Salon Small Business: 6 Tips on How to Manage Your Staff

Every salon business owner faces an uphill battle for survival. The trends in fashion and styling are constantly changing, client’s’ expectations continue to upsurge, and market competition and price wars… Read more »

How Can You Improve The Motivation of Your Workforce?

Do your staff sit at their desks looking glum, constantly moaning and slacking when it comes to their day-to-day tasks? Rather than punish them, you might want to look into… Read more »

Slashing Downtime in Industry and at Home

Downtime is the enemy of efficiency. Even the word–downtime–makes it clear that it’s a negative thing, something we all want to avoid. It leaves machinery idling, chugging exhaust into the… Read more »

8 Skills to Look for in New Hires

Anyone who’s gone through the hiring process knows–often the number of candidates, skills, objectives and experience can be quite a bit to wade through! When it’s time to hire a… Read more »

Measuring Customer Satisfaction: Why You Need It and How to Do It

Business moves pretty fast these days. Technology, the information revolution, the internet, social media and the globalisation provide options and opportunities for consumers that were unimaginable only a few short… Read more »

8 Amazing Tricks to Get the Most Out Of Your Invoices

Invoices can often be hard—there’s no way around that. For many small business owners, it isn’t the act of creating invoices that causes so many problems. Instead, it’s the doubt… Read more »

Setting Up a Perfect Office: 5 Important Things We Forget About

Think for a moment about your everyday life at the workplace. Do you usually feel inspired and energized or bored with the dull office environment? Along with the changing demands… Read more »

Building a Network: How You Can Make Meaningful Connections When You Don’t Know Anyone in the Room

How can you make long-term, meaningful connections at networking events (when you don’t know anyone there)? photo credit: Sebastiaan ter Burg / Flickr The following answers are provided by members… Read more »

Cutting Costs Without Cutting Corners: Governing a Portfolio of Entities

Often we see that the people responsible for governing entities in a multinational corporation are torn between two responsibilities. On the one hand, they need to make sure their entities… Read more »

Cloud Building – The Smart Way to Manage Your Virtual Team

As an entrepreneur behind a new business startup, or the manager of an SME, you probably find yourself firefighting every day. There are so many issues to overcome and you… Read more »