How To Build The Perfect CV

Before you get to dazzle recruiters and potential employers at an interview, the first step is to ‘wow’ them with your CV. The idea is to build a resumé that stands out from the rest and catches the eye within minutes. Highlighting all your career goals within a quick scan is not a hefty ask. […]

Entrepreneurship vs Working For A Company

Is it better to work for yourself or work for a company? It’s a lively debate had at many dinner tables, with no concrete answer. There are great benefits when it comes to working for yourself and better rewards when working for a company. Let’s take a look at the advantages for both cases to […]

What are the five leadership styles?

Not all leaders are created equal. Each business has different requirements and effective business management need varying leadership qualities to ensure success. There are five different leadership styles that entrepreneurs and managers usually use. It is important for any aspiring leader to know the different styles in order to identify their own, or to be […]

The benefits of business management

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Think of any successful business. What you see behind the face of achievement is a hard-working team using well-developed structures to ensure the most efficient and favourable results possible. All the cogs are in place, tasks are running smoothly, and the system is sustainable. Business management exists to keep the cogs running or to adjust […]

What is leadership in business?

How does a business maintain its vision? Through good leadership. Effective leadership in business management helps with goal achievement and ensures productivity. Leaders make sure that everyone’s roles are clearly defined while meeting business objectives. What is leadership? The term ‘leadership’ means something different to everyone. For some, it conjures up images of a political […]

What you need to know when leading a business

Business woman at table

International Women’s Day is on a Friday this year. It cannot be a coincidence that it’s on Friday, which is arguably the best day of the week. Well, it could be coincidence since it’s really just the way the calendar works. Irrespective of serendipity, though, it is fitting that the day to honour women happens […]

Plan for success in 2019 now

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In just a few simple steps you can cement your plan for success in 2019. The past year may have come and gone swiftly, and you may feel like you are stagnating in life, doing the same thing over and over again just to make ends meet and ensure your daily existence. There is good […]

Effective decision making as a business manager

decision making like a game of chess.

The good the bad and the ugly of effective decision making. As a business manager, you will be faced with difficult decisions every day. Effective decision making is vital to the business’s objectives. You need to learn good decision-making skills, which can be difficult to implement at the best of times, as you are constantly […]

Operational planning and Strategic management

Strategy and operations, links of a chain

In business management there are two very distinct management processes to follow to keep the business running efficiently. Follow us as we take a look at the differences between the role of a strategic manager and the functions of operations management. Strategy versus implementation processes The role of a strategic manager is difficult to pinpoint. […]