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Collaborating With Competitors: What You Need to Know

Collaborating With Competitors: What You Need to Know   Sports legends are so competitive that they could never imagine teaming up with their fiercest...

Overcoming Assumptions That Impede Success

Overcoming Assumptions That Impede Success More often than not, people have beliefs about themselves that hold them back and prevent them from succeeding. W...

How to Do More in Less Time

How to Do More in Less Time The typical small business owner is stressed out, overworked, wears many hats, and is most likely annoyed with the circumstances...

A Step-By-Step Guide to Streamlining Business Processes

A Step-By-Step Guide to Streamlining Business Processes Business processes are created to make our work more efficient. When people follow the same set of e...

A Guide to Starting Your Own Game Development Company

A Guide to Starting Your Own Game Development Company Playing video games and creating them are quite different. Playing games--especially the ones you like...

Employee Burnout and What You Can Do About It

What is burnout? Burnout is defined as a state of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion caused by prolonged stress. Among employees, burnout may occu...

Handling Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

It's easier said than done though. Sometimes, we get scared of going through with it, so we delay until the situation gets worse. To help you with these is...

Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction

Benefits of having happy employees Various experts have stated that having high levels of employee satisfaction do better than those who don't. Here are s...

Managing Millennials: What You Need to Know

Interestingly, apart from being the most educated generation to date, millennials aren't really that different from their predecessors. There are, however,...

Quick Guide to Using Instagram for Business

If you're interested in successfully harnessing Instagram's massive user base and wide reach for your company, here are a few things you need to know. Gro...

Dealing With Office Romances

Here's what company leaders need to know about the possible consequences of office romances and what they can do to minimise the negative effects. Possibl...

Qualities That Good Leaders Need

Honesty and integrity The terms "honesty" and "integrity" are sometimes used interchangeably, but they're quite different from each other. Simply put, hon...

Tips on Making Leaders More Accountable

Successful leadership is about holding yourself and the people under you responsible for getting things done. Without accountability, you won't be able to ...

How to Earn Your Customer's Trust

Remember that customers buy a product or service because they trust the company providing it, and find value in what they pay for. Without trust, relations...

Cubicles vs Open Office Spaces: Which is the Way to Go?

Arguments for open workspaces There are a number of good reasons to choose an open layout for your company's workspace. Here are some of the best ones. ...

The Pros and Cons of Sole Traders

Your choice of structure would determine how decisions will be made, taxation, registration expenses, liability, insurance, and various other minutiae in y...

Techniques to Overcome Procrastination

If you're honest enough with yourself, you can probably tell if you're a chronic procrastinator. To help you get rid of this nasty habit, here are a few ...

Promoting Your Crowdfunding Campaign

The key to a successful crowdfunding campaign is how it's publicised. Here are a few suggestions on how to promote it. Get in touch with your contacts Wh...

Breaking Free From Technology Addiction

If you've answered yes to any of these questions, then you may be addicted to technology. Considering how everything is done online nowadays, it's not exa...

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Public Relations Agency

Whatever your company's reasons, you first need to consider if enlisting the services of a PR firm is the right decision in the first place. To help you de...

Tips on Boosting Employee Productivity

Tip #1: Hire the right people It all starts with finding the right people for the job. When hiring, see to it that you aim for the best performers, who ...

Key Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Punctuality Being prompt is an important habit in business. In addition to showing respect for other people's time, punctuality establishes your reliabili...

Common Problems That Family-Owned Businesses Should Avoid

On top of the usual issues, family businesses have to deal with an entirely new assortment of headaches, which may include (but are not limited to) the f...

How to Prevent Your Start-Up From Failing (Part 2)

To help improve your start-up's chances of survival, here are a few more suggestions (check out part 1 as well) on how you can prevent it from failing. Cr...

How to Prevent Your Start-Up From Failing (Part 1)

However, it's not as bad as you may think: according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, among the new businesses that started in 2009, 47.5 per cent...