“Spiritual” and “religious” aren’t synonyms. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. If you don’t consider yourself particularly devout, if you don’t read many spiritual books or attend lectures, if you haven’t set foot in a house of worship in years — no matter. You can still take a spiritual approach to business. Continue reading “Should You Take a Spiritual Approach to Business? 9 Reasons to Go For It”
Opening a restaurant is tough. There is so much to do and so little time to do it.
You need to hire a wait staff and cooking staff, you need to rent commercial space, you need to order food, obtain the proper licenses, pass health inspections, and so much more. Continue reading “6 Challenges You Will Face as a Restaurant Owner and How to Overcome Them”
There’s no doubt that a biotech or pharmaceutical consultant could be a very helpful addition to your team. Whether you’re looking for someone to assist with a one-off project, or someone to support you for the longer-term, a consultant’s knowledge and expertise can be invaluable. However, consultants don’t come cheap (though you do get what you pay for) – so it’s critical that you make the right choice, right from the beginning. Here’s how to do that without making the kinds of mistakes many companies unfortunately do. Continue reading “Common Mistakes to Avoid When choosing a Biotech Consultant”
Being a good manager is not an easy task and takes a well rounded approach for the best outcome. It takes empathy, facilitated direction, and a TON of patience. Not many people are able to excel in this area but a lot of the managerial skills can be learned and applied in diverse fashion. Continue reading “Maximizing your Workforce for More Profit”
NMAT (NMIMS Management Aptitude Test) is an online management test organized by Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) on behalf of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies. In this article let us see the tips and strategies to be followed to clear the exam and crack NMAT Cut Off within one-month time. Below are some points to keep in mind for NMAT preparation: Continue reading “How to Prepare for NMAT in 1 Month?”
Wanting to be recognized for your hard work isn’t something that you should be ashamed of desire. Everyone wants to be able to say that they are rewarded for their progress in life. Aiming for recognition in the workplace is a great way to motivate yourself to keep going the extra mile for not only yourself but to prove others of your worth as well. Continue reading “4 Things You Can Do To Get a Raise”
Office spaces can be transformed with the right supplies, and this doesn’t just mean stationery or that you need to spend loads of money! Having the right equipment in an office makes jobs easier, employees more productive and can event prevent injuries. Here are eight office supplies that you didn’t know you needed, that are much more than the basic staplers and industrial printers but you won’t be able to get by without. Continue reading “8 Office supplies you didn’t know you needed”
Having a business partner can be a huge advantage. It offers you extra funding and expertise to help get your business off the ground. As far as success rates go, studies show that businesses that start with more than one founder have a 30 percent higher chance of success in the long run, and they grow three times as fast. Continue reading “Is Your Partnership Giving You Grief? 4 Conflict Resolution Strategies from the Pros”
Making sure that all aspects of your business are connected is a fantastic way to save both time and money. The last thing that you want is to find out that two areas of your business are wasting their efforts by carrying out the same duties. It can also be disastrous if different aspects of your business are running without a unified strategy. While one part of your team might be heading in a certain direction, the rest of your team might be moving in another. This level of chaos will make it almost impossible for you to inspire confidence in your potential clients. Continue reading “3 ways to ensure all aspects of your business are connected”
One of the most critical issues faced by employers in the workplace is perception. A leader must make a conscious effort to gain the trust and confidence of their team, and a negative perception can undermine the whole operation. Deciding to portray the stoic, closed-off, tough guy/girl is not always the best route to travel.
While some of the younger readers out there might find it hard to believe, not so long ago, people had to search for jobs in the printed version of their local newspapers. Of course, today’s digital landscape has given young job-seekers a number of different avenues to find their dream jobs. Continue reading “How to Win the War for Talent: 4 New Recruiting Tactics”
After four or five years of living as an impoverished college student, you’ve finally got the diploma and the job. No more instant noodles for you, right? While it’s true that some better money will finally be coming into your bank account, it’s also true that a long line of bills will need to be paid. You’re past the point of getting housing on the cheap, and remember those student loans that got you through? Continue reading “Clever Budgeting After College”
Common Admission Test, commonly known as CAT is the entrance exam for aspiring candidates who desire to make a career in MBA, i.e. management and business administration. This examination is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIMs). More than 50 top B-schools across the country apart from IIMs (which are best in this category) consider CAT scores for admissions. Continue reading “Why should I opt for CAT?”
Founders are a restless bunch, especially in the tech sector. It’s rare to see a founder stick in the same day-to-day management role at the same company for one decade, let alone two or three. They’re much more likely to hire talented outside executives to scale their vision. Continue reading “Bring in the Experts: 5 Signs It’s Time to Make Outside Executive Hires”
One of the crucial aspects of start-ups thriving and scaling businesses is their team. A team that is selected carefully and works in synchronization to deliver results that their leaders set for them. According to a study conducted by McKinsey, 90% of investors believe that the single most non financial influential factor in evaluating the IPO of a firm is the quality of the management team. Large organizations need to pay heed and start planning their people practices such that they can build stronger organizations. Continue reading “Grow Your Workforce – Let Them Work For The Greater Good And Achieve Job Stability”
Many people are moderately content in their careers, yet feel as if something is missing. Perhaps it is in the area of money, or perhaps they simply walk away from the office every day feeling as if they aren’t fulfilling their life’s passions. Continue reading “3 Ways to take your Career to the Next Level”
The growth of the Internet has made it possible for a lot of individuals to completely do away with the idea of having to travel several miles and work in a predefined time to earn. Today, it is possible to earn money from the comfort of their home, while also being free from any obligations or contracts over a long-term period. This freedom is provided by the rise of blog writing opportunities. Today, there are several sites that aid a freelance writer to earn money by completing writing jobs or even host their own blog. Here are the top 10. Continue reading “Top 10 Websites Where You Can Earn Money by Blogging”
If business is doing well in the UK, it’s natural that you might want to take your business overseas. You’ll have to begin the process of developing an international presence, wrapping your heard around business protocols, customs and cultures, so (as you can doubtless imagine), there are many opportunities for things to go wrong. Here are five common mistakes UK businesses make when venturing overseas so you know exactly what to avoid. Continue reading “5 Common Mistake UK Based Businesses Make When Venturing Overseas”
Businesses don’t just want to hire the best employees for the job. They also want to guarantee that they’re hiring trustworthy and dependable people who won’t become legal or financial liabilities down the road. However, this can be equally challenging for both small businesses and larger companies. After all, undertaking a full background check can take plenty of time and effort to complete. This could lead to the misspending of vital resources that could have been better allotted to operational, business development, or expansion purposes. Continue reading “Choosing Between E-Verify and Form I-9”
Did you know that an estimated nine million adults in the US vape regularly and that the number is growing? If you’re an employer it’s likely that at least one of your employees vapes. So, what should you do about the growing trend? Continue reading “E-cigarettes in the workplace – a guide for employers”
With President Trump recently withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, the subject of sustainability has once again stepped out of the realm of good business practice to the sphere of international politics and an outraged press. Whatever your opinion on this matter, one’s thing for sure: all this chatter around sustainability will have businesses wondering if they’re doing enough to tackle the size of their environmental footprint. Continue reading “Is Your Business taking the Right Steps to Tackle Sustainability?”
Aspiring entrepreneurs are always on the lookout for innovative ways to transform their vision into a reality. The idea that germinates in one’s mind needs to be nurtured and nourished until it becomes a self-sustaining profitable system. The complex process of transforming an idea into a reality involves multiple steps, all within the ambit of confidence, diligence and actionable plans. Continue reading “Bringing Bold Business Ideas to Life”
The Society for Human Resource Management’s exhaustive employee satisfaction survey is a blueprint for managers and executives who take their employees’ happiness seriously. If you’re looking to improve the workplace environment for your subordinates, click that link and don’t come back. Continue reading “Find Meaning in Your Work – 4 Ways to Get More from Your Career”
Creating systems is a really important way to enable growth within a business. Many people firstly think of improving leadership, skills and finance for growth and overlook building an organised and systematic approach to running the business. Continue reading “Enabling business growth through systems”
Have you been dreaming about opening your own business? A lot of small business owners can get wrapped up in the wonderful idea of owning their own business, without properly preparing themselves and their company for the rocky road ahead. Since many small business owners aren’t taking the proper steps to ensure success, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently found that, “about half of all new establishments survive five years or more and about one-third survive 10 years or more. As one would expect, the probability of survival increases with a firm’s age.” Continue reading “Tips for Keeping Your Small Business Running for 5+ Years”
What can be more appealing than a career of a freelance travel writer? You see new places and meet new people every day, enrich your life experience with new impressions, and overall lead a fascinating lifestyle, while at the same time monetizing your writing genius. People like reading, and even the age of technology cannot stop us from getting involved in new captivating stories and articles – the only difference is that most of the reading is now done online. Continue reading “Valuable Tips on Effective Writing During Travel”
An MBA graduate would be promised a bright future professional this is often true. But beware! Before embarking on the MBA path, you have to ask yourself the right questions. For if this diploma can boost a career, nothing is acquired: an MBA only makes sense if it is part of a coherent professional project.
Also, we must not lose sight of this particularly demanding adventure in terms of time and financial investment. So here are some good reasons to choose this way … sometimes to nuance and, in any case, to balance well with the other possible options. Continue reading “Reasons to Take an MBA Programs: Learn Marketing from B-Schools”
In today’s business world, it can be observed that there are more men atop the corporate ladder than women, yet it’s definitely wrong to assume that this makes men the superior sex in the industry. In fact, there are multiple studies that show how women outperform men in entrepreneurship, being more driven and initiative to achieve better results. Continue reading “Why Female Bosses are a Whole Other Level”
It takes time to build a successful business. In the beginning, you may begin as a sole trader, but as the business grows, there will come a point when you think about incorporating or forming an LLC. You don’t have to do this, but there are many good reasons to take this step, and if not now, then at some point in the future. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate”
Your first year in business will be both one of your most exciting and stressful times of your life. Fortunately, things can go much more smoothly if you know how to brand your company correctly.
Here are some general guidelines to follow (and some common mistakes to avoid). Continue reading “Branding Do’s and Don’ts for New Business Owners”