Strategizing

Small Business Strategy and Planning

The most successful business owners are always thinking ahead. If you are a new business owner, strategizing about mission statements, corporate culture and business plans are things you would be smart to address early on. More seasoned business owners can benefit from articles on everything from setting client expectations to creating a niche for your small business

How to Enjoy Your Job

Long hours and an endless queue of pressing priorities on top of bottlenecking deadlines is nobody’s idea of fun, especially when you feel that your skills are underappreciated and that you are largely going unnoticed. Well, if you are truly at odds with your workplace and if you do find that what is required of you in terms of your performance is an undesirable way to spend … [Read more...]

What Business Trends Will Impact Growth Through 2022?

We're already in the third decade of the Twenty-First Century, and businesses are speeding up as a combination of changes in society and technology are coming together. Many of these changes are global, such as the ongoing rise of Asia and The Western world's aging while others impact us on a personal level. Ultimately, all of them will bring a great change in our businesses … [Read more...]

How Might U.S. Election Outcome Impact Your Stock Portfolio?

Let’s look into the crystal ball and try to see the future. It’s Nov. 4, and the American election is over. The country is awakening to one of two possible outcomes. In the first scenario, Republican Donald Trump has rallied from the deficit he currently is showing in the polls and has won reelection. In scenario two, challenger Joe Biden’s lead is maintained, and the … [Read more...]

5 Steps for Reducing Wasted Time in Company Meetings

Meetings are the bane of the modern office worker as they usually consume far more time than they’re worth and they are often not very productive at all. A good manager or meeting chair will conduct meetings efficiently and with a clear goal in mind, but just how does one accomplish that if your attendees are keen for a good old chat? Here are five quick ways to reduce time … [Read more...]

How to Encourage Staff Back into the Office

Many businesses are now starting to open back up again and are encouraging staff to come into the office, but there are some businesses that are finding it hard to encourage staff back into the office, so it is important that you recognize the concerns of your staff. Here are a few ways that you can encourage staff back into the office. Flexible Working First, it is a good … [Read more...]

Important Lessons Businesses Can Learn from Covid-19 Challenges

A large part of doing business is dependent on planning; budgets, sales, and profit projections are just a few examples of such plans. They help a business keep their matters in order, and sure, no one can precisely predict the future, but reasonable approximations can be reliable and helpful nonetheless. Unfortunately, there was no trend or statistical graph that could have … [Read more...]

How to Quickly Turn Around a Business Property

Turning around a business property can either go great or very poorly. If you don’t have the right knowledge and resources in turning around investment properties, then you could easily lose thousands of your own money. But if you take the precautions, plan accordingly and stick to your knowledge and expertise, then you could potentially make thousands in profit. But how … [Read more...]

Proven Techniques to Keep Remote Employees Engaged

The need to abandon offices and resume work from home came suddenly and unexpectedly. Thankfully, remote work was already an emerging trend before it became the need of the hour. As a result, when it did become an absolute necessity, most businesses found that the tools and technologies that are needed to operate with distributed employees already exist and are easily … [Read more...]

How Business Travel Will Change After the Coronavirus Pandemic

Many countries are still reeling from the peak of the ongoing pandemic, while others have the situation fairly under control. New Zealand’s fierce reaction from the start has enabled the country to keep their numbers under strict control, whereas the US has a long way to go to reach anything resembling an equilibrium. With the lockdown still in play and many other restrictions … [Read more...]

7 Steps to Effective Data Classification

Digitalization and cloud storage have given businesses the opportunity to easily store vast amounts of data. However, some businesses fall into the trap of hoarding too much data, and if it’s not properly organized, it can be easy to lose the important stuff in a sea of redundant information. Furthermore, the majority of business data is highly sensitive and should be … [Read more...]