Category Archives: Time Management

Nine to Five – The myth of the working day

Once upon a time people did work from nine to five. It was considered workaday drudgery. How people complained about the punishing hours. A popular song by US country singer Dolly Parton goes: Working nine to five What a way … Continue reading

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INVEST IN YOUR EMPLOYEES AND GET A GREAT ROI

There are some organizations that put employee training and development on the back burner. They do not see an immediate benefit and view investing in their employees as more optional than essential. They do not see the expense as worth … Continue reading

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Delegation through Responsibility. Authority, Accountability

An organization stands on three pillars of strength. Responsibility, Authority, Accountability. Unless you are literally a one-man army, you have to rely on others down the line to deliver results. The best organizational heads know the benefits of delegation. They pick the … Continue reading

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WHY HIRING A CONFERENCE OR MEETING ROOM MAKES GOOD BUSINESS SENSE

Many offices utilize precious office space for meeting and conference rooms only to discover that they don’t require them as much as they thought. Like guest rooms in a home, they are under-utilized but still need to be maintained and cared … Continue reading

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IS YOUR BUSINESS LOCATION NEIGHBOURHOOD-FRIENDLY?

Choosing a location for your business generally has three main considerations – proximity to customers, suppliers and employees. Other issues are easy transport and parking facilities,proximity to competitors and affiliated businesses which could impact your business.           … Continue reading

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Pitching your idea to investors …. in 30 minutes or less

              You have a great business idea. Very soon it will become clear to you that to turn that idea into concrete reality will mean raising capital. You will need to sell the idea to … Continue reading

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