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Reducing the SME administrative burden

Reducing the SME administrative burden

The burden of excessive bureaucracy is one of the leading causes of lost productivity for businesses. Admin, record keeping and infrastructure are necessities and can’t be avoided. But many of them can be improved.

Robin Booth 26th February 2018 By Read this post
Dr Who's Guide to Leadership

Dr Who’s Guide to Leadership – Part 1

Dr Who’s Guide to Leadership – Part 1

Every business needs good leadership but not every business knows what good leadership looks like. We needn’t just look to real people for examples of good leadership – fiction can teach us just as much about the qualities of a great leader. And there are few better leaders than The Doctor.

Robin Booth 29th January 2018 By Read this post

How to build a positive startup culture

How to build a positive startup culture

For many of us, work takes up roughly 8 hours of the day, plus a commute to get there and back. The people we work with may form the majority of our social interaction, outside of close family. The place we work in appears, half-remembered in our dreams. Clearly, work is an important ingredient of our lives, even if we don’t always take it seriously.

Taking a fresh look at planning your business

Taking a fresh look at planning your business

Previously on the blog I’ve talked a lot about new businesses. Today I’m going to focus on taking a fresh look at an existing business – and what this means in terms of planning. So, your business is up and running. Maybe it’s been trundling along for years, or maybe you’ve been furiously climbing the slippery slope to financial stability as a startup. You might not know it but you’ve reached a point where it’s time to take a new look at your business.

Can you make a great leader?

Can you make a great leader?

We’ve probably all worked for a variety of people, some good, and some not so good…but generally speaking, great leaders all share similar characteristics.

Effective and successful leaders of businesses inspire, motivate and lead their staff to working towards a common aim. With a clear vision for the business, staff will understand where the business is going, how they fit into that picture, and how the goals will be achieved.

Ally Bush 2nd September 2016 By No Comments Read this post

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