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I was complaining to my girlfriend Gill recently about my boss, a woman who is never there, fails to inspire or motivate us and who rarely does any favors whatsoever for her team. I was pretty envious in fact when, after complaining about my boss, Gill told me that her boss in the office, Mike Giuffrida, is the best boss that she has ever had, and that her team greatly respect and enjoy working with him. I wanted to pick her brains a little further about what it was about him that made him such a good manager and leader,…

There are countless people that want to be successful entrepreneurs right now but this is definitely not an easy task. Statistics show that most companies launched fail during the first year of operation. It definitely takes a lot of work and knowledge for a business to become successful. Matias Campiani, venture capital specialist, highlights that the big problem in most cases is a lack of experience. The entrepreneurs need to be prepared. In order to do that, here are some things that have to be known. Having A Proper Mindset The entrepreneur’s mindset is going to dictate what will happen…

If there is anyone who knows about the highly charged, high pressure, chaotic world of business it is Jeffrey W. Lupient, a highly successful business man here in Minneapolis, St Paul Area, Minnesota. Jeff Lupient has an automative company here and since graduating from Hamline University he has lead an illustrious and highly successful career in business management. Recently we were fortunate to have a quick chat with the man himself, who spoke to us about the importance of staying cool, calm and collected in the world of business. Jeff Lupient MN tells us that losing his head is something…

There is an old saying in business that if you fail to innovate, you will fall behind and fail, and this is something which we have seen evidence of in recent years with some huge retailers going out of business. Continuous improvement and innovation in business is therefore something which all business owners should be encouraged to do, in fact their success depends on it. Improvement in business was the hot topic of debate recently when I attended a business expo in Portland, Oregon, where I had the great pleasure to speak to Arnon Dror about this key to business…

You must make sure that the brand is represented well to the public. Brand awareness is one of the most significant factors that contribute to the successful running of a business. You want to make a great first impression that will last if you have aims to increase your consumer base and become a thought-leader in your sector. No matter what industry you find yourself operating in, you can generate great financial benefits from simply bettering the image of your brand. From retail to hospitality, there’s always room for improvement regarding both your own staff and customer retention. The mindset…

So much has changed thanks to technological advancements in recent years. Businesses have been especially impacted by technological advancements, ranging from how businesses communicate with their customers to how they sell their products and services. The changes brought on by technology in the world of business have occurred at immense speed over the last decade mostly due to the internet and the rate at which technology is rapidly evolving. One of the biggest influences can be seen in how more and more businesses are opting for the ecommerce model instead of the traditional physical or brick and mortar store. With…

Often, eager entrepreneurs don’t consider how much regular breaks that your employees take will cost your business — but it’s crucial that you keep an eye on your finances. Paper coffee cup and disposable catering specialist, Inn Supplies, breaks down the costs: What the law says Although different employers approach breaks differently, it’s important to understand how long your staff are legally entitled to. If your employees work for longer than six hours in a day, they are entitled to an uninterrupted break of 20 minutes. If you have staff that are over the age of 16 but are under…

The way you work in a law firm, in the court room, or in legal transcription is changing. The professional habits, business practices, research approaches, and communication methodologies are all in flux. This change is a good thing. It highlights that the legal profession is not about to get left behind while other key industries and economic drivers learn to change how they operate. Technology is literally changing every aspect of how we communicate, work, shop, and relax. And when it comes to the legal profession, we’re seeing the same impacts. In fact, it’s a relief to see the legal…

Running projects can be extremely challenging yet highly satisfying in any type of company. When it comes to large businesses with lots of sites there are some specific points that will help you to make better decisions on these pieces of work. By taking the following information into account you can ensure that your future projects run smoothly time after time. This will lead to better results and also to happier project team members who fully understand what is expected of them. Choose a Methodology The many different approaches to running projects are known as methodologies. Popular options include PRINCE2,…

Any project can fail for any one of a number of reasons. Even a seemingly simple piece of work that is run by an experienced project manager can come unstuck and cause no end of grief for everyone involved in it. If this happens then the most important task is to get it back on track as soon as possible. The good news is that there are some things you can try that should definitely help in this respect. Go Back to the Start Is there a chance that this project was doomed from the very start? Perhaps you overlooked…