How to Create Your Brand and Guard It Against Intellectual Property Infringement

Branding is considered to be among the top aspects when it comes to setting up a business. Regardless of the size of the business, a company’s image has to look, sound, and feel unique as we live in a world swallowed by consumerism where consumers are king! Excellent branding can …

The state of the workplace right now? Everywhere and nowhere, baby

My trade is to ask questions about the workplace then make sense of the answers. That has been a particular challenge with the question, ‘what are offices today?’ What seems clear is that the various actors in the workplace ecosystem look at offices through very different eyes. Urban planning and …

21 entrepreneur quotes to kickstart your New Year’s resolutions

Starting a new business is a lot like creating a New Year’s resolution. You’ve thought long and hard about ideas, you’ve weighed out the risks and rewards, you’ve created strategies to help you achieve success, and you’ve taken the initiative to start. But how do you stay motivated? Let’s turn to …

London’s West End office market stays strong despite slow start to year

The volume of transactions in London’s West End was down 45 percent, the lowest for January in over 10 years. This is to be expected with the continued ongoing Brexit negotiations, according to Savill’s, who expect to see a lower volume of transactions complete over the first quarter of this …

The Design Essentials of a Modern Business Flyer

What makes for a good business flyer? It is a symbiosis of the informational and inspirational. It strikes a balance between the pragmatic and motivational. It should unobtrusively lure in instead of scaring away with its too-serious looks and manners. It should be like a well-written creatively dished up “blurb” …

How to use Facebook Stories to encourage charitable giving

Caption a beautiful photo on Instagram and snap that pic on Snapchat. Yep, these social media apps are favorites of the younger generation, while Facebook users tend to be from all age groups. So, with this information, could the hidden gem in charity work be Facebook? With the addition of Facebook …

How to Tell If Vue.js Is the Right Framework for Your Next Project

Vue.js grew from a one-man project to a JavaScript framework everyone’s talking about. You’ve heard about it from your front-end colleagues and during conferences. You’ve probably read multiple comparisons between Vue, React, and Angular. And you’ve probably also noticed that Vue outranks React in terms of GitHub stars. All that’s …

Two new studies set out business case for contemporary office design

A brace of new reports sets out to identify the challenges organisations set themselves by inhabiting dated offices and how modern office design principles could address them. According to the Meeting Expectations report, released by K2 Space, workplace productivity is being impeded as a direct result of dated office design. …

Employees want good tech and flexibility but stick with their own fixed desk

Almost two-thirds of those staff (60 percent) say inadequate technology is the biggest productivity blocker at work and by failing to do its job properly it is making life difficult for employees. This frustration trumps unnecessary bureaucracy, inefficient processes and annoying colleagues – other factors that stop employees from being productive, …

Automated customer service: How to leverage automation to create a remarkable client experience

What makes one client experience feel extraordinary and another feel lacking? Why are some service providers easily able to exceed their clients’ expectations, while others leave clients wanting and wishing for more? How do some people consistently receive referrals to new amazing clients and others struggle to find new business? One …

GoDaddy Social adds social media advertising for franchises

We’re excited to announce that we’ve expanded our solution for franchises to include social media advertising on Facebook and Instagram. With this upgrade, GoDaddy Social now promises local customer acquisition for franchise brands. The new Instagram and Facebook ads are designed to drive results for locations within a franchise system …

Cryptocurrency Effects and the Reshaping by Regulatory and Law Enforcers

The entrepreneur uses each new technology to enhance their operations or to develop new opportunities. The blockchain is currently an essential technology that allows transactions of cryptocurrencies, also known as tokens. Its effects have been felt majorly in the modern world. Benefits of Cryptocurrencies The tokenized exchange platform has enhanced …

Lies about work, the limits of wellness programmes, sleepwalking architects and some other shoes

There are lots of reasons to worry about where the World might be taking us, or perhaps where we are taking it. You can take your pick but for me one of the most worrying aspects of contemporary discourse is the obvious dearth of empathy. We might like to think …

A new deal for dads at work is essential in the quest for gender balance

New research published by consulting firm Talking Talent claims to identify how it is essential for employers to improve support for working fathers in order to achieve equality for working mothers. Organisations need to go further than setting policy to achieve this – they need working practices that make it …

How to check for website vulnerability with a security audit

The whole point of a website security audit is to give you and your clients peace of mind. Knowing that you have gone through a client’s site, eliminated any website vulnerability you identify, and secured the site should bring a smile to your face. Related: Making website maintenance plans a …

Noting the Importance of Using Tech and Social Media Marketing for Your Business

If you are running a business, you likely know that it is not enough just to have a great product or service that people will love. Of course, you need this in order to be successful, but you also need an excellent marketing strategy in order to get the word …

10 Ways to Excel When Studying for Your Master’s Degree

Chances are that when you are pursuing a Master’s degree, you realized you performed well academically during your undergraduate courses. Upon taking on your Master’s courses, you found that there are some study skills that need to be added or adjusted to enable successful completion of the course. As a …

New report aims to debunk myth that AI will be intrinsically bad for people at work

The latest report that claims to debunk the myths surrounding AI in the workplace arrives from Tata Communications who worked with academics at UC Berkeley to interview 120 business leaders about their attitudes to AI. The report, AI and the Future of Work (registration required) claims to shift ‘the conversation from …

Unhappy workers engage in non-work related activities to get through the day

Over two thirds (69 percent) of full-time employees in the UK are currently unhappy at work, with the majority (88 percent) admitting to regularly doing non-work related activities to ‘make the day go faster’, new research claims.  Of the 2,101 respondents surveyed, 61 percent stated that the largest distraction at …

Majority of businesses fail to see a return on their technology investments

According to a new report from Accenture, the majority of businesses don’t see a return on their technology investments and just 14 percent of businesses manage to realise the full potential of their tech investments. Roughly $3.2 trillion was spent on new technology in the last five years. Businesses that …