5 Tips to Sharpen Your Business Skills


Whether you already run your own business or are an aspiring entrepreneur, there are steps that you can take to improve your business savvy and get ahead in the market. Managing your own business requires skills in number of different areas. Many of those areas are going through large-scale transformation. If you are not on top of these changes you may get blindsided by them and lose your business edge. That is why it is important to continue to acquire new skills in order to be on top of your game. Here are some of the best ways to sharpen your business skills.

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How Publishing Great Content Can Help Grow Your Business


Whether you’re simply writing blog posts to bring attention to your own writing, or you’re writing blogs for a website in order to promote your business, the quality of the content you’re creating should be high. In fact, this quality is something you should always aim to improve. Check out these tips – they’ll help you craft better content in no time!

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5 Reasons Why Your Employees Need to be Better Public Speakers


Public speaking is said to be the biggest fear for most people. For your employees, however, it doesn’t have to be. There is no debate that communication is essential for successful business. Yet, many struggle to “find their voice.”

In a recent survey by an online presentation platform, 70% of employed people agreed that public speaking skills are critical for their success at work. But, in this same study, 20% of people also stated that they would do anything to avoid presenting. This included pretending to be ill or asking a co-worker to give it instead.

If public speaking is so important in a business setting, why is it such a burden for employees?

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How Does Office Design Improve Collaboration in the Office

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In a large office different departments can often feel like they are working in isolation, unable to fully integrate with the rest of a business.

Office design specialists Penketh’s explain how the right office design can have a huge impact on collaboration within a business.

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Improve Productivity by Dealing with Email Overload Effectively

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Email has been hailed as one of the most important communication tools in this century. And it is for the right reason. Can you imagine continuing to use snail mail that would take 3-4 days to arrive at your doorstep in this day and age? Getting the email message on your computer, and now on your mobile device, instantaneously is one of the most effective communication technology of our time. Unfortunately, as with any other technology people have gone overboard with email and it is now being blamed for consuming majority of the day in people’s lives and, as counterintuitive as it sounds, loss of productivity. How can this be?

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Are Face To Face Meetings Still Relevant?


You might think that in person interaction is important in your business and perhaps you’re right. After all, it’s much easier to read the thoughts and impressions of a client or customer if they’re sitting right in front of you. Let’s not forget that just over seventy percent of communication is body language. At the same time, though, it’s fair to say that the world has changed a great deal in recent years and it seems that in that duration face to face meetings have become less important. Here’s why:

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How Can You Make Best use of Videoconferencing Solution


It’s interesting how many maritime idioms have made their way into the world of business. Terms such as “righting the ship” are vivid and attention catching ways to convey common concepts. In fact, the term “all hands” comes from the term used by the officer of the deck calling all hands (sailors) to man the pumps or undertake other vital work. In the case of an all hands video meeting, you’re dealing with a large number of people in a short period of time, and need to do it in the most efficient and efficacious way possible.

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4 Qualities You Must Look for in Scientific Editing Company

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“I didn’t have time to write a short essay, so I wrote a long one!” This saying shows the importance of editing during the writing process. Editing is one of the most important functions. Many authors choose outside company to do the editing for them. However, It is difficult for them to pick a good editor from the pool of editing companies available on the internet. How can one differentiate the good editing companies from the bad. Here are 4 qualities you must look for in the editing companies you find the best.

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5 Reasons Small Businesses Should Use Live Video

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In the past decade, live video chat has become another part of everyday life. There are multiple video-chat brands enjoying huge success today, and the video communications platform-as-a-service (PaaS) industry’s revenue is expected to reach $1.7bn by 2020,

The concept of speaking with another person face to face using video technology was the stuff of science-fiction for years, appearing in everything from the writings of Philip K. Dick to James Cameron’s classic movie Aliens. Today, though, we can simply hop onto our choice of video-chat platform to enjoy real-time conversations with people from around the world.

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How Online Collaboration Can Help Business and the Environment

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Even if the grubby money hungry hounds in corporate don’t believe climate change is real, taking positive action can be extremely profitable – to the planet and your business. In this article, I’m going to talk about how building a corporate structure around sustainability can be lucrative, because when going green puts more green in wallets they’ll listen to the science. From utilising online collaboration tools to downscaling on office space and reducing costs, here are some of the ways businesses can prosper from greenification.

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