In the first of a series of online business masterclasses, join the team live to discuss what the future holds for business success and how to stay one step ahead.
There are seven mistakes that business owners often make that can kill their business. This week I am looking at Mistake Seven – staying in your comfort zone. Find out why you do it, what it can do to your business and how to change your behaviour so your business thrives.
Royal Wedding boost for ailing craft businesses. The Online marketplace Notonthehighstreet is expecting a 25 per cent increase in orders for Royal Wedding related memorabilia. The company, which is backed by venture capital firms Index Ventures and Greylock Partners, launched a Royal Wedding section on its site yesterday as well as a campaign to direct international traffic to […]
Customer service is king and rightly so. Gordon Jones, a Chartered Marketer and author of several booklets including Successful Customer Care on a Shoestring, explains why companies are investing so much in it and how it affects each and every of us.
Many business owners refuse to face their fears and insecurities – they have a lack of awareness of their own personality, of their strengths and weaknesses, and their impact on others. Ultimately this means they are less able to build an appropriate team around them. This is Mistake Six of the Seven most common ways people kill their business.
Are you fed up with feeling overworked, stressed and exhausted? Can you feel the weight pile on as your time sitting at a desk increases? Do you want to be fit and healthy but don’t have time to join a gym?
Are you killing your business? As a business grows, it’s crucial that your actions don’t strangle it. There are seven common mistakes that people make that kill their business. This week I am looking at Mistake 4 – You Haven’t Got Anyone To Bounce Ideas Off.
Don’t be the reason your business fails. There are 7 deadly sins that an kill a business. Mistake 3 is “Growing Too Quickly Before Your Model Is Proven”. Here Hilary Briggs explains why this is a problem, how to spot it, and what to do differently.
I’m very lucky, as I’ve always found delegating comes naturally to me. I think it comes from naturally wanting to do the exciting stuff and letting others take the initiative and do the hard graft!
Most business people approach a negotiation hoping for a win-win agreement. But even with the best of intentions, they usually fall into the same win-lose patterns that characterize most negotiations.
We have been talking to some of our readers about their experiences of finding the right space for their business, and we realised that it’s not always straightforward or painless. So we spoke to James Friedenthal, Marketing Director of office space providers Workspace and have produced this handy guide as a check list for getting the right business space for you.