Simon Slade 


5 Myths About Remote Teams: Busted

There is no denying that remote teams are a growing trend throughout the working world. Global Workplace Analytics reports that the practice of working from home for the traditional (i.e., not self-employed) staff member has more than doubled since 2005. This is a result of supply and demand: the same data reports that more than 80 percent of working Americans want to … [Read more...]

4 Ways Good Leaders Nurture Employee Growth

Doting parents are ultimately working to make themselves obsolete: they want to nurture their child so that child can grow up to be independent and no longer need their constant care. Like good parents, good bosses must nurture their employees, foster growth and provide opportunities for them to be their very best. Ultimately, encouraging employees to flourish is best for … [Read more...]

How to Set and Achieve Effective Business Goals

From bullet journals to The Miracle Morning, goal setting is all the rage right now. Particularly for entrepreneurs and business owners, goal setting is an integral and challenging part of company operation that requires careful attention. Setting new goals for your business can be exciting. It’s a creative process that allows you to envision a positive, productive future. … [Read more...]

Tap into the Power of the About Page

The About page on a company website is perhaps the single most overlooked and underutilized marketing opportunity. One of the easiest ways to connect with customers is by humanizing your company. So many businesses miss this chance to gain customer loyalty because they don’t provide enough information—or they provide the wrong kind of information—on their website’s About … [Read more...]

What to Look for in a Remote Hire

Hiring is always a challenging process, but the pressure increases when you are hiring for a remote position. The virtual office is becoming more popular with every passing year, as businesses realize the dramatic cost benefits of expanding your team remotely. It’s important that business owners recognize the hiring process for remote workers is entirely different from that of … [Read more...]

10 Free Tools to Streamline Your Internet Marketing Efforts

There are a myriad of resources available to the internet marketer, some better than others — and some more expensive than others. Depending on the nature of your marketing strategy, forking over some cash for high-quality, complex tools might be a good choice. But if you are on a tight budget, or simply don’t need anything too intricate, these tools are my favorites that won’t … [Read more...]