Relinquishing control is not easy. But entrepreneurs who hand over the reins and master the art of delegation see faster growth and unlock the door to a better work-life balance, writes Barnaby Lashbrooke, founder of Time Etc.
Why do 40 per cent of UK companies fail? Don’t let it be poor business leadership. Here’s three golden rules that have helped entrepreneur, philanthropist and speaker Greg Secker, founder of Learn to Trade and The Greg Secker Foundation.
When I started SmartPA in 2011, I wanted to see results straight away. It took me a while to realise that if I wanted to grow the business successfully, I needed substantial time to identify and tackle those pesky scale-up pitfalls.
Anyone who has ever started their own business will know just how challenging it can be. In the early days, when resources are stretched to the limit, you have to take on everything from setting the vision for the business and bringing in the sales, to the marketing, accounting, HR and more – but effective delegation is your best friend.
The UK is heading towards a “productivity pressure cooker” – placing business leaders and employees under increased pressure to be more efficient. So how can managers boost their productivity and enable their teams to do the same?
With new research suggesting that 70 per cent of CEO’s time could be use better, Real Business quizzed five business heads about personal assistants to find out what value they can add – or if they’re actually necessary at all.
As an entrepreneur at the helm of a fast-growth SaaS venture, Vaughan Rowsell shares his tips on the approach and attitude needed to create a technology business selling around the world.
Many of us SME owners and entrepreneurs find it hard to delegate. Yet delegation is a corner stone to us being able to grow our businesses.
The art of delegation is key to being a good manager and helping your business grow. Here are five easy tips to help you learn how to delegate effectively.