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4 Common Challenges And Problems New Business Owners Face

Each year, there are millions of new businesses that get started across America. But many of them fail after just a couple of years, which can leave people wondering how this could happen in a place known for opportunity and growth. Well, one of the main reasons is the lack of information that is available for how to get through ... Read More »

Explained: Bitcoin And Its Impact On The Speed of Business Sales

In less than a decade cryptocurrency has proven to be more than just the latest, digital trend. There are an estimated 5 to 10 million unique users of this digital currency worldwide, contradicting the initial opinion of experts and economists who believed that it would never achieve a significant level of adoption in the general market. According to Dr Garrick ... Read More »

How To Choose The Best Type Of Blog For Business

You are probably a new business owner or entrepreneur trying to revive a blog you have abandoned earlier, there are 10 major types of blogs you may want to consider depending on your preference. The question of which blog type to choose is beyond just choosing the right topic. You need to know how to make money from a blog. ... Read More »

5 Fire Safety Management Steps You Need To Take In The Office

In the office, and any workplace for that matter, fire safety is at the top of your list of steps to undertake before opening for business. This cannot be left until later in the year when you’re up and running. If you begin business without going through the proper fire safety steps, then you’re putting yourself, your employees and anybody ... Read More »

5 Best Practices For Growing Agile Project Teams

One of the most popular iterative methodologies of development, agile involves small, autonomous teams that work towards quick, quality-centric development. Different methodologies under agile have gained popularity for the specific purposes they serve. For example, while Kanban focuses on minimizing lead time, lean development is focused on eliminating waste. Scrum, which is one of the most popular variants of agile ... Read More »

Personal VS Professional: How to Handle Business Like A Boss

Depending on whether you’re Gen X, Gen Y, a Boomer or a Millenial, you’re likely to respond to the great debate between dividing the personal and the professional (or not!) with an emphatic, “It’s the right thing to do”, or, “Yawn, what a bore, separation is for squares,” or even a, “Okay, but how good are these privacy settings?” Bosses, ... Read More »

How An Idea Management Process Accelerates Business Growth

At one point, every business started as an idea in the mind of it’s founder or founders. In order to grow into a successful business, the idea needed to be nurtured and developed. In both new companies and established enterprises, managers can implement idea management practices. The best management of ideas ultimately lead to innovation, new products or optimized processes. ... Read More »

3 Ways AI Innovations Are Helping Companies Achieve Business Goals

Artificial intelligence (AI) will soon be solving the tech skills gap for employers thanks to a new innovation. Cisco’s Business Critical Services and High-value Services uses AI and machine learning to manage labor-intensive tasks, reducing the workload on management talent and freeing up workers to focus on priority tasks. The new service suite can automate IT maintenance tasks, predict system failures, reduce ... Read More »

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