Posts Tagged“business ideas”

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Despite the many joys and advantages of being your own boss, mental health rarely comes up in the conversation when it comes to being a solopreneur. Related: Content marketing tips for Solopreneurs That being said, loneliness and depression amongst remote workers is a very real phenomenon which can be attributed to a number of factors including: Lack of face-to-face communication with others: when working from home, we rarely are afforded much in terms of human interaction Health problems associated with being sedentary and not getting out of the house The “lone wolf” mentality: this isolation eventually drains us as we…

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Has the time finally come for your brand to have a mobile app by its side? If so, do you know where to go in terms of not only finding the right app for your brand, but also the right developer to put it in place for you? In a day and age when millions of consumers around the globe are turning to their mobile devices of all kinds to browse for and ultimately buy products and services, your mobile app is a necessity. That said knowing what your soon-to-be app can do, who will build it, and of course…

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Even M&A experts like Larry Polhill know that almost half of all mergers and acquisitions “fail,” leaving the combined entity less well-off than before.  There are many reasons that this happens, and while some of them might be beyond your control, other causes of failed M&As can be prevented with some planning and careful preparation before the transition.  If you are thinking of participating in an M&A, here are some pitfalls to look out for. Customer Service Gaps Customers are the life’s blood of any business, and the first priority before, during and after any merger is to make sure…

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How well would you say you go about conducting your everyday business affairs? If the answer is not so well, why is that? In many cases, you (and your staff) may not properly understand what your customers truly want from you. If that is the case, you could find many of those customers going elsewhere for their business needs. One of the keys to doing business today and for the foreseeable future is making sure you understand how the world around you and your business operates. Yes, even if you despise politics on all levels, you can’t help but know…

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Making your office more efficient and productive isn’t just a case of telling everyone to concentrate more and work harder – sometimes it’s external factors that slow things down or make them harder to achieve. Here are twelve ideas that might make your office an easier place in which to get things done. Sort out the aircon If your aircon is on full blast, it can make people feel cold and they spend more time complaining about being cold, reaching for a jumper or sneaking off to the fridge to warm up (ok, this may be an exaggeration). Canvas everyone…