How to hire and fire - according to the pros

Hiring and firing. Neither are decisions I take lightly. If you hire the wrong people you risk upsetting the balance of your whole team, while firing someone obviously has serious consequences not just for the individual involved but for staff morale in general.

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7 New Year's business resolutions for 2017

Personally, I haven’t made any New Year’s resolutions since I was about 13 and determined to get onto the school soccer team. As you get older, you realize that choosing January 1st to change yourself or the world is a little restricting.

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10 places to hold your team (or client) holiday party in Boston

Bostonians have loved a good party ever since 1773. Of course, these December days, the only revolutions tend to be found on turntables at parties across the city. But just in case those arguments about where to hold the office get together become a little heated, here are our 10 suggestions for the holiday season (tea optional).

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10 places to hold your team or client holiday party in Houston

With the holiday season approaching us faster than a rocket-fueled Santa’s sleigh, the annual debate on where to have the holiday party is in full swing. Well, relax. We’ve had a look at what Houston has to offer (it’s a lot) and come up with 10 suggestions for spending some quality time with your team - or your clients.

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Networking tips for introverts - infographic

For the introverts among us, conversing or networking with people at events can be a difficult and daunting experience. Despite wanting to get the most from the event, factors such as social anxiety and worry might sometimes get in the way. However, there are ways to combat these feelings, and it is possible for more introverted people to network just as effectively as extroverts.

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How getting more sleep may actually benefit your business

You may remember the other week when I wrote about fatigue and ways to reduce it. We’re always chasing that perfect work/life balance so we’re getting the best of both worlds, but it’s easier said than done. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to help with this.

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Is fatigue your biggest business challenge

Aside from the great stuff your business provides, whether it be products, services, great customer service or awesome coffee (and, let’s face it, everyone needs awesome coffee!), none of this can happen without a healthy cashflow.

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