There’s no doubt about it, business jargon can be annoying – especially when it’s overused or, even worse, misused. Here’s a list of 30 of the most overused and annoying business jargon terms and what they really mean.
Conflict in the workplace is something none of us want to deal with. Unless you have the patience of a saint, you’ve probably come across someone at work whose personality clashes with your own.
"Never let a good crisis go to waste" has been attributed to Winston Churchill in reference to the conditions post the Second World War that allowed for the formation of the United Nations. There is some doubt as to whether he actually used those words but it certainly sounds like something he would say. It of course refers to the peculiar environment that surrounds people in the midst of a crisis where somehow all paradigms seem up for debate and rules are to be questioned.
The government estimates that employers pay an annual bill of around £9bn per year in sick pay and associated costs. In today’s economic climate, it is more important than ever to cultivate a happy and in turn a healthy workforce.
A business fleet can help a company grow its reputation and sales. For smaller businesses, vehicle leasing is a less financially pressured option.
Without effective cash flow management, a business fails. Due to their tighter budgets, SMEs are more likely to fail if their cash flow isn’t managed properly.
Whether you’re leading a team at a corporate company or running your own business, there’s more to becoming a successful leader than the title.
To celebrate Mother’s Day 2019, Real Business looks at mums in business around the world and some of the qualities that unite them.
Whichever side of the table we find ourselves, we rarely bound enthusiastically into the room for a staff appraisal. A little reticence is perfectly natural. But a staff appraisal is an important opportunity to have a constructive, two-way conversation that benefits all involved.
How many meetings have you sat in where time-wasting is high and positive attitudes are low? So what’s a boss to do? The answer? Listen to the sentiments of your bored employees. Sick of pointless meetings? if so, here are some global statistics you can use to improve the quality of your meetings today.
Wellness and self-care dominated workplace discussions last year, but what are the HR policies you need to be integrating into your business in 2019?
Business coaches can be used to boost company performance at crucial times, but make sure you have your goals in place first.