It is no secret that advances in digital technology have made remote working an increasingly routine aspect of a growing number of jobs. Yet for some, that is only the first step in achieving independence and the perfect work life balance, as more people than ever are taking the plunge and leaving paid employment to set up on […]
During my career, I must have spent thousands of hours reading books on leadership and leaders, on attending training sessions, and studying management and leadership. I learned a lot of things which have worked and made me a better leader, many that didn’t and several I should have just avoided.
I’ve led large complex programs, worked in difficult, high-pressure […]
One of the twelve common traits of successful traders as well as businessmen is the ability to learn new things quickly. Teaching yourself new things though requires good memory skills. According to experts, our short-term memory can hold seven items for about 20-30 seconds. The hippocampus then analyses our short-term memories to determine if they will be […]
Selling a business is a lot more complicated than selling a house or a car. There’s a lot of people and a lot of documents involved in the process. The worst thing you can do is walk in underprepared and overwhelmed at the prospect of seeing the process through to the end. The more you […]
Too many people think that just being good at your job is enough to get you promoted. They think that talent is enough to make it to the top.
But surely, if you are good enough people will put up with some of the bad that comes with the package.
We’re not all perfect, are we?
The truth is, it’s often the small […]
Teams win, and that’s no secret. Look at the success achieved by cozy startups. The right team makes all the difference in the world, and if you’ve brought all of the correct people together, even the smallest group is capable of moving a mountain. Assembling a dream team isn’t easy, and there are a lot […]
Your startup venture may require a significant amount of capital in order to launch successfully. These funds may be used for everything from paying overhead until the company turns a profit to purchasing equipment, inventory, facility space and more.
If you are launching a new venture, you understandably may be nervous about raising capital for your […]
The Millennial workforce is working from home more and more. This trend has been growing for years and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. A recent study from Polycom shows that almost a full third of employees around the globe are regularly working remotely. Close to two-thirds have some sort of flexible work schedule. […]
You work hard to maintain a successful business. Don’t let hackers take that away from you. Running a business comes with a responsibility to protect you, your staff and clients from cyber misconduct. Cyber security is not a topic to take lightly.
You should care enough about your company and people involved to set measures in […]
Americans aren’t the only ones with employee engagement problems. It turns out engagement is decreasing across the globe.
According to a recent report by Aon Hewitt, employee engagement has dropped two percentage points worldwide since 2015, and less than one quarter of employees are “highly engaged.”
Cause of the Decrease
Ken Oehler, Global Culture & Engagement Practice leader […]