Are you your community’s biggest cheerleader?
Every brand has a persona, an image or lifestyle qualities that it might communicate to its customers base. Big brands spend millions of pounds a year trying to get into the minds of their potential customers, trying to anticipate what it is that they might want to see or hear in terms of messaging. A […]
How Can You Bring Innovation Into Your Organisation?
Innovation is essential for the growth of any company. To successfully implement innovation, you need to know exactly what makes an innovative organisation as well as how it contributes to business growth. What many business professionals don’t realise or appreciate is that creativity can be challenging to achieve. It requires investment of time and resources […]
How can leaders promote and support employee wellbeing?
60 percent of employees say they’d feel more motivated and more likely to recommend their organisation as a good place to work if their employer took action to support mental wellbeing. Mental health, just like physical health, moves up and down along a spectrum from good to poor. Considering how much time people spend at […]
Did You Know These Multi-Billion Dollar Companies Started In A Garage?
Do you think you need a corporate office to start a business? Think again. Some of the largest and most successful companies around started in the unlikeliest of places – someone’s garage. These humble beginnings teach us that the most amazing ideas have no boundaries. From small, rented garages to multibillion-dollar companies, anyone who’s passionate […]
4 Ways to Motivate & Engage Remote Employees
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing dozens of companies to adopt new practices and shift to working remotely as they try to prevent non-essential contact and travel during the social distancing period. With the expectation that sustained efforts will be needed to deal with the virus, businesses are preparing for months without their staff in offices, […]
How To Define Your Office Culture
Growth is exciting. But times of growth also mean times of change, so how do you navigate potential feelings of uneasiness and uncertainty amongst your team and maintain a great office culture? It is imperative to ensure that during the growth process, alongside recruiting new staff and the implementation of other business changes, your company […]
Upskilling: 5 tips on how to do it successfully
This week’s blog looks at upskilling. What is it? Upskilling can be defined as “teaching (an employee) additional skills.” Below you will find 5 tips on how to go about upskilling! Research The most obvious starting point is to research the area about which you’d like to learn more. Surf the internet, read industry publications […]
Why you should allow staff to access social media during office hours
Whether you like it or not, social media has become a massive part of society. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn have taken over and it would appear that they’re here to stay. In this week’s blog we’re going to be looking at social media and its role in the workplace. We’ve put together a […]
Top 10 tips to start your New Year off with a bang!
1. Re-read your business strategy You can only move forward by reflecting on your past performance, so a great place to start is by reviewing your business in line with your business strategy and objectives for 2017. 2. Review your customer feedback The best way to get an honest insight into your business performance is […]
Seven habits that could change your business
One of the most influential business books on the market is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. For those of you who haven’t read it (which is staggering, since over 15 million copies have been sold!), it’s a life-changing book that outlines the seven key habits that you should […]