Support mechanisms key for start-ups

3:50PM | Friday, 11 March 2011 |  According to a new study, business leaders who engage in peer-group mentoring in times of crisis can grow their business rather than being forced to downsize.

Six ways to build momentum in your business

3:06PM | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 |  Momentum plays an important part in pursuing and achieving most life endeavours and is particularly important in the early stages of a start-up business.

How can I foster a good business culture with home-based workers?

3:42PM | Wednesday, 9 March 2011 |  The process of developing the goals, vision and mission for the business plan is the starting point for a sound business culture.

Jesse Jackson

3:40AM | Tuesday, 8 March 2011 |  Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.

Donald Trump

3:55AM | Friday, 4 March 2011 |  In business, I’ve discovered that my purpose is to do my best to my utmost ability every day. That’s my standard. I learned early in my life that I had high standards.

Dick Smith

2:09AM | Tuesday, 15 February 2011 |  To be successful you must surround yourself with capable people and ask for lots of advice.

Discover a potential star recruit

2:20PM | Thursday, 10 February 2011 |  Regardless of the size or stage of their business, good entrepreneurs are always on the hunt for good people.

Why is etiquette important?

2:13PM | Thursday, 10 February 2011 |  Etiquette can sometimes be seen by the younger generation as old-fashioned or out of date but the older generation, the people you are trying to impress, do not feel this way.

Who should be responsible for recruitment in my business?

2:36PM | Thursday, 10 February 2011 |  The answer depends on the company. There’s no cookie cutter solution, I’m afraid.

Tackle office gossip

2:46PM | Tuesday, 8 February 2011 |  Make your approach to gossip about colleagues clear and make sure your staff understand it.