The end of your speech is arguably even more important than the opening. Conclusions are the speaker’s opportunity to influence what their audience remembers about you and your business. It also reaffirms your authority as someone worth hearing. So, how can you end your speech with a bang, not a whimper? I believe your conclusion […]
Over a third (35%) of employees know or suspect that their colleagues have a drug problem or take illegal substances either during or outside work, a new survey has found.
Posted on 15th March 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
As a social media manager I can tell you that most of us have to fight hard for our budget. Sometimes that’s because there isn’t budget to be had but often it’s because social media is not deemed to be as worthy as CPC or media buying in the eyes of the big bosses. I’ve […]
Posted on 14th March 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
Hashtags are an excellent way of gaining attention for your brand or your product. Recognised on all the main social media platforms, they allow users to interact with your brand and others following the hashtag. Great…so what could possibly go wrong? In this article I’m going to tell you about 3 famous hashtag fails and […]
Posted on 1st March 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
You might think that over the course of a decade, only minimal changes would have been made in terms of equipment for the office, however, this is not actually the case. Huge innovations in technology since 2006 have completely adapted the way we work. Cloud computing, mobile printing, document management systems and even social media […]
Posted on 23rd February 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
Eighty three per cent of people who start a home business do it because they want to set their own working hours; freedom from co-workers/bosses is top for 77%, and for two thirds, peace and quiet is most important. A year in, however, and they can feel they’ve had too much of a good thing: […]
Posted on 18th February 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
To celebrate “National Fun at Work Day” on 29 January, we have picked 10 of the coolest offices you have ever seen! Google London Google is the trendiest place to work, so it’s only fitting that it has the coolest office. Step inside a London landscape with a mini St James’s Park complete with boating […]
Posted on 26th January 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
Search for articles that tackle mental health in the workplace and you’ll find plenty of advice for business owners looking to support their employees. It’s far less common to find support for the business owners themselves. Maybe this is to do with the nature of being a high powered or enterprising individual. If you’ve demonstrated […]
Posted on 18th January 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
Any entrepreneur will tell you the importance of long hours. In fact, most will tell you it’s impossible to succeed without working from (very) early in the morning until (very) late at night.
Posted on 5th January 2016 in Bits & Bytes.
Office desks will one day incorporate nearly as much computing power as the desktops that once sat on top of them. That’s the vision of workspace furniture design company Opendesk, which has been given a £25,000 grant by Innovate UK to create a prototype smart desk.
Posted on 26th November 2015 in Bits & Bytes.
‘Why did you become an entrepreneur?’ is often one of the most interesting questions you can ask an entrepreneur. So, on behalf of E2Exchange, we asked one of the UK’s most recognisable entrepreneurs why he became an entrepreneur.
Posted on 15th October 2015 in Bits & Bytes.