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A Response to “So What’s Your Problem?”
Tuesday, 20 Apr, 2010 – 6:00 | 9 Comments
A Response to “So What’s Your Problem?”

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In February we posted a question. We asked our readers what business problem they were facing (so what’s your problem).  Ben Lumley, writer at 6aliens.com , rose to the challenge and shared …

So, whats your problem? (part 2)
Thursday, 15 Apr, 2010 – 6:00 | 27 Comments
So, whats your problem? (part 2)

At the end of February we asked  So what’s your problem? where we  invited readers to share their business problems (based on the notion that a problem shared is a problem halved) for the commuity …

How to make a difference to your finances in the next 12 months
Friday, 26 Mar, 2010 – 6:00 | 8 Comments
How to make a difference to your finances in the next 12 months

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Guest Post by Ben Lumley
We can all improve our finances. Some of us may want to have more disposible income and a nice big balance in the savings account. So far this month …

How to hold Effective Meetings
Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2010 – 6:00 | 2 Comments
How to hold Effective Meetings

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Many of us spend much of the working week in meetings, but are often dissatisfied with the use of time and will often say the vast majority of meetings …

Managing the budget in a downturn
Tuesday, 15 Dec, 2009 – 6:00 | Comments Off on Managing the budget in a downturn
Managing the budget in a downturn

Managing the budget in a downturn
Running a business or a department can be daunting. However, a few simple techniques can make it more bearable.
In business, you always need to keep an eye on costs. However, …

How to manage sickness absence
Monday, 26 Oct, 2009 – 4:00 | 5 Comments
How to manage sickness absence

Today is Monday. Did everyone turn up today?
One of the biggest problems facing any organisation, large or small is the management of staff absence. According the UK’s Health and Safety Executive, in 2006, sickness absence …

Actionable Metrics
Tuesday, 20 Oct, 2009 – 0:00 | 3 Comments
Actionable Metrics

If you currently turn over £10k per month and want to move to £100k per month. How do you do that? Actionable metrics is the answer.
What are actionable metrics?
Actionable metrics are those measures or indicators …

When Good Information Goes Bad
Tuesday, 1 Sep, 2009 – 6:00 | One Comment
When Good Information Goes Bad

Below is an article on the topic of clarity. It was written in January 2006 by Jon Moon, a leading authority on clarity. The Big Red Tomato Company has – with the author’s consent – …