Thank goodness it's Monday: three psychological hacks to boost staff morale

Here's how you can encourage your employees to love your business like their own

How much do you know about your business?

New research suggests a surprisingly high number of managers make business decisions based on assumptions

Are your employees motivated enough?

Cracking the whip to increase productivity may work for short periods of time, but it's not enough to keep productivity levels high over longer periods. Here's how to super-size staff motivation

Which Olympic sport mirrors your management style?

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With the Olympics underway, which of these top five athletic archetypes fits you best?

The real reason women become entrepreneurs

It's exactly why anyone would want to venture into the world of self-employment: flexibility, ownership, financial security, and in some cases, there was never another option!

Five steps to better sales conversions

Convert your website visitors and window shoppers into sales

Is it worthwhile developing better leaders?

Fast-growing businesses must identify and develop high-potential employees at all levels for career progression– and current leaders have an important part to play

Finding the balance between skills and fit when recruiting

Skills and fit: Can you get the balance right?

Tom Marsden, CEO of Saberr, discusses the “skills versus fit” debate and advises how companies can be more diligent in the hiring process to make sure they get the balance right

How to grow your business if you’ve run out of ideas

Running out of ideas can seem like a dead-end: but there are ways you can work through a creative block in your business thinking, say Amasty

Boosting profits and staff retention through a shared corporate vision

Corporate vision: Is everyone pulling in the right direction?

Motivating staff and building profits are the two main pillars of any successful business: is presenting a share corporate vision the way to master both?

Sports Direct's leadership crisis – how shareholders can protect themselves

The recent troubles at Sports Direct threw up a number of pressing questions: Here Brian Palmer looks at one, namely how can shareholders protect their interests against malpractice at the top?

Practical steps to incentivise and fuel innovation in your business

We all see innovation as the Holy Grail for driving a business forward: but what real world steps can be take to ensure this happens?

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