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The Importance of Emotional Intelligence...
According to emotional intelligence (EQ) success is strongly influenced by personal qualities such as perseverance, self-control and skill in getting along with others. Much has...
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To innovate or not to innovate?
There are many options for leaders who wish to boost their organisation’s ability to innovate: set up a new-growth group; launch an idea contest; change the reward...
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Delegate, delegate, delegate
Most small business owners work more hours than they wish and are not happy with their work/life balance. One of the most effective methods for small-business owners to reduce...
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PR weapons to build your brand
Years ago, standard strategies like trade shows, press releases and launch events drove the bulk of a company’s brand story. Now, rapid innovation and technology has...
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Is It Time to Hire?
As a business owner, if the value of your own time is greater than the cost of hiring someone to help you, then you need to bring on extra help. While it is an extra cost, it is...
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Current Small Business Trends
Well into 2015, it’s time to take stock and break down some of the top trends affecting – and being affected by – small business.The Internet of ThingsThe...
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Millennials - hiring them is good busine...
Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are people born between 1980 and the mid-2000s and they make up the largest, most diverse generation. According to the Harvard Business...
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Dealing with negative people
We’ve all experienced the side effects of a negative friend, colleague or co-worker – someone who complains endlessly about their job but never offers any solutions;...
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Luck - Make it work for YOU!
Every entrepreneur has heard that success requires the right combination of skill, experience, timing, and luck. But that last, intangible piece of the formula has always been...
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Open Communication and Honest Feedback
What do your employees really want? A shiny new ping-pong table in the office? Catered lunches? The option to work remotely?A recent survey, conducted by 15Five, found...
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