Monthly Archives: June 2017

  • Choosing the Best Colours for Your Home and Office

    Did you know that more than 50% of office interiors are currently painted white? But what if a simple lick of paint could change the way you feel? Colours can affect our moods, increase productivity and influence the way we interact with others. The right colour can even help us remain calm in tricky situations. But to understand why colours have such an impact on us, we first have to break down the psychology behind individual colours.

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  • How to Talk on the Telephone

    In today's modern world of texts, email, Internet messaging and video calls, the telephone still plays an important role in our day-to-day business processes. Often, a quick phone call is the easiest way to check that you and your clients, customers, or anyone else you need to contact are on the same page. Here are a few tips to ensure those important phone conversations run smoothly and that both sides get their messages across correctly and clearly;

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  • 5 Tips on When to Start Your Own Business

    When people think about someone running their own business, a lot of the time they'll assume they've been through a simple and seamless process; Day 1, they had a job. Day 2, they quit that job. Day 3, they started their own business. But it doesn't usually happen that way.

     

    Most entrepreneurs started their businesses part-time, or they went through a transitional phase before going full-time. Think Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs of Apple. When they met they were both working, one at Toshiba the other at Atari. Six months later they noticed people wanted to buy Continue reading

  • How to Give a Presentation or Make a Speech in the Office

    Do you hate having to make a speech or when you're called upon to give a presentation? Do you get you nervous? Would you like some help? In this article, we'll be giving you a couple of tips that will take all the hassle out of standing up in front of your colleagues and teammates for what many of us consider to be quite a nerve-wracking experience.

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  • 10 Tips to Organise Your Home Office with Style

    According to a 2015 report by the Trade Union Congress, 1 in 7 people in the UK work from home. And that figure is constantly growing. Unfortunately, it's often a challenge to keep a home based office neat and tidy, let alone to decorate and furnish it in a style that you love and feel really comfortable working in.

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  • 4 Tips to Survive Office Politics

    Do you hate office politics? So do we. And we've all met difficult people at work. They're annoying. They are mean. They try to grab the boss's positive attention. They also try to grab your power, privilege and the spotlight. This happens quite a lot with people who are new or just starting out at the office. It's as if these so-called colleagues want to put you in your place right from the get go.

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