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Project management is always a challenge, but it can be especially challenging with a remote workforce. It’s one thing to fly through projects with a room full of teammates collaborating in an office, but it’s another matter entirely to manage tasks remotely. However, it’s still possible to help your team be productive, whether you’re working from your homes or serviced offices. It all comes down to management skills like communication, scheduling, and leadership. To help you master the art of remote management,...

When it comes to finding the right office for your business these days, you are spoiled for choice. Especially if you work mainly online and don’t require any specialized equipment or facilities. To help you narrow down your office options, here are five tips you should try out before you make any final decisions. Try Serviced Offices In Different Locations A serviced office is a fully furnished office space that you can hire for your business. This is a great office option if you value flexibility. You won’t be locked into...

Extension cables are a powerful piece of equipment in regards to the use of computers and the importance of being able to connect to other devices. USB extension cables make it a lot easier to connect a computer to those other devices without having to have those devices moved a lot closer to the computer. While USB cables are provided with a number of peripherals, these tend to be short cables that can only cover a certain distance, and one that may not be enough to connect certain devices. Short cables can be very restrictive...

We’re always looking for ways to improve our businesses. Most of the time, that requires looking at the successful businesses in your field, and seeing what works for them, and learning from their mistakes. This principle also works when looking at other industries. For instance, watching the way high-stress facilities handle problems and work efficiently can improve your business. Places such as care homes have to work smoothly otherwise it can seriously affect the health of the residents. Key lessons that can be learned...

We all know that the people behind your business make a huge difference to your working culture. Your team is crucial not just to your business’s longevity, but to day to day working life too. As more and more of the workforce search for jobs that offer more than a simple 9-5, a strong company culture can help you attract and retain a team fully on board with your values. Implement real flexibility Overhauling your company culture can feel daunting, especially within larger organisations that are more used to traditional ways...

A side hustle can be a great way to boost your income at any time. Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, however, an increasing number of people have relied on side hustles in order to stabilise their household income. If your income has been cut, or your working hours have been reduced, for example, you may have used a side hustle to bring in a second income. For many people, a side hustle remains a small enterprise and a way to turn hobbies into revenue. However, a successful side hustle can easily be transformed into a fully-fledged...

Starting a side project can be exciting and super fun. Unlike the work you get paid for every month, side projects allow you to focus on your passions and do the things you’ve always dreamt about. There’s no pressure. And the sky’s the limit (if you choose the right idea and commit to it). According to a recent study by Bankrate, more than 50% of U.S millennials run side projects that give them extra cash at least once a month. Side projects are therefore more popular than ever. In a nutshell, a side project is simply...

We’ve all likely stayed later at work when we’ve been super busy or had to catch up on work, however sadly, in recent years, long working days and taking work home has become the norm for many employees. Not only is this causing employees to miss out on enjoying the pleasures of life and spending quality time with family and friends, but it might also not be worth the hassle. On average, in South Africa, workers work some of the longest work weeks at around 2,209 hours a year. 18.1% of workers worked very long work weeks of...

The UK is getting back into business. Gradually, sector by sector, we are beginning to embrace the ‘new normal’, and businesses are once again raring to go. After the most recent loosening of lockdown measures, many pubs, bars, and restaurants have opened their doors to the public again. The likelihood is that it won’t be too long before most offices will begin to reopen as well, and the 8.4 million people who were furloughed and the many working from home will return to their workplace, ready to make up for lost time.   However,...

Whether your aim is to make some quick cash or you want something more sustainable and long-term, there are lots of ways to make money online. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset and are dedicated to boosting your income, here are eight online money making ideas that you can do from the comfort of your own home. Freelance Writing One of the most popular routes to earning money online is by becoming a freelance writer. With many established writers earning up to one dollar per word, you will need to build up your portfolio...