When you are seeking out new clients, impressions based on appearance are sometimes nearly as important as your actual background and skills. While speech and dress are crucial elements in presentation, there are some less subtle ways to boost your image as a legitimate business.
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It’s not about the death of employment. It’s about the birth of efficient employment.
This may come of as a surprise, but I’m NOT about to discuss using Excel for budgeting, estimating rates or any other stuff related to your finances as a freelancer. I think that you’ve got that part pretty figured out. This post, therefore, is going to be a little different. I promise to make the list much less obvious and also really handy at the same time.
This is the time of the year where most people have moments of nostalgia; we look back on the past with Rose Tinted glasses and reminisce about the good old days, phrases such as ‘no school like the old school’ and ‘they were the good old days’ float around.
A good boss, like anything other good experience we have in life, can leave a lasting impression on us. But unlike horror stories often recounted about ‘bad’ bosses we don’t hear that many great stories about the ‘good’ boss.
When we set up in business we often have so much to do that in that process itself that our attention is pretty scattered.
In my last post, Do not stand alone, I took a look at workplace bullying, what exactly is bullying and how to spot a bully within your company/team. So just what type of impact can bullying behavior have on…
What makes someone who would prefer to be an employee become a business owner? Well there are many reasons and I’m sure you will know some people who fit into these descriptions, do add others that I have omitted from this list…
As your business grows there will come a time when you won’t be able to do everything that needs to be done. At that stage it is time to think about hiring the people you need to move on to the next stage.
Consultants are often engaged to help a company when specific expertise is required. For that engagement to be a success, it is vital that the engaging company ensures that the scope of the work is defined and…