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5 Ways To Stimulate Innovation And Creativity In Your Team

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 30, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Improvement should be an ongoing effort in any organization. The moment you stop growing, you run the risk of beginning to stagnate and fall behind, while your competitors are growing. That is why it is important to innovate in creative ways, using technology and assets that you have at hand. There is no need for drastic changes to the way your company does things. The most successful organizations avoid stressing the workflow by implementing new systems company-wide overnight. Improvement is a process that requires intelligent effort, subtle innovative and creative fixes, and adjustments with test periods and feedback. The smoother the transition period is, the more successfully the new technique will be implemented.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

How To Optimize Your Small Office Layout

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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You and your employees spend practically a third of your waking hours in the office. Time invested in making that physical environment optimal for work is never wasted. Research shows that offices optimized for space, color, and light improve employees' mood and long-term productivity. Once you have found the balance between cost and amount of space needed, you should make the best of that space using best practices. A little research may be required to find the right furniture and colors, but your personal taste and ideas from your team also play a large role. With that in mind, here are some good practices to study when optimizing your office layout.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

5 Effective Types of Reward Systems for Employees

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 21, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Building your company is the easy part. Implementing sustainable practices that will keep it in good health is when the real work begins. One of the most important issues is keeping your employees content and focused on your goals. It is increasingly rare to hear about companies with an average employee tenure of more than a few years. Low turnover often means that employees are happy and happy employees are productive employees. The hard part is to find a balance between effective employee rewards and the cost of these rewards to the company. This is where your innovative and creative ideas can help you tailor this system to your business. Identify important behaviors that help your company grow, show commitment, prove productivity, and achieve goals. Here are a few different types of employee reward systems:

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Topics: Entrepreneur

How Much Office Space Do You Need?

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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The first thing to consider when deciding how much office space you need is the maturity of your business. Are you looking for your first office after starting your business from home? Are you the sole employee and founder or do you have co-founders plus employees who work remotely? At this stage, growth projections are hard to fathom and the smaller the investment in the rent the better. If you are moving from an office due to expansion and have a few employees, you may have a better scope of things and project your growth and needs more accurately. You should consider the role of your employees and if any of your senior managers need an individual office. Space and desk allocation can be seen as favoritism, so be sure to assign them with a fair method in mind.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

5 Tips for Improving Your Office and Boosting Employee Morale

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Mar 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Finding a balance in your office agenda is like finding balance in anything else, you just have to put some time and focus into it. Making an office optimal in every possible way involves its physical organization, optimizing for productivity, and promoting a general mood that allows seamless interactions and workflow. A happy office means a productive office, so it is important to invest in both tangible and intangible ways that make your employees smile every morning when they walk in. How do we begin boosting employee morale? Starting a tradition, a mural with bright colors, a slide, the smell of good coffee and freshly baked cookies, or a giant green suggestion box are all part of the solution. The answer is a mix of all the above tailored to your mission, culture, and ultimate goals.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

8 Inspirational Books for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 23, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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When it comes to running your own business, experience is certainly the best teacher, the second best is following in the footsteps of a great mentor. The written word of successful entrepreneurs and economists that can give you insights and inspiration. There is a plethora of business books out there, but there are few that can truly substitute a mentor and help you shape your business decisions into success. Here you will find books for enrepreneurs with cult followings, as well as new unorthodox approaches that have become best sellers in recent years.
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Topics: Entrepreneur

Learn to Successfully Motivate and Inspire People

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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We are all quick to fall in love with a great idea, but few of us will take action to put that idea to work. What drives the actions you take, both personally and professionally? Most importantly, how do you convince people that your way is the best way and inspire people to work hard to achieve your ideas? Is it your intelligence, extroversion, charisma, charm, or hard work that make people follow you and your ideas? Perhaps it is a combination of all of the above, the perfect recipe for success, combined with a great idea that inspires people to action. Your success depends on the means that you employ to achieve your goals.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

How To Turn Disasters Into Opportunities

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 9, 2017 12:17:45 PM

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A crisis is a learning and growing opportunity. For example, some investors consider the financial crisis of 2008 their biggest buying opportunity. Disasters come in different forms and can be very damaging on an emotional level if they are personal, or affect your self-esteem and lead to depression if they are work related. No matter the nature of the trouble, you should process it the best you can, drawing lessons and adjusting your mindset. Every struggle gives you an opportunity to look at things differently. For financiers, that could mean time to restructure and diversify. Personal struggles could rearrange your values and be a wake-up call to pursuing your dreams with more intensity. PR crises can prompt you to address outstanding issues laying a more solid foundation for future growth.

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Topics: Entrepreneur

Vlogging On The Rise: How To Start A YouTube Channel

Posted by Milen Vasilev on Feb 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Video blogging has been around for while and is generating a huge amount of traffic, as well as a good part of marketing spending. Young, tech-savvy vloggers have generated millions of followers, are making a good living and some have acquired a celebrity status. They were the pioneers, but now online videos, YouTube in particular, are the center of many marketing campaigns. This is where millennials prefer to search for entertainment, news, and education. And this is where marketers go to meet them. YouTube is the third most popular site in the world and is second only to Netflix in North America in terms of generated traffic. Projections show that it has plenty of room to grow and that is what it will be doing in 2017.

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In keeping with The Rockefeller Group tradition of excellence, Rockefeller Group Business Centers provides stunning, fully-serviced office space, executive suites, virtual office plans and meeting rooms in Class A buildings throughout New York City.

 

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