What is Project Management? Everything you need to know

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What is project management? Project management involves overseeing the opening, planning, implementing, and closing stages of tasks done by a team with the intention of successfully completing specific goals in a specific time frame. The project management process Project management is centrally focused around achieving goals within a process. As a project manager, one needs […]

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 […]

Tips from entrepreneurs for big business growth

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As a startup company or an entrepreneur you can’t go into business blind. The following business tips from entrepreneurs will give you guidelines on how to run a successful small business. You need passion, an original product, motivation to excel and most of all, a desire to disrupt the current status quo of marketplace. Business […]

Intuitive people do things differently, find out what

Contemplation'intuition, critical thinking skills.

The Dictionary defines intuition as: the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning./A thing that one knows or considers likely from instinctive feeling rather than conscious reasoning. Intuitive people understand this process more naturally than those people with less intuition.  It was Steve Jobs that said: “Your time is limited, so […]

Actually, you do have time for family and business

work life balance

Ever heard the saying that there just aren’t enough hours in the day? Work sucks away all your energy and you’re left deadbeat on the couch after work for an hour, before nodding off and repeating the same day over and over again. You need to seize the day. Some people have all the time […]

Bad habits you must break now to be more productive

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They creep up on you slowly like a silent little whisper in the back of your mind, intertwining with your thoughts and, ultimately, dragging you down. Bad habits are soul destroying, oozing out your thoughts and clouding your judgement with self loathing and guilt. This slows you down, decreases your creativity, which in turn will […]

5 ways to improve business efficiency

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The lifeblood of any efficient company depends on the way the business is run, not just from a top level management perspective, but filtering through, all the way down to the baseline employees. The following suggestions to improve company operations will provide you with top tips to improve business efficiency in the workplace. Your business […]

South Africans are concerned about their working futures

The economic and political situation in South Africa has all of her citizens concerned about their job security, especially in the years to come. A research report conducted by MasterStart reveals that a mere 23.8% of working South Africans believe that their current skills will keep them employed in ten years time. One undeniable fact […]

HRM roles and how they are changing

If we’re honest, the Human Resources department has always had a slight ‘stigma’ amongst employees. They’re often seen as the ‘police department’ of an organisation; associated with hiring, firing, issuing warnings and handling grievances. Employees believe HR is watching their inputs; ready to strike with a performance appraisal that’s less than favourable. Thankfully, the HR […]