Do you spend most of your time dealing with operational details or do you have your brain free to work on the strategic stuff?
Hopefully it’s not too early to ask you “what’s the point of a Christmas staff party?” You’re probably starting to plan one even if it is just drinks after work one evening.
There are some obvious things like thanking the staff and freelancers for their hard work, relief that you’ve got through a tough year etc. etc.
However, if you’re smart, there are some other messages you could be communicating and feedback you could be soliciting.
Here’s an article we came across this morning from the Institute of Directors. They argue that many great entrepreneurs have failed their way to success and that the key characteristics include: Ambition Activity Astigmatism Amplification Aphorism Abidance We like it for it’s honesty that the path to success is rarely a straight line and that Read the full article…
Mark McGuinness is running a series of four workshops to help you gain creative momentum in key areas of business. The series will focus on how to motivate creatives and yourself, time management, web marketing and presentation skills. Sign up quickly to book your place at Cockpit Arts in Holborn, London.
If you listened to all the business advisors recommendations of books & strategies you’d never get to the bottom of the pile. Personally there’s only so much of that stuff I can handle and I’ve rather reached the ‘tastes good but I couldn’t eat a whole one’ stage. There are however lots of non-business books Read the full article…