A mentor is there to share their experiences, offer advice and provide a mentee with knowledge and expertise that they have accumulated throughout their career. And this a role model should be someone you respect and can trust to guide your business development.
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Understanding how to best support employees to maximise their contribution to a business is a significant challenge for HR departments and owners of SMEs. When you add high levels of absenteeism into the mix, workforce productivity can begin to feel like an uphill battle.
You don’t need to be Arkwright to appreciate the business benefits of being open all hours. Yet a surprising number of B2B companies have the metaphorical “closed sign” in the shop window at times when customers are poised to make a purchase.
Though the UK may have experienced a belated and unexpected heatwave, the summer holidays have come to an unwelcome end. Children are back at school, you can’t get a seat on the train and people have returned to work, slightly sunburnt and downcast with a case of holiday blues.
Mauricio Munguia, head of Latin America Desk at Santander UK, gives his views on the main opportunities and challenges that the Mexican export market offers.
It is widely acknowledged that marginal gains, the small changes in an athletes behaviour amplified across lots of areas, was one of the key mechanisms that helped Team GB go from 36th in the Atlanta Olympics medal table to second in Rio – and it can be applied to your business.
A look at the five things UK business leaders can can learn from the style of the US presidential TV debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
It is fair to assume CFO like numbers. What’s not to like? The big number above demands your attention, even if you are not analytically inclined. Your interest will be further tweaked when I say that 30, 3, 30 are key numbers that will help CFOs step up to CEO.
Simply, the equity economy is a way for entrepreneurs to turn a small percentage of the equity in their startup into an easy-to-use currency that can be used to reward those that help them to build the business.
Businesses across the world are embracing new digital advances which are benefiting staff productivity levels and efficiency while saving money. Although technology has already played a huge part in industries such as farming and production, it is now set to take on more traditional “white collar” office jobs.
Recent headlines encapsulate the tension between decisions made according to the family business agenda and those obligations which begin on incorporation and intensify with growth. To family firm owners this is an ever evolving scale and begs the question: at what point do the interests of external stakeholders take primacy?
Getting the business-customer relationship right from the offset is difficult. You don’t know much about the person or the way they like to interact but you’ll go above and beyond to make it a success and win that customer loyalty.