Standing Out Online Is Your Salvation

(This is a contributed post) The high street is dead. Long live the internet. Okay, so we may not be there quite yet, but that is the way the world is going and, before long, our town centres will be made up of nothing more than charity shops, thrift stores and places you can go […]

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3 Mangement Styles – Which One Are You?

(This is a contributed post) Throughout our working lives we will come into contact with people who are fantastic managers and inspirational leaders and those who are quite frankly, appalling! When put into the position of taking on a managerial role, a little knowledge and understanding of the different styles of management will go along […]

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Are Smartphones the Ultimate Tool to Equip Your Staff With, or Just a Waste of Money?

(This is a contributed post) We’ve already seen the huge benefit that technology can give our businesses, especially when it comes to computers and communicative hardware that allows us to reach a wider audience. It should come as no surprise that technology which allows us to connect with more people around the world would be […]

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Time To Close Shop? Signs Your Business Is No Longer Viable

(This is a contributed post) When you start your own business you expect everything to work out just fine. You expect profits to rise and you hope that your business will eventually become a major player in your market sector. If we didn’t have such aspirations for a new business, we would never start it […]

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Agile vs Waterfall

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It’s time to settle the long-running debate of the best way to develop software; Agile vs Waterfall. I’m going to describe and compare the two approaches, discuss their pros and cons, and determine a winner. What are Agile and Waterfall? These words generally refer to two very different approaches to organising, planning and executing software […]

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Digital Brand Boosts For SMEs

(This is a contributed post) Want to get your brand’s name out there? Want it to be synonymous with a particular product, issue, or field? Then you need to get the digital side of your marketing right. Luckily, that is something that can be done pretty simply by following the guide below. Social media Whether […]

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Four Management theories SMEs should understand

(This is a contributed post) Coming up with an idea is a piece of cake, as is putting it into practice. Hell, finding funding isn’t tricky any longer thanks to market saturation. The hardest thing by far is to be a manager. If only people saw things the way you did, there would be no […]

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Should business managers incorporate VR?

(This article was produced in collaboration with Madison Meyer) While it might not be apparent on a day-to-day basis just yet, the virtual reality industry is expanding fairly rapidly. This technology has existed for years but was introduced to the public on a commercial level in late-2015, with the main focus being on how it […]

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The walls are glass, but you can’t come in

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Sometimes teams have good times, sometimes they have bad times. Sometimes things go well, sometimes they don’t. No matter how bad things get, it is important that they be transparent, always. The walls around the team are made of glass: information flows freely in and out. But we need to make sure that while they […]

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10 Magic Motivation Methods For Your Excelling Employees

(This is a contributed post) Your employees do so much for your business; they are dedicated, hardworking and motivated, but sometimes they need that little extra boost to get them through the day. If you are looking for ways to boost productivity then there are a handful of methods you could implement into the day […]

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