When you start a business with friends, the camaraderie can be thrilling. But, when you go off and start something alone very different sorts of feelings manifest, the main one is loneliness. Whilst having these feelings often comes with being an entrepreneur, there are things you can do to combat them, I give you five tips to beat the blues whilst working alone.
We all know how e-commerce platforms like Amazon have changed the way consumers purchase goods and part with their hard-earned cash. But this is not a one-sided process, it also means that SMEs must follow the big pioneers and ramp up the way they service customers regardless of their sector.
Just how much does the traditional office boardroom stimulate dynamic group thinking? If you look at modern offices, boardrooms tend to take more of a ‘lounge type’ set up. Why? Because employee habits are changing, including the way they work and collaborate.
We are constantly hearing about how remote working can be more productive than office attendance. But for this to be the case, you must ensure that your managerial skills are up to scratch. Make use of IT technology as well as a culture of transparency to get your remote office team to the highest level of productivity.
What makes a successful entrepreneur? The answer is not as complex as you might think. All you need to do is identify a problem, and solve it. This is exactly what budding entrepreneur Katie Redstar did when she started a successful company that offers sign-language services to businesses. Being deaf caused her to face discrimination in her past life, but entrepreneurialism opened new doors.
A whopping three million businesses will be affected by MTD when it comes into effect in April 2019. That sounds scary, doesn’t it? But it offers a great opportunity to find a cloud-based accounting system that will make financial reporting easier.
We’ve all been warned not to stare directly into light sources because it can damage our eyes, right? Well, forget what your parents taught you, because the team at Wave Illumination, a light tech company, says we should. They have come up with a tool that reads light sources so that businesses can choose the right lighting– and drive sales and employee productivity in the process.
Who says you need copious amounts of booze and a deep fat fryer to have a good time? Joel Belchem, co-founder of Ibiza born healthy food hangout, The Skinny Kitchen – agrees. He talks to us about his award-winning formula, (high-quality health for the masses and celebrity fans included).
Cloud technology, it’s anything but fluffy! In fact, there are some fantastic benefits for getting down with ‘the cloud’ in your business. Here are the five benefits of getting cloud-savvy, (Hint, your employees will thank you).
You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘elevator pitch’ 100 times. You may even have given a few, knowingly or otherwise. But what actually is an elevator pitch? And what makes one good or bad?
Bambino Mio is a globally growing reusable nappy brand with consumer responsibility at the heart of its agenda. Managing Director and co-founder Guy Schanschieff tells us more.
All employees have the right to feel safe and secure in their places of work, as they should in all aspects of their lives. But what happens when a person is violated sexually at work? I want to tell you about a victim who is taking on the financial might of a City institution to fight for her rights.