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Leadership – The Foundations to Build a Successful Business

At Simply Business we believe one of, if not the most, critical factors in the success of a business is its’ leadership. Or the converse, the lack of business success can be primarily attributed to a lack of leadership. Early studies suggested that leaders were born, not made, however today’s research clearly indicates that skills…

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Changes to Personal Leave Entitlements

An employee can use their accrued paid personal/carer’s leave for any amount of personal leave or carer’s leave per year. There is no cap on the amount that can be used for either purpose each year. test

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How to achieve more, and work less!

At Simply Business, we believe achieving more, and working less can be achieved by successfully increasing your Personal Effectiveness in the work place. We believe this to be a critical area in business today, due to the significantly increasing pressures being imposed on us in the work place. So what are the pressures? They can…

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Personal Effectiveness & Time Management for the busy professional

Simply Business has conducted extensive research on the subject of ‘Time Management’ and the effective use of it in business today. This topic has an extensive well-worn history which shifted during the 1990s to be known as ‘Personal Productivity.’ Personal Productivity has now grown and evolved to cover not only Time Management, but so much…

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How to improve your profitability without increasing sales or prices

Increasing profitability in such a tough economic environment by growing sales or increasing prices simply doesn’t work. Clients are likely to be subjected to the same pressures as you are and won’t accept price increases or change of suppliers without significant discounts. Slashing costs may work in the short term, however is likely to have…

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Transition Your Job in to a Business

Following our recent online article on transitioning your job in to a Business, we have had significant enquiries regarding the topic. It revealed that yes, many owners have a job but didn’t know how to convert their current ‘job’ in to a successful business. In response to that demand, we conducted a pilot program on…

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Problem Solving Tools

One of the greatest life skills you can have as a child, or an adult, is the ability to problem solve. Yet, nowhere is it taught. It either comes naturally (but not for many people), or they have to learn it. At Simply Business, in conjunction with Mindshop we will teach you ‘How to Problem…

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Do You Have a Job or a Business?

People may set out to create a business but more often than not all they are doing is creating a job for themselves. Simply Business has developed a checklist to help you determine what you have, a job or a business.

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LinkedIn the Networking Powerhouse

LinkedIn the Networking Powerhouse is a business-oriented social networking site mainly used for professional networking; however it can do so much more. It’s just a matter of learning how to effectively use it.

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