Category Archives: Business Ideas

Dan Purjes Considers How it Is Possible for Some CEOs to Run Multiple Companies

The world seems to be fascinated by CEOs of large companies. What few people know, however, is that the CEOs of some of the world’s biggest companies, such as Twitter, Tesla, Renault, and Amazon.com, run multiple companies. This is something that Dan Purjes has been fascinated by since a story about it appeared in the Barrons newspaper. Dan Purjes’ Background on CEOs CEOs are exemplary individuals. They are often covered in the main story in the New York Times, talking about a latest report Read more [...]

Stephen Varanko III on Organizational Leadership

Organizational leadership is an important management concept in which a leader works not just towards what is best for the team, but also for what is best for the individual. It is both a work ethic and an attitude and it can be applied at all levels of the organization. According to experts like Stephen Varanko III, it would require almost a lifetime to describe every element of organizational leadership. However, there are five key components to it. Stephen Varanko III on the Five Components Read more [...]

How to Write Business Copy Well without Being a Copywriter

You're not a writer, but you need to write in your job or to grow your own business. The thing is, writing business and marketing copy is often a critical part of a job, whether you're an official copywriter or not. At least, you'd need to write business letters and e-mails to correspond with vendors,  colleagues, and other stakeholders. In this article, we'll discuss how to write business copy well without being a copywriter by trade or profession. 1. Perform Freewriting Freewriting is an Read more [...]

The Benefit of Virtual Training platforms

In this new technological age, many companies who have liked to do in house training are beginning to as why are virtual training platforms so great for your employees? And why do they achieve such prodigious results. Well the answer lies within the way that people learn, and also the options offered by such platforms. The key features are that the learning can be tailored specifically to each individual and, by using a tablet or laptop, can be done anytime anywhere, as is your preference.   How Read more [...]

How Should You Invest Your Money?

Investing money can be a slippery slope at times. In one hand, the want and need to find ways to grow your money is important. But in the other? The thought of putting all your eggs in one investment basket can be a bit overwhelming as well. The truth is, if you can take your time and get educated about what works best for you and your finances, you'll begin to feel a bit less anxious when it comes to deciding how to invest your money. How Should You Invest Your Money? That's the million dollar Read more [...]

The Elizabeth line and what it means for UK businesses

It’s no secret that both living and working in the south of England is more costly. From everyday items to the average cost of a rented property, living in or around the capital can see you paying considerably more, compared to towns and cities in the north of the country. To make living more affordable, you’ll find that jobs in the south offer a higher salary bracket, compared to a job in cities like Liverpool and Manchester. When it comes to property prices in the south, this doesn’t just Read more [...]

Confidence – The Key to Successful Leadership

Without confidence, a manager will struggle to come across as a natural born leader. The reality is that anyone can get promoted but not everyone takes to leadership like a duck to water. Sometimes it takes training in the art of leadership or to work on the relationship with your inner self to provide the assertiveness and confidence to come across as strong and dependable, or someone worth following. When people say that business is modern warfare, it only serves to highlight how adaptable you Read more [...]

Developing and promoting your business USP – Is it all about being the best?

You can’t deny the fact that deciding your business USP (unique selling proposition) is perhaps the most vital decision that you can make about your business. In case you want your business to stand apart from the crowd, every step that you take will become easier as you will gain maximum visibility from your clients. Clients and customers will be easily accessible and your fans will spread the word about your business and tell people why they love you. In short, USP can often mean the difference Read more [...]

How to Raise Morale, and Why It Matters for Your Small Business

Despite their difference in size,  small and big business are often tasked with similar objectives and concerned with identical problems. Neither can afford to take their accounting casually, for example. And regulatory agencies demand compliance regardless of size. One of the other areas that know no size is morale. In fact, low morale might impact small companies even more than big ones. That is because it might take quite a long time for morale issues to hit a critical mass in a big company. Read more [...]

Six introduction & networking mistakes to avoid

Introducing yourself and others to key contacts is essential for building business relationships and networking effectively. It’s not something that you often think about, but if you pay attention it happens almost every day, and depending on where you work within a business, sometimes more often than that. However, there are pitfalls that many professionals can avoid when making introductions. So, to avoid the awkward social blunders, we present six introduction mistakes to avoid: Looking away Looking Read more [...]