As an employer, public holidays and standardised working hours are symptomatic of a unionised past. But as we move towards more flexible arrangements, how should business owners seek to innovate?
In today’s non-stop work culture, stigma related to mental health is costing us more than money. To prevent long-term harm to our workforce, attitudes still need to change.
Instead of signing yourself up for guilt, why not spend this January getting to know yourself and work towards making business management changes that will have a lasting, positive impact?
The silly season is upon us again, meaning it’s time to hit the party circuit – including the annual work party. Here are some tips to make sure you have a great time and leave a good impression, regardless of whether you’re the boss or an employee.
Saying yes to every opportunity that presents itself can be tempting for the ambitious, but it’s those that master the ability to say ‘no’ to certain opportunities who are likely to experience success in business management.
Finding motivation for starting a new business can be easy to come by, but as time passes these feelings may begin to fade. So what do you do when motivation is lacking?
When this young professional made the move to NZ from the UK in search of greener pastures, she couldn’t have predicted the result would mean buying a decade’s old horseback touring outfit.
Taking on a personal assistant was once reserved for the higher echelons of management personnel. But with the dawn of the ‘always on’ work paradigm and modern information tech, the virtual assistant has become an affordable solution to a host of logistical problems.