Tag Business Basics


Communication Breakdown

The art of articulation I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again- being able to articulate what you do personally or in business is just about the most important skill you can develop. Sounds obvious huh? Well I am constantly being shocked just how bad people are at it. The age of the ‘Shrinking…

Entrepreneurs- The New Rockstars?

I spend a huge amount of my working life supporting micro firms, many of them start ups. Specifically through my work with Shell LiveWIRE, I look at a huge number of funding applications for our monthly awards- this is a great privilege and gives me an insight to the ‘state of the entrepreneurial nation’! I…

Over 50% IT Cost Reduction In The Cloud

Servers. Hardware. Software. Installation. Support. Upgrade. Hardware Drivers….. I guess I don’t need to go on, these are all nightmarish terms of a long bygone time in IT history, or are they? It isn’t if you still have your server under your desk. You probably think “Cloud Computing” is something geeks do. Nothing to do…

Book Review: Rare Business by Adrian Swinscoe

Running a business is one of those things like driving a car, when you sit behind the wheel and start the engine you usually know where you are going. For some reason with all the changes in our business lives, such as the rise of social media, traditional marking failing rapidly and the importance of…

Business Basics To Keep You On Track

New businesses are starting up each and every day, yet the mortality rate of small businesses is still 60%. With more people turning to entrepreneurship in the economic downturn, either through an unexpected chance due to redundancy, or because they see an opportunity in the downturn, trying to increase the success of small businesses is…

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