You need to make sure that you see samples of everything you buy before you sign off on any orders. Only then, can you be sure that you will get things you can profit from when you sell them. Once you have completed Read more [...]Continue Reading