Safety First: 3 Concerns For Property Investors

All business ventures come with risks: product failures, lost investments, and data breaches among so many others. For those who choose to invest in real estate, however, the worst case scenarios can be much more dire. Irresponsible landlords not only risk their investments but can endanger others through their negligence. …continue reading →
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The Only Types of Consultants Worth Patronising

When the permanently employed staff of any company really sneaks a peek into the world of consultants and their consultation jobs, each of those employees perhaps wishes they may have been consultants who get paid on a per-contract basis as opposed to often feeling like they’re doing a lot more work for a lot less pay. Yes, the truth is consultants do earn more than permanently employed staff which in some instances does the exact same job as the consultant, but the scales balance out a bit because consultants don’t get to enjoy the same employee benefits a permanently employed staff member does.…continue reading →
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Everybody Needs a Leg-Up in Business

Well it’s perhaps true about life in general as well because if you come to think of it you get a leg up from your parents mainly as you grow through the various stages in your life, but it definitely applies in business that everybody needs a leg up. I’m going to hit you with a cliché and say that no man is an island as that rings true in business. You simply need others to succeed so it’s important to formulate good relationships with as many people as you can.…continue reading →
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The Five Worst Things That Can Happen to Your New Product Launch

As the build up to your product launch reaches fever pitch you may start to feel a bit nervous about what will happen. While you will want to stay positive and upbeat at this important time, it is also worth putting some thought into some of the things that can go wrong too. In this way you will be prepared for whatever comes your way.…continue reading →
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What Should I Do When My Post Gets Lost?

The internet has revolutionised the world of communication. No longer do we have to pen a physical letter, cram it into a nearby letterbox and wait for a week or more for a reply; instead we can fire off an email and expect a reply in a matter of moments. What’s more, there’s little risk of our communications getting lost or damaged along the way.…continue reading →
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How your finances can be affected by poor health

How often have you chatted with someone who is struggling through a working day despite having a heavy cold, a case of the flu, or some other medical or health problem, and heard them say they should really be tucked up in bed recovering but they “can’t afford to be sick”.…continue reading →
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What Sets You Apart?

As an entrepreneur, it doesn’t get more frustrating than knowing you have something valuable to offer the marketplace, yet you’re unable to cut through the competition and get your product in front of customers. If this resonates with you, then you need to spend some time focusing on who you are, what you’re offering, and how you can differentiate your services.…continue reading →
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Where You Work: Location Options For Small Businesses

Running a small business typically means working within an equally small budget – and with budget constraints come creative solutions to common problems. In particular, small businesses need to navigate the issue of overhead, such as office rentals, which can be one of the most significant expenses during the early phase of operations. Luckily, there are an increasing number of solutions to bridge that gap.…continue reading →
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The 7 Biggest Mistakes in Resource Management

Resource management is an abstract skillset used by a variety of different positions and business leaders. For example, entrepreneurs need to manage both investment capital and human resources wisely if they want to succeed, and project managers need to keep their employees, contractors, vendors, and budgets in order if they want the client to be satisfied. Few positions require resource management quite as much as project portfolio management (PPM), however, as project portfolio managers need to think about resources on every level, from high-level enterprise planning to the individual workers executing tasks to accomplish the vision.…continue reading →
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The Big Business of Sports Sponsorship

It really rubs me up the wrong way hearing some people asking questions like “Why do we give footballers so much money and yet we pay nurses, firemen and policemen a fraction of what these sports stars earn?” I mean they’re not involved in any of the sports sponsorship deals and so they can’t claim any ownership of the money “given to footballers” and other sports stars, can they?…continue reading →
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