24 hours or 1,440 minutes or 86,400 seconds. It doesn’t matter who you are, we all have the same amount of time in a day. It’s how you use it that counts. When running or leading a business, it often feels like there are never enough precious, magical time to get everything done while also managing to have a personal life but there are ways to take back from time thieves. We all know the changes in our lives that “apps” have brought but how do you even find time to work out which ones are applicable to you? Well fear not fine reader, we’ve taken a look at a few and have 7 time saving apps that might help you streamline your work and give a bit of your day back to you….
Deborah Peppard - HR Director
What kind of Manager are you?
Are you a Micro-manager who rules with an iron fist, hoards all the power and controls decisions?
Or are you a Delegator who shares the duties and is more consultative than dictatorial, relinquishes power, and shares responsibility?
To be a great leader, you have to learn how to delegate well. We have 5 tips on how to become a better delegator and improve your leadership qualities.
Sophie Evans - HR Professional
As a business owner or leader, I bet you are constantly thinking of and planning ways to continuously improve your business? Well of course, that’s what a great business thinker should be doing but it doesn’t always have to involve grand, long term plans that involve huge capital expenditure. Improving your business can be as easy as finding small improvements every day.
Email is both an essential communication tool and an absolute waste of time. It’s a bold statement but you know I’m right. Email can take you from sealing a major new deal that will take your business to the next level one minute, while the next you get caught in a to and fro exchange that interrupts you multiple times and causes focus, time and productivity to be lost. It’s clear that the positives of email outweigh the negatives so the key is to take control of the tsunami of communications and not let email control you. Simples!
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