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Modern leadership is about making people’s lives easier, with the hope that quality of life improvements will filter down into employee work and the success of the business overall. To do that, you might have to reach into your personal life and apply a little of your ‘home’ persona to your...

You can bring a horse to water but you can’t make it drink. Similarly, you can whip up a crackpot team of entrepreneurs and experts to kickstart your business — the hard part is getting them to collaborate. No team simply ‘gels’ of its own accord, just as nobody doubts the value of good teamwork. Productivity...

I’m Caroline Pegden, the co-founder of TempaGoGo, an award-winning online one-stop-shop for temporary agency recruitment. This year, we were very excited to move our startup base from our kitchen into a flexible office environment. As we on-boarded our first employee, the time was right for us to enter into the world...

The old way of thinking that employees should be grateful that they have a job is not always the best way to motivate them. Nowadays, companies are becoming more aware of how the welfare of their employees can relate to the productivity of the office. With that in mind, employers should put in more effort into...

It’s often assumed that starting a business means a lot of expense and premises is definitely one of the bigger costs for startups. But you will no doubt be aware that it’s much more common than it was in the past to start a business from your own home. There are a few things to consider when assessing if it’s...

Let’s face it – each of us have our own disgusting habits that we probably don’t even realise infuriate the people around us. Whether it be picking our nose, cracking our knuckles or chewing our pen, our co-workers are best placed to pick up on whatever these habits might be – after all, they are the people who spend...

It’s quite unfortunate that both millennials and Gen Z’s are being stereotyped as entitled, lazy and self-centered individuals—or at least that’s what we are all led to believe. They’re getting this bad reputation either from the media or from what we hear from people in your network.  But the question is, are they...

Working from home and working in a co-working space has become an ongoing trend over recent years. With the Internet becoming more sophisticated and technological developments improving yearly, working remotely has never been easier.  Businesses are deciding to save money on paying overheads for office space...

The rise of technological developments and the change in consumer behaviour, favouring digital communications, has forced businesses to shift their marketing strategy to become more digital, leading to the rise in demand for digital marketers. In most cases, digital marketing allows someone to lead a digital...

While separating one’s professional life from their work may feel like a logical step for their work-life balance, the truth is that these things are much harder to keep apart. The reason behind this is fairly simple, due to the fact that a lot of people spend 8 to 10 hours every day in their office. When you...