Starting a new business can be equal parts terrifying and exciting. Finally stepping out of the familiar into something new and innovative is scary. And that is why having clarity over your business model is vital.
It can be hard to know where to start with social media advertising. With so many types of adverts available on numerous social networks, knowing how to use social media to market your business is something that many people get wrong.
In order to calm the busy, metropolitan mind, recent years have seen a spike in mindfulness, meditation and yoga. With allegedly 60% of the UK workforce feeling overworked, it’s evident that employee welfare needs to be reprioritised at work. Consequently, there’s been a flurry of literature over introducing these wellness measures into the workplace.
Alexander Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas is a powerful tool that has spread rapidly throughout the business community. By learning how to use the Business Model Canvas, you will have an effective means of prototyping business ideas, testing business assumptions, adapting existing business models, and streamlining creative collaboration with friends and colleagues.
Traditionally, we think of helping as the act of providing value without compensation. From a certain perspective, this makes sense. However, there is a lot that you receive in the act of giving a helping hand, and often the value is worth more than the effort spent.
Have you ever wanted to take on a large project but were hesitant to start? Perhaps you want to write a book, start a personal business, or make a lifestyle change. Whatever it is, completing large projects is immensely satisfying, and for many, a very difficult thing to do. Typically, one of the following happen:
One of the most important business skills is being able to ask good questions. Asking the right questions will lead you down a useful exploration of thought and research, while asking the wrong questions will lead to conclusions that are either false or irrelevant.
Market research is one of those things that many small businesses push to the side due to the misconception that it has to be a difficult, laborious process. Fortunately, there is a multitude of resources that make effective market research easier than it has ever been.