Business


The Difference Between Good Leaders and Great Leaders

Some leaders are good, and then there are the ones that are truly great. What is that one thing that puts a great leader so far above a good one? You can see good leaders a mile off. They do all the right things when it comes to leadership. They have an impressive array of skills like great communication, they work to a strategy, they encourage their team to excel, and they make smart decisions. A good leader is someone that can inspire and excite their team in the good times and the bad.
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Staying Financially Sorted When Baby Comes

Congratulations, you are expecting a beautiful new bundle of joy. It is such an exciting milestone in anyone’s life, but be warned… it is an expensive milestone! Your new arrival will mean that your finances are about the get a big shake up. But don’t panic, with some careful planning, money will not need to be a worry for you when baby comes. Here are the areas we recommend focusing on when considering your baby financials.
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How To Successfully Market Your Small Business

You can have a fantastic idea, but without marketing your business will struggle to get off the ground. You see, good marketing is the driving force behind sales generation. And sales are the life blood of every business. If marketing isn’t really your thing though, then it can be a challenge to get started. Help is at hand in this article as we share some ideas on how to successfully market your small business.
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Actionable Ideas For Driving Traffic To Your Website

Your website is your business’ own little slice of internet real estate. It is the place to tell your story and show your readers what you can do. But none of that matters if you are not getting traffic to your site. Here are some actionable ideas that you can use to start driving traffic to your website today. While some of these methods will get you almost instant results, some will take longer to work. Don’t be discouraged by this, play the long game and don’t only hunt for instant gratification. Some traffic tactics take a bit of time to start seeing results.
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When Should A Landlord Hire A Property Management Company?

Is the job of being a landlord draining your time and energy? If it is taking over your life, interrupting time with your family, or just become all too stressful, then it may be time to consider hiring a Property Management company to look after your investment. Having a property manager can be a major asset for your investment, but the good ones don’t come cheap. So you need to make sure you are really ready before you hire one. Let’s take a look at whether hiring a property management company is the right decision for you.
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Make Room For Big Ideas In Your Business

In an ever-changing world, businesses are forced to innovate to stay afloat. But where do those ideas for innovation come from? Many businesses are under resourced, with workers being forced to take on greater than usual workloads. There is the constant pressure to be on the ball and productive. With flexible work arrangements, often the lines between work and home are blurred, with workers being immersed in a constant world of data with no downtime.
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3 Bad Habits That Keep Success Out Of Reach

Success. Do you look at some people and wonder how they got to be so successful? Surely they have some magic success formula.The thing with success is that it looks different to everyone, so there can’t be a magic formula. Perhaps it is a million dollar fortune, a high powered corporate role, owning multiple properties, or even achieving that work life balance.Did you know that you could be sabotaging your own success?
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How To Make Your Business More Innovative

If your business is not evolving, then chances are you are being left behind. And what is the major factor behind business evolution? Innovation. Innovation has become a huge part of business success. While technology has meant that small business can compete on a larger stage, it has also increased the amount of competition out there. To rise above your competitors and truly provide an outstanding service, you need to innovate. But how do you make your business more innovative?
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Succeeding At Selling: Key Attributes Of Successful Salespeople

Being a successful salesperson seems to come naturally to some people. We’ve all had the experience of a good salesperson who so is engaging that they are able to sell a product or service without you being overtly aware that they’re doing so. It’s a real art. But if you want your business to be successful then you’ll need to develop your skills in selling. So, what can we learn from successful salespeople? In this article, we examine the key attributes that successful salespeople have in common.
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Top Five Rules To Keep The Cash Flowing In Your Business

With up to 50 percent of new Kiwi small businesses failing in the first five years, finding ways to keep the cash flowing is critical, especially in those early days.  If all customers paid their bills on time and your business never bought any stock without selling it quickly, then everything would be fine and dandy. Sadly though, it’s never as straightforward as that. Especially if you’re a B2B company, customers can and do take several weeks to clear invoices.
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