Entrepreneur's Workplace

Protecting Your Business from Digital Attacks

A lot of the news in today’s world is centered on data breaches and hackers stealing data. The threat posed by digital attacks on your company, brand or business is one that continues to grow, so you need to make sure you are taking proper steps to protect yourself.

If you think that you are never going to be the target of one of these attacks, you are mistaken as hackers go for anyone who looks like they may be an easy target. Here are a few ways that you can better protect your business from digital attacks.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

What Happened To Your Profits?

When those sales figures and profits are on the way up, you don’t have anything to worry about. But as soon as you notice a slight drop in those numbers, the panic sets in. You’re running around frantically trying to work out what’s going on, working your sales team long into the night to try and get more customers coming in. But it still doesn’t work.

No matter how much you improve efficiency, profits are still dropping and you haven’t got a clue why. It might not always be the case that you’ve done something wrong, sometimes there are outside factors that can affect your profits in ways that you didn’t even realize. When you find profits going into a nosedive, one of these things could be the cause.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Your Small Business: For You, For Your Workers, For the Community

When you think of your business, you probably think regarding your goods and services, and your profits. That, in a nutshell, is what most companies boil down to. But if you take all of the color out of life, then it looks terribly drab.

As such, you shouldn’t just think of your business as a profit-generating machine; you also need to recognize it in terms of its wider standing in the community.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

How Loyal Are You To Your Employees?

There are articles in abundance across the internet that tell people what they should do to keep their employees in check, turning up on time and how to avoid a high turnover.

As an employer, you should be hyper aware of how loyal you are to your employees, rather than how loyal they are to you. The business that you own and nurture is only going to thrive and flourish based on the loyalty of the people who make up each team and each department of your company.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

How Businesses Inspire Loyalty

In today’s highly-competitive business world, loyal customers are the ones that you should be aiming for. After all, these are the ones that will come back to your company time after time, happily willing to spend their money with you.

There are many ways that you can inspire customer loyalty. Businesses like HelloWorld specialize in this area. This blog post will discuss in more detail a few of the ways that you can do this.

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Optimizing your company's overfow
Entrepreneur's Workplace

Optimising Your Company Workflow One Step at a Time

In this post, I want to really bring out the HR aspect of this blog based on certain things I’ve noticed over sometime and I hope it inspires you to bring out the very best in your company if you are in the management.

Businesses are often seen as slow, clunky and inefficient beasts that, while necessary in our everyday lives, are in need of a serious upgrade. But can you really teach an old business new tricks?

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Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace

An Effective Guide to Taking a Sabbatical from your Business/ Work

There are times in life when you just need a break.

If you have been working on your business for years, forgoing holiday celebrations and vacations in favor of pursuing your business goals, then there’s a good chance you’re long overdue a break. Business owners who don’t take time for themselves will soon find themselves facing burnout, and everything they worked for in their business will soon suffer in turn.

However, the majority of small business owners don’t take a break; never mind the kind of extended break that might truly help them reset and recuperate from the years of work. The reason that small business owners don’t like to take time off is because they worry about what will happen to their business if they do.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace, Inspiration

Misunderstanding: What We All Need To Know About Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, are a different breed to most. We are conflicting and conflicted characters, and so we are incredibly misunderstood. Same applies when you meet a fellow entrepreneur, while there is a kinship in us pulling together as one, ultimately there is a lot of competition and debate on this.

I consider myself a creative entrepreneur as I’ve stated in previous posts and overtime even though I still work a regular 9-5. I’m sure by now you are one of those that consider creatives to be entrepreneurs. And even though in the past I wouldn’t have considered myself to be an entrepreneur, I’ve learned a few tips that I’m going to share.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

What Turns Your Customers Off In Store?

Foot-fall is hard enough to maintain and grow without customers walking out before they reach the checkout. And if your customer numbers continue to decline, your entire business might be in jeopardy.

Before you blame the rise of online shopping for your problems, consider some other issues that might be turning customers off. Let’s face it – it doesn’t take much to make a person leave a store they really don’t like.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Shake Your Assets With these Asset Management Tips

All businesses have assets, even if yours is just the laptop that you carry out all your work on. Once you start to increase the asset count of your small business, it’s super important that you begin to manage them correctly.

This way, you always know the true value of your company, and can ensure that no asset is at risk of being stolen or lost. New to the world of asset management? Here are my top tips to help you shake your assets and improve your management of them.

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