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Be unfuckwithable

Healthy mind “Healthy mind, healthy body” is something that CEOs, entrepreneurs, and owner managers should take note. In Bookbuzz we have covered quite a few of those books. From “Mindstore” by Jack Black, “Move, eat, sleep” by Tom Rath, down to “Coherence” by Alan Watkins. Power of the mind The …

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Why Business Planning is Still Important

20 years ago Brian O’Kane and I wrote SYOB, a workbook. We are currently working on the 6th edition, and it is a good time to reflect on what has changed. Conclusion The conclusion is that business planning is dead. Long live business planning. Lots have changed and at the …

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A Staff of Experts: 5 Essential Employee Training Strategies

You hear a lot about the fruit of on-the-job training these days, but if you’re looking to develop your employees from the root, where should you start? Continue reading for five key areas to start training your employees. Security and Confidentiality Training It is never too late to train employees …

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5 Handy Tips To Bear In Mind Before Engaging An SEO Firm

SEO has reached a tipping point and the whole digital landscape depends on good SEO in order to get people to view content and to convert them. This means that the need for a good SEO program has never been more and before you consider getting an SEO firm to …

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Money

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Perfecting Your Payroll: Areas You Can Save More Money

Payroll is typically one of the largest expenses for a small business. It takes a lot of resources to process paychecks, keep up with tax requirements, and hire competent people for the jobs you need done. Before making serious cuts to payroll, consider some of the other areas you can …

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Financing Failures: Why so Many Startups Can’t Survive

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Every year thousands of people fulfill their dream of becoming an entrepreneur only to encounter unforeseen obstacles that cause their venture to fail. In fact, 90% of startups fail within their first year. Learn why it’s so hard to start and …

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5 Ways to Make Sure Your Business Meets its Business Objectives

No matter which way you look at it, the current business climate in the UK continues to fluctuate in line with wider, economic trends. In fact, Brexit caused the prevailing level of business sentiment in the UK to decline to its lowest level since the Great Recession. This creates a …

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The Growth of Alternative Lending: How Invoice Financing is continuing to Empower SMEs in the UK

In the current economic climate, it is tempting to think that the UK remains mired in the same cycle of stagnant wages and rising inflation that emerged in the wake of the Great Recession. Of course, the spectre of Brexit has hardly helped the prevailing sentiment among British households and …

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Women in Business

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Learn How to Differentiate Your Business, Using Customer Experience (CX) Excellence

How Customer Experience (CX) can give you a competitive edge “By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator.” — Walker Info – 2016 In the world of small to medium business, it is becoming harder and harder to differentiate yourself from others. Customers are tired …

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Top Ten Challenges facing Women in Business

I recently did a survey in the Women’s Inspire Network Facebook group which has over 4,000 members, asking them what were their biggest challenges as a Female Entrepreneur. For me as a Woman I find it difficult to be taken seriously. Sometimes I wonder should I become more strict or …

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