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3 effective ways to train your staff in a technology driven world

Thursday 20 October, 2016 | By: Justin Murray | Tags: training, HR, management, technology

One of my first jobs was in the deli section in a supermarket. I still remember how excited I was to walk in on that first day to be handed a little paper hat that would eventually become the source of many jokes from my mates for years to come. My first few days were typical for many entering a new business; classroom ‘training’, forms to fill out and a middle aged woman telling me how lucky I was to be a part of the company.   Read more.

5 questions to ask yourself before you grow your business

Thursday 20 October, 2016 | By: Elizabeth Gillam | Tags: business resilience, finance, management, HR

One reason that people go into small business is to build themselves an empire. Once you get bitten by the small business bug it can be contagious and the world is your oyster it seems.  Oh, but the number of times I have seen people jump at opportunities to grow but ultimately end up costing them everything they own.   They risked it all and lost.  Read more.

What You Do First and What You Do Last, Can Make or Break Your Business

Thursday 1 September, 2016 | By: Graham McGregor | Tags: HR, management, staff performance

As a professional speaker, I have been taught that there are two critical parts to a speech. These are the beginning and the end. Any audience will usually remember best what comes first in a speech and what comes last in a speech. For this reason, all speakers know to plan these two parts of the presentation very carefully. Read more.