Archive for the ‘Business expansion’ Category

I interviewed Ciaran Walsh of Nemos Horticultural Ltd about their amazing invention, SuperNemos, which is revolutionising the commercial and home gardening sectors. Running the company debt free in this credit stretched economy is a feat in itself but to go up against international corporations and surpass them in awards and crop results is a story that needed to be told.

Think about the last time you went shopping for clothes, electronics, shoes, or computers in your local town or shopping centre. How did you approach the store? Did you know what you wanted in advance, or thought about finding a helpful shop assistant? Lets have a look at how availing of proper training for your business is akin to a having a Personal Shopper.

Undoubtedly, the time needed to build strong scaffolding for your business growth plan is time well-spent, so don’t put your growth strategy on hold. Meeting clients experiencing the discomfort of growth regularly, I know only too well how difficult it may seem to take time ‘out’ to do the labour-intensive work of planning.

Are you considering growing your business by exporting your products to the US marketplace? Thorough planning will highlight what you need to know before….

Perhaps it’s due to the upheaval triggered by the global economic uncertainty or maybe it is something that started growing in the 1990’s but there seems to be more talk about collaboration. It may be an underestimated advantage to growing your business.

You may have already reviewed 2011 and set your goals and aspirations for 2012. If you have not already thought about how you operate WITHIN your business, here are some guidelines to help you focus on what is important for yourself as a business owner

Are you planning something in the near future? Have you set proper goals for yourself or your business? Are you struggling with your goals? Read on to find out how to be a success in goal setting and maintain momentum

Growth driven by a culture of creativity ensures sustainable success, since the focus is on being aware of customers and markets, sustaining curiosity and being open to new developments and scenarios. Companies that adopt such a culture thrive and get noticed. I’m sure you can think of some. They know that bottom-line growth follows the sustained commitment to passion that in turn drives creativity.

There is a growing and justified concern about the seemingly acceptable practice of using Interns as very cheap (or free) labour, sometimes to the detriment of current employees.

When scrutinized, many arguments justifying ROI specifically delivered by social media are dead in the water. But it’s The Big One for businesses that are encouraged and cajoled to sink valuable time and/or money (usually both) into a digital tsunami they know is coming because their familiar shoreline has just been sucked out beyond their vision.