Success lies in learning and moving on from mistakes and problems smarter. But as we can all attest: getting over a slump is as hard as waking up when your work is no longer satisfying. Incidentally, hitting a slump is responsible for “not feeling like it anymore,” sounds familiar, right? It happens to the best of us. We go through moments when we lose our mojo. We no longer feel fired up. Our performance slows down, and we become inefficient and ineffective. It is natural, our comfort and safe zones turn into painful ruts, and even that secure job may become boring.Continue reading “Winning Over Slumps and Getting Back on Track”
As a business or brand in a competitive market, what can you do to set yourself apart from your competitors and make consumers choose you every time?; be it for a first time purchase or for repeated purchases. Every successful business recognises the importance of healthy, long-lasting customer relationships, of not only converting prospects to customers but turning those customers into strong advocates.
In a market where famous brands rule, a start-up can have quite the difficult time attracting the attention of the average citizen. While it is a challenge, it is not impossible- all large brands started somewhere. It is also worthy to acknowledge that the small business will not have an extravagant marketing and advertising budget. There are however plenty of free- or inexpensive- ways to have people paying attention to your brand.
Work management skills are a unique beast. Every situation is going to be a little bit different, and it is up to low-level, mid-level, and high-level managers to figure out how to organize all of the personalities in their organizations into a high-functioning machine.Continue reading “4 Ways That People Manage Themselves Or Their Employees At Work”
Cutting down on cost is imperative for businesses big and small. A business needs to be profitable. You do need to spend money to be able to earn money. Unless you cut down cost your profit margins will remain low. Without compromising the quality of your work or product, you can cut down on costs.
Remote work is gaining popularity as more people around the world continue to launch their own businesses. As a result, several studies have been conducted to learn more about its effectiveness. According to a State of Workplace Productivity Report, 65% of surveyed full-time employees believed remote work would allow them to be more productive. Another study published by ConnectSolutions found that remote workers worked more efficiently and were 52% less likely to request time off. Furthermore, they were happier, healthier, and less stressed than office-based employees.
Looking after your staff involves more than just taking care of the practical elements such as pay, tax, facilities, and equipment. To have a happy workforce, you need to consider the mental wellbeing of your staff, and that means making a conscious effort to ensure the working environment gives them what they need in terms of stimulation, responsibility, enjoyment, and a pleasant atmosphere. It might sound like a lot of extra work that you could do without as a small business owner. However, investing in your staff is essential if you wish to succeed with your business. Continue reading “Creating a Happy Working Environment”
Take advantage of promotional gifts as a marketing strategy. It must be recognised, as customers we love promotional gifts. Recently in the supermarket, I bought a pack of 2 deodorants simply because they came with a wireless speaker that is waterproof (ideal for listening to music in the shower). Continue reading “5 Marketing Tips for Promotional Gifts”
Most people don’t expect to show up to work in the morning as a healthy employee and leave later that day with a workers’ compensation claim. However, this is something that many people will experience in their lifetime. These types of personal injuries can cause you not only physical pain, but emotional and financial pain as well. So to help keep you healthy and avoid any accidents at work or just in your daily life, here are three common causes for workplace and other injuries and how to avoid them. Continue reading “3 Common Causes For Workplace and Other Injuries”
As the temperatures continue to rise into the summer months, it’s more important than ever for your business to have everything dialed in where refrigeration is concerned. Having the right equipment in the right place will save you both time and money, provided you undertake regular routine maintenance. Continue reading “Five Seasonal Tips for a Happier Refrigeration Compressor”
In the UK alone, there are over 1.3 million business events held annually and this reflects the continuing power of events as a marketing and communication tool in a digital world.
Corporate events have the power to achieve a number of key objectives for your organisation or business. Whether it’s generating new leads, launching a new product line, introducing new strategies to the team or networking with industry players. Continue reading “5 Top Tips for Successful Event Management”
The way we hold ourselves up has been an issue for centuries. Any school-aged child is familiar with the images of how man evolved to the tall standing humans we are today. It’s amazing to consider that there were no chiropractors back then. There were no spinal surgeons either. If you broke your back or injured your spine, you were just out of luck. Can you imagine the back troubles?! Since then, mothers everywhere have made it a point to tell their children on a regular basis to sit up straight. Below are a few ways that piece of maternal advice may help you out in the office. Continue reading “3 Ways to Help Your Physical Posture Help Your Business Posture”