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4 Keys to Successful Strategic Planning With Your Team

For your company or organization to succeed, you must make an actionable plan. And for a strategic plan to be successful, the process that goes into creating it must be effective. In this article, you will learn the 4 keys to successful strategic planning with your team members. What is Strategic Planning? According to Simon Charles, a marketing specialist at Brill Assignment, strategic planning is an activity where organizations, through their management departments set priorities, dedicate energy and resources, enhance operations, and ensure organization’s employees and other shareholders are working to achieve the same goals.

Negotiations Under Pressure - How to Secure a Deal Under Stress

Closing a successful deal isn’t easy with the business world’s ever-increasing pace. People have shortening attention spans and deals happen faster than before. The extreme pressure forces CEOs and other executives to close complex contracts through high-stakes negotiations where one slip-up can cost millions. The pressure puts these negotiators in a constant state of alert where some are prone to cracking under stress. Read this article to learn how to handle negotiations when things get stressful.

How to Automate Small Business Security

Automation is coming! Automation is coming!

Are you ready for it?

Even small business owners know the importance of using technology for everything from increasing efficiency to managing daily operations. But what about security?

According to statistics, criminals aren’t just going after fat cats with in-house IT departments and deep pockets. More than 43% of all cyber attacks target small businesses. Does your company have the funds to fend of a ransomware attack or survive a data breach?

Most don’t.

Before you launch your startup or expand your business, security automation should be an integral part of your plan.

7 Tips to Organize Your Business Finances Properly

Financial accounting is a mirror reflecting the quality of management and the efficiency of any business. Competent accounting of finance from the very start can help correctly assess its financial position and direct the cash flow to the right stream. In this article, we will talk about how to take into account the flow of finance at each stage of business development and how to analyze its financial condition.

Sabbatical: Why I took a six-week break from work

One of the things I enjoy most about running my own business is the fact that I can make my own work rules, along with my team. Together, we can build our “perfect world.” If you’ve been following Nozbe, then you may already be familiar with some aspects of our company’s approach to work: working with the latest technology; remote work (“#NoOffice” – we don’t have a physical office employees must go to); working only four days a week, where Fridays are a time scheduled for weekly reviews and personal development (dubbed “TGIF”, as in “Thank God it’s Friday”); and our constant experimentation with new ideas.

Online Reputation Management Tutorial For A Newbie

Online authority is a digital form of the word of mouth marketing. The Internet allows everyone to publicly express their opinions about brands and products, thus adding a whole new layer of information to the traditional concept of brand reputation. In such circumstances, one of your top business goals should be to strengthen online credibility.

4 Factors Slowing Your Business Growth & How to Solve Them

The future looks bright for today’s small businesses. According to Capital One’s most recent Small Business Growth Index, optimism is at a record high, with 67 percent of small businesses viewing conditions as “good or excellent.” 65 percent of those surveyed cite business growth as the reason behind their enthusiasm, followed by national economic conditions and improved business operations.

How I Got My Startup off the Ground

Today, it is possible for all of us to create an online website and start earning money. With such attractive possibilities, there’s hardly anyone who hasn’t thought about it, creating a startup and making a fortune. After all, it sounds so easy.

How Are AI and Bots Changing Project Management?

Can you believe that artificial intelligence and bots will soon revolutionize the world of project management? Any time now, we’ll all have access to systems that can perform day-to-day management and administration tasks without any human input. A scary thought… or an exciting one? Read on to see how AI will change the way we all work.

Your Essential Guide To Team Productivity

If you are about to start using Nozbe not only as your personal project management tool but also as a team collaboration booster, read on.