Category: Skills

How to Revamp Your Website in 2020

This year has been a time for reflection – a pause in our regular working schedules to appreciate what matters, and to think through our careers, our businesses, and our lifestyles. One of the significant outcomes of the coronavirus pandemic has been to force companies to reassess their position in their market, considering ways to digitize and push most of their sales online. And of course, to sell online, you need a great website to offer to consumers. In this short guide, you’ll learn how to revamp your site to boost your online sales this year.

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So You’ve Lost Your Work Mojo. Now What?

It happens to all of us at some point. We wake up one day and we’ve just lost our spark when it comes to work. Whether you’re an entrepreneur building your own business or you’re trying to climb the corporate ladder, sometimes your inspiration naturally ebbs away and you realise that you’re just going through the motions. So if this happens to you, what on earth do you do? There are ways to get your mojo restarted with work, so spend a little time and you could soon re-find that spark.

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Five HR Tips for Small Business Entrepreneurs

Regardless of the size of your business, every entrepreneur faces the same challenges when it comes to human resources. One thing every business has in common is that it requires staff. If your business has employees, you’ll need a human resources department to look after everything to do with your employees, including hiring, recruitment, training, payroll, onboarding, promotions, and maintaining business culture.

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Here are Some of the Top Reasons Why Most Businesses Fail

If you’re an entrepreneur who is looking to set up their own company or you would prefer to move through the ranks and enter managerial positions, it’s important that you gain the right credentials and skills beforehand. The business world is known to be highly competitive, so to be one step ahead and secure your dream role, studying for an MBA is a no-brainer.

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10 Benefits Studying for an MBA Has on Your Career in Business

If you’re an entrepreneur who is looking to set up their own company or you would prefer to move through the ranks and enter managerial positions, it’s important that you gain the right credentials and skills beforehand. The business world is known to be highly competitive, so to be one step ahead and secure your dream role, studying for an MBA is a no-brainer.

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12 Ways You Can Improve Your Small Business

Every business – big or small – looks for ways to improve. It’s the nature of business to progress, change and enhance practices as time moves on. Without progression, there is a serious lack of interest and eventually, a business falls off of the customer radar. As an entrepreneur, you may well be guilty of focusing on making life complicated to try and improve business. Think of long meetings with complex terms and conditions and changes, and you’re likely to know what we’re talking about.

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Why employee engagement is important for you

Are you running a business that employs several people? If so, then you will know how important it is to make sure that your team is happy and produces their best work – for themselves and for your brand. However, sometimes making sure your employees are engaged can fall down your list of priorities. Is that a problem if it does?

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Staying Productive From Home

Many of us are currently working from home as we try to stop the spread of COVID-19. For some of us, this is relatively normal. If you have worked from home in the past, or usually spend most of your time working from home, you might just be trying to find a new way to juggle your work around other members of your family, who aren’t usually around in the day time.

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How to Create a Personal Brand for Your Creative Business

Creating a personal brand for your creative business is essential. Your personal brand helps differentiate you from the competition by showing the unique things that you offer. It tells people who you are and the value you bring. People remember you before they remember your products or services. No matter what your particular goal is, your personal brand has a huge impact on whether or not people want to buy from or work with you. This applies to anyone not just million dollar businesses, so whether you’re a photographer, writer or an artist, your branding will make a difference in your business.

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Boosting Productivity Without Cliche Team Building Efforts

Every small business owner or entrepreneur desperately seeks the optimal level of productivity. However, if you’ve never done so before, it can be a challenge to motivate your employees towards the top level of productivity. Yes, there are team-building efforts, but these are cliche. They are tired. They are woefully out of fashion. Instead, it would help if you looked at other, more human ways to generate this productivity.

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